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On the 10th of August, a social media post had claimed President Trump is furious because the CEO of Amazon, Jeff Bezos decided to offer a free one-day prime shipping for all mail-in ballots for the upcoming Presidential elections. The post which has since garnered over 25,000 likes and shared about...
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During a visit to Midland in Texas for a fundraising event, Trump made certain remarks in his speech addressing the people of that West Texas region which is the heart of oil reserves. Trump in his speech said, “Now we're back and now we're just going to keep expanding. We did a great job." This was...
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Social media conspiracy theories drawing a connection between Moderna and two famous personalities in the business and medical field are being circulated on the internet. These theories link the biotech company, Moderna together with Anthony Fauci and Bill Gates in a bid to discredit "the vaccine that...
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Posts stating that the popular retail platform, Target is discontinuing its show, Shop With a Cop because of its reluctance to associate with the law enforcement agency in lieu of the events of 2020 has been circulating online since late July. These posts are not true. This fake information that Target...
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There have been a lot of claims on the social media space in the past few days concerning how retail stores in the United States, especially Walmart is moving towards a cashless form of payment in its stores. In most of these posts as seen on Twitter, Walmart is said to be planning on going cashless...
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A recent viral Facebook post claims that Bank of America has donated a sum of 1 billion dollars to Black Lives Matter. The post has been shared over 29 thousand times and states that “Bank of America just pledged one billion dollars to BLM. That’s war money ladies and gentleman. It’s coming.” However...
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On Friday 24th July, the White House Press Secretary, Kayleigh McEnany during a Press briefing at the White House made numerous claims regarding some shows which are being cancelled all over America and how President Trump isn’t a fan of these developments. One of the shows which McEnany said had been...
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In the past three days, many social media posts have been sharing a supposed Kroger receipt that includes a BLM charge, BLM being Black Lives Matter. The picture is very popular particularly on Twitter, and Kroger has been accused of raising funds for the Black Lives Matter movement through this charge...
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A viral Facebook post claims that fast-food chain Five Guys Burgers refuses to serve police officers. The post has been shared over 115 thousand times. The post goes on to suggest that the Facebook user will be boycotting Five Guys Burgers and that the company will bankrupt themselves due to this. However...
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On Wednesday July 22nd, as part of his campaign plans for the forthcoming Presidential elections, former Vice President and Democratic Party candidate, Joe Biden took part in a virtual roundtable session with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). During the session, Joe Biden provided insights...
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A recent viral Facebook post claims that the NFL has agreed to give Black Lives Matter 250 million dollars. The post is made by a conservative Facebook group and has already gathered over 40 thousand shares. The Facebook page that posted claims they will also be boycotting the NFL from that point onwards...
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An article which originated from Huffington Post has claimed that betting on online slots has increased significantly by up to 25% during the lockdown period. This article which comes with the title, ‘Brits Took A Huge Gamble In Lockdown – And Lost £228M In One Month’ claimed to have gotten its numbers...
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Since the outbreak of COVID-19, Business owners in America have been observing safety measures to protect themselves. It is safe to say, avoiding taking cash in exchange for goods and services is one of the strategies employed to prevent transmission via the contact route. However, in a Facebook post...
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Claims that Wayfair's CEO, Niraj Shah has stepped down amidst unfounded claims of child trafficking associated with the company's exorbitantly high prices for furniture which are coincidentally named after people are circulating online. Although the origin of this particular claim cannot be ascertained...
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A video claiming to show a rat infestation in a Liverpool branch of the McDonald's restaurant has been circulating on social media since earlier this month. This video is false. The low quality video which was first posted on July 8 by a Facebook user where it was reposted several times is an edited...
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Following the arrest of Ghislaine Maxwell on July 2, 2020, several baseless claims about her acquaintances have been circulating online. Since last week, Amazon and Wayfair have been the target of mischievous social media users. Hence, it is no surprise that Wayfair is in the spotlight again with a...
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Recently, social media users have been speculating that the RFID chip at the back of Victoria's Secret's clothes, especially on their lingeries and bras are actually meant to track people. The speculation has gained a lot of foot hold since it was first introduced till date. It has travelled all the...
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Recently several viral social media posts have claimed that British Airways, the flag carrier airline of the UK, will be closing down all of its flight operations. The claim originates from this video and has been circulating on Facebook posts, Twitter, and reuploads on YouTube. The video is titled...
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On June 25, 2020, US President Donald Trump posted two tweets announcing the reforms he brought in for Maine’s lobster industry. Along with informing about releasing 5000 square miles of the Maine ocean coast for lobster and fishing industries, he also claimed that President Obama destroyed them for...
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UPDATE: India's Ministry of Information Technology banned 59 Chinese Apps on 29 June 2020. The ban was enforced on the recommendation of Ministry of Home Affairs' Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Center. The contents of this article are still correct and the images remain fake. A rumor has been spreading...
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A familiar “new Facebook rule” status is circulating around, urging users to re-post it as a legal notice to stop Facebook from making their posts and photos public.

Recently, several Facebook users were seen posting the following on their timeline:

There is no point in doing that at all.

Facebook has...
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Since last week Thursday, a fake promotion which was purportedly posted by Starbucks has been circulating online. This fake promotion claims that Starbucks will give "a free Frappuccino" of choice to anyone who shouts "Black Lives Matter" in any of their stores and "the louder you shout the larger the...
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LogMeIn, a SaaS company offering cloud-based remote-connectivity collaboration services, CSM, and IT services, has recently released a blog post warning its users of a recent attack by hackers piggybacking on the Covid-19 to gain access to people’s accounts. According to a blog post from LogMeIn, reports...
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Due to an “incorrectly configured database”, the data of over 900,000 users of Virgin Media was unknowingly exposed online for over 10 months, make it vulnerable to hacks. The company later confirmed that their data was accessed at least on one occasion by someone who had no access. That leaves phone...
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A new scam circulated in Facebook Messenger quickly went viral claiming that Netflix was offering a free subscription for 2 months. Once the user clicks on that link, after multiple steps’ process, the links point to a fake Facebook page for Netflix. By then, the user’s Facebook login credentials would...

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