Old hoaxes are coming back to target the storm.
Here are some of the Hurricane Florence fakes to watch out for.
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This week we have stories about Nike, Nike, algae, and then more Nike.
An Army Director Hired To A Top Immigration Post Spewed Anti-Muslim Comments On Facebook — Then He Lost The Job
Guy Sands-Pingot, who once compared Islam to the Nazi Party in a Facebook comment, was hired as a deputy director at US Citizenship and Immigration Services. He will now not fill the role.
This week we have stories about Google, George Orwell, and Korean pop music.
Many of the claims are baseless and lacking proof.
Trump Claims Google Didn’t Promote His State Of The Union. Google And This Screenshot Say Otherwise.
“Google promoted president Obama’s State of the Union on its homepage. When President Trump took office, Google stopped,” a video shared by Trump falsely claimed.
His Reddit Account Was Falsely Connected To The Jacksonville Shooter. He Corrected The Record. Others Did Not.
Some have issued apologies, corrections, or updates, but dozens of articles pointing to the false connection are still up.
Some social media users have been systematically spreading misinformation.
The problem with tech’s apology cornucopia.
This week we have stories about bikers, Mali, and an inflatable unicorn float.
This week we have stories about Churchill, Alex Jones, and a bag of sex toys.
This week we have stories about ninjas, face-sitting, and a whole new species.
“If you don't know any better and you already think there's something wrong with this community, you're going to see this as more reason why it shouldn't have rights.”
But people have a lot of opinions about the idea.
"Republicans are so scared of me that they’re faking videos and presenting them as real on Facebook because they can’t deal with reality anymore," Ocasio-Cortez tweeted in response.
This week we have stories about Russians, Republicans, and Obama's tie.
This week we have stories about priests, Russia, and psychic animals.
This week we have stories about Borat, soccer, and Harley-Davidson.