Tagged With Hoaxes

YouTube has started showing fact-check cards debunking conspiracy theories and hoaxes


A 23-year-old allegedly called a hoax bomb threat in to easyJet to avoid seeing his parents


No, Instagram isn't restricting your posts so that only 7% of your followers see them



Bitcoin scammers are sending bomb threat emails to millions around the world, but authorities are confirming 'NO DEVICES have been found'


Don't fall for the hoax: Facebook isn't restricting your News Feed to 26 friends


Someone hacked a YouTube employee's Twitter account to spread misinformation about the shooting



There's a fascinating psychological explanation for why fake news goes viral


Mark Zuckerberg debunks the rumour he's giving his fortune away to random Facebook users


Copy-and-pasting that viral Facebook copyright warning does nothing


Everyone is going nuts over this Vine, but no, you can't charge a phone with a corndog


The seemingly elaborate hoax someone pulled on Bloomberg and Twitter wasn't actually that complicated


A senior at a cutthroat Virginia high school started an international scandal with a bizarre story about Harvard and Stanford



The 37-year-old Bulgarian man at the center of an SEC lawsuit about a fake takeover bid for Avon might not exist


Internet trolls are creating chaos by posting fake 'news' -- but this new software is learning to recognise the hoaxes as they happen


Meet the shadowy Italian hoaxer who impersonated UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon on Twitter


This is what happens to your stock when someone sends a fake email saying the CEO has resigned



The world's first head transplant surgery might be one giant hoax


This horrifying Vine has been watched over 17 million times -- here's what's really going on


How This Hoax About Space Fooled Over One Million Facebook Users


Meet The Shadowy Italian Hoaxer Who Uses Twitter To Fool World Leaders And Move Markets