A persistent rumor states that Facebook will begin charging for access to the website. One variant also claims that Twitter will also begin charging for its services. Despite categorical denials by officials whenever the rumor surfaces, rumors of “membership fees” have resurfaced several times over the past few years. Today we look closer at...
Today we celebrate 12 strange hashtags which trended on social media over the past several years. While some viral stories were deliberately planned by media companies, some were the work of organized pranksters such as 4chan. In other cases, strange things seemed to go viral for no apparent reason at all. This list is by no...
After Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced he would give away the majority of his Facebook shares to charity, a false Facebook post claiming he was giving away 10% of those shares to users who re-posted a status update.
A graphic shows a man holding up what he claims to be a winning powerball lottery ticket. It is also claimed that he will share $10 million with someone who follows him online.
Is Facebook is attempting to block a drawing of a nativity image because it is offensive to some readers?
A graphic posted on Facebook includes a caption that readers should “watch what happens to the pic” after they press 1 in the comments.
A story circulating online claims that CNN has deleted a poll which showed Sanders the overwhelming winner at the recent Democratic debate.
A photo circulating online allegedly shows a man who painted a U.S. flag on his yard in response to a homeowner’s association rule preventing him from flying one.