Did You Fall For Online Bullshit? Take This Quiz To Find Out
On this week's quiz: snakes, shoe smugglers, and more!
Ann Coulter Cited This Author's Work To Attack Immigrant Children, But He Wants Nothing To Do With Her
"I don't know if she knows how to read, but she clearly hasn't read my New Yorker article."
Can You Tell Fake News From Real News?
In this week's quiz: movie trailers, plastic islands, and prenups!
This Viral Photo Of A Caged Child Is From A Protest, Not A Detention Center
The photographer said the little boy wandered inside the cage during a protest in Dallas.
No, Justin Trudeau Did Not Have A "Fake Eyebrow" Fall Off During A Press Conference
Are we really doing this?
Can You Tell Which Of These Stories Are Real And Which Ones Are Bullshit?
Did you fall for fake news this week?
Justin Trudeau Was Accused Of "Groping" A Reporter At A Music Festival In 2000
The incident allegedly took place when Trudeau was 28. The prime minister's press secretary told BuzzFeed News he doesn't recall "any negative interactions."
Claims Of A "Child Sex Camp" In Arizona Are Fueling The Latest Conspiracy Theory
Police say there's no evidence of human trafficking at what appears to be a former homeless camp in Tucson.
Who Is Tommy Robinson And Why Has His Arrest Captivated The Right-Wing Media?
The anti-Muslim activist was arrested after filming outside a courthouse in Leeds. He later pleaded guilty to contempt of court.
A Homemade Bomb Injured 15 At An Indian Restaurant In Canada, And Police Are Hunting Suspects
Police in Mississauga, Ontario, say two men detonated the device at the Bombay Bhel restaurant on Thursday night.
How YouTube's "Super Chat" System Is Pushing Video Creators Toward More Extreme Content
During one livestream, someone using the screen name National Socialist spent $100 to display the message “WHITE PRIDE WORLD WIDE!”
Courtroom Sketches Of Toronto Van Attack Suspect Alek Minassian Are Fueling A New Conspiracy Theory
The conspiracy theory hinges on the differences between low-resolution images of Alek Minassian taken during his arrest, and artistic sketches of his court appearance.
No, Kanye's Pro-Trump Tweets Did Not Cost Him 9 Million Followers
Twitter says Kanye has approximately 27 million followers, even though some users saw a much lower number after he posted pro-Trump tweets on Wednesday.
This Bonkers Conspiracy Theory About A "Hillary Clinton Snuff Film" Is Getting A Big Boost On Facebook And YouTube
Claims about the video's existence are spreading even though some dedicated conspiracy theorists are skeptical of it. Hint: It doesn't exist.
We're Tracking All The Rumors About Toronto Van Attack Suspect Alek Minassian
Here's your guide to what's true, false, and unverified about the 25-year-old man identified by officials Monday as the suspect who killed at least 10 people on a crowded Toronto street.
This Hoax About Morgan Freeman Saying "Jail Hillary" Keeps Going Viral
The false story comes from a well-known fake news publisher.
Right-Wing YouTubers Think It’s Only A Matter Of Time Before They Get Kicked Off The Site
YouTube's crackdown on hate speech and other "unsafe" content is causing many of the biggest stars of the far right to look for alternatives.
The Quebec Mosque Shooter Said He Was Motivated By Fear Of Muslim Refugees
Alexandre Bissonnette pleaded guilty to six counts of first-degree murder.
"Taqiyya": How An Obscure Islamic Concept Became An Obsession Of Anti-Muslim Activists
"I mean, 99.99% of Muslims don't even understand what taqiyya is, but every alt-right Twitter troll is an expert on Islamic theology now."
How A Hoax About Muslims Wanting To Ban Dogs In Public Keeps Going Viral
The dubious story first surfaced in the UK in 2016 when flyers from a made-up organization called For Public Purity claimed Muslims wanted dogs out of public spaces. Nearly two years later, the hoax keeps going viral on Facebook.