Saudi Media Are Promoting A Ludicrous “Fake Fiancé” Conspiracy Theory About Missing Journalist Jamal Khashoggi
“These conspiracy theories are nonsense and a dangerous distraction from finding out the truth of what happened to Jamal,” said the Washington Post.
A Fake Online Review Claimed Refugees "Slaughtered Goats" In A Hotel. This Newspaper Helped It Go Viral.
"Radisson Hotel Toronto East can confirm that the claims of goats being slaughtered in the public bathrooms are completely false statements," the hotel told BuzzFeed News.
Can you tell what was real news and what was fake news this week?
How A Hapless Bitcoin Entrepreneur Got Swept Up In The Crypto Craze And Started A Multimillion-Dollar Ponzi Scheme
A Quebec IT worker was certain he’d developed a foolproof way to mine bitcoin. Instead, it led him and his investors to ruin.
This week: phallic buildings, weed jokes, and horse-eating alligators.
This week we have stories about floods, marine animals, and weird agriculture.
The Act.IL app paints itself as a grassroots initiative, but one expert calls it "advanced digital political astroturfing."
Reddit says the community violated its policies against inciting violence and harassment.
Reddit is still home to communities such as /r/whitenationalism, /r/gentilesunited, and /r/whitebeauty, which promotes "fascist beauty standards."
This week's quiz features robots, people getting lost at sea, and vulgar tweets.
There's no such campaign for the man charged with first-degree murder in the death of Mollie Tibbetts, GoFundMe says.
Ohio's Secretary Of State Says Voter Fraud Did Not Affect A Special Election For A Congressional Seat
Some older Ohioans were given placeholder birthdates on their voter registrations, which has led to suggestions of voter fraud.
Critics say the widespread anti-Muslim content on Facebook is something the company hasn’t taken seriously.
The ever-growing QAnon conspiracy theory got a big boost from YouTube this week.
The shooter has been identified as 29-year-old Faisal Hussain.
On this week's quiz: burgers, bees, and blimps.
Websites that translate sensationalized European news reports into English are helping spread anti-Muslim attitudes in the US.
“I just thank my lions. They saved our rhinos from another onslaught.”
A Canadian Jazz Festival Canceled A Play About Slave Songs After People Objected To Its Majority White Cast
The lead singer had said "I don't see color" when defending the play.
There are many pro-Trump items still available on the retailer's website.