28/10/2020

Eagles won’t steal your baby: Animation students admit YouTube hoax

The Canadian students behind the viral “Golden Eagle Snatches Kid” video that took Twitter, Facebook, and other social networks by storm this week have ‘fessed up on their 3D tomfoolery. The clip – which appears to show an eagle swooping in and attempting to snatch a toddler from a park, then dropping the child several […]

Fake Winning Powerball Ticket On Facebook Is A Hoax, Liking Won’t Get You $1M

A fake winning Powerball ticket on Facebook, purported to be held by a young man named Nolan Daniels, has been circulating with a promise to give one million dollars to a lucky like-giver on the social network. The fake winning Powerball ticket on Facebook, proudly held up by the bearded and smiling Daniels, indeed boasts […]

Facebook Warning Hoax: Social Network Releases Statement On Fake Copyright Messages

Have you seen some official looking messages about privacy and copyrights pop up on your Facebook timeline today? Well, don’t worry, it’s just a hoax. The social networking site released a statement today saying that it’s policy about privacy hasn’t changed. Facebook writes on its website: “There is a rumor circulating that Facebook is making […]

Facebook Warning Hoax: Social Network Releases Statement On Fake Copyright Messages

Have you seen some official looking messages about privacy and copyrights pop up on your Facebook timeline today? Well, don’t worry, it’s just a hoax. The social networking site released a statement today saying that it’s policy about privacy hasn’t changed. Facebook writes on its website: “There is a rumor circulating that Facebook is making […]

GOP Campaign Manager Resigns After Hurricane Sandy Hoax, Tweeted Fake Storm Information On Purpose

A GOP campaign manager has resigned from his duties in the re-election efforts for a New York congressman after it was revealed through internet sleuthing that the Republican operative deliberately spread false information on Twitter — posting Hurricane Sandy pictures and reports to the microblogging service that ultimately made their way into mainstream media reports. […]

New Facebook Hoax Spreading Like Wildfire [Updates]

There is a new hoax making its way around Facebook, and there is a good chance you have already seen it. The post implores Facebook users to repost it by midnight to avoid Facebook’s new monthly charge. According to the post, Facebook has implemented a new, three-tier pricing structure that will go into effect tomorrow (the date […]

Facebook “privacy disclaimer” status update is a hoax

Facebook “privacy disclaimer” status update is a hoax If you’re a Facebook user, some of your friends may have recently posted a status update titled “Privacy Notice.” It goes on to declare in legal-sounding language that since Facebook is now publicly traded it can make public use of your private content—and if you don’t repost […]

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