Facebook has seen fake news stories trend repeatedly after firing its team of human editors. Here’s a roundup of the most damaging hoaxes so far.
Dan Senor, an adviser to Paul Ryan, is at the center of a conspiracy theory alleging that he leaked the Donald Trump “Access Hollywood” video.
In a fact check about a last night’s debate, NBC is refuting Donald Trump’s claim that Hillary Clinton didn’t literally “acid wash” 33,000 emails, but used an app called “BleachBit.”
CNN appears to have accidentally cut to an interview with an Ohio “focus group” too early as CNN anchor Pamela Brown prompts the interviewee to quote Hillary Clinton after last night’s debate.
Conspiracy theories about Hurricane Matthew have run wild online.
At a town hall hosted by actress Elizabeth Banks in Haverford, Pennsylvania yesterday, child actor Brennan Leach was selected to ask presidential candidate Hillary Clinton a question about Donald Trump.
A conspiracy has been circulating about Hillary Clinton using green screens at rallies. Watch videos about the theory, and explanations to debunk it.
A Redditor found a photo of a Berenstain Bears VHS labeled “Berenstein.” See the photos and theories here.
John F. Kennedy Jr., his wife and sister-in-law died in 1999. But their deaths are still at the center of conspiracy theories.
5 police officers were killed and several others were injured last night at the hands of sniper Michael Xavier Johnson at a Black Lives Matter protest in Dallas, Texas. Conspiracy theories about government orchestrated “race wars” immediately began to circulate.
A video alleging to show a Brexit vote counter erasing a vote and writing a new one in has gone viral. Paul Joseph Watson shared the video on YouTube.
EgyptAir Flight 804 from Paris, France to Cairo, Egypt disappeared over the Mediterranean early this morning. What are conspiracists saying about the plane that is believed to have crashed?
Following Megyn Kelly’s interview with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Fox, conspiracists are wondering if the whole GOP debate and feud was staged so Kelly could “go mainstream” and sell her book.
A Thailand-based businessman wants to raise $1.5 million so that he can build a skyscraper and buy a Boeing plane to recreate 9/11. The purpose is to test the conspiracy theories that surround the event.