Articles in the category Hoaxed

Are Mexican Restaurants Banning Donald Trump Supporters?

Several posts which appear to show anti-Donald Trump signage on Mexican restaurants have begun circulating on Facebook. One of the signs, posted on a Taco Cabana in San Antonio, Texas, says the taco chain will no longer be serving “people who display support for the views of the presidential candidate Donald Trump.” It also says […]

Hey Cat Lovers, Did You Fall For This Recent Facebook Hoax?

We all have those Facebook friends that fall for every hoax story that they find on their feed. And of course each week, tons of new hoaxes appear to fuel the naive flames. This week cat lovers got their panties in a bundle over a warning that a popular cat treat could possible kill your […]

Check Out Snopes’ List of the Most Popular Urban Legends of 2015

What would we do without Snopes? Founders Barbara and David Mikkelson are so thorough and unbiased in their fact-checking that folklorist Jan Harold Brunvand, considered by many to be one of the top experts in his field, once told National Review he wouldn’t start his own fact-checking website because “they have it all there,” he added: “I will just […]

Grandma Gets Locked in Public Restroom, Spends 4 Days Knitting [HOAXED]

You may have seen this news story circulating around Facebook. A British grandmother gets locked in a public bathroom and spends four days knitting a scarf and eating candy. The story is certainly hilarious and even a bit heartwarming, but alas—it’s just another example of blogs picking up a “news” story from a satirical website. […]