Hoaxed – This week the Royal Academy of Art’s yearly summer exhibition opens in London. Led by iconic British artist Grayson Perry, this year’s selection panel had over 20,000 artworks to choose from, with only 827 making it into the prestigious show. That means literally thousands of artists had their paintings and sculptures refused, but we’re sure […]
Hoaxed – It cannot be denied that hackers have become more intelligent. With their improved hacking skills, these cyber criminals are now capable of penetrating websites and social media accounts of large corporations and even celebrities. A 2016 study conducted by the Pew Research Center to look into the cybersecurity habits and attitudes of adults found that […]
Hoaxed – Of the two Simmons dwelling in the land of popular culture, Richard was by far the most entertaining—until he retreated from the public eye around 2014. Now preferring to live privately, the tabloid mill has openly speculated on where our favorite super-effeminate fitness guru has gone. One of the more outlandish theories had Simmons taken […]
Hoaxed – The Donald Trump Twitter presence is increasing with the new hashtag dedicated to the comb-over king.
Hoaxed – 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 […]
Hoaxed – 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 […]
Hoaxed – The internet rumor mill never ceases churning. Over the last few hours, rumors of a possible Kayne West tribute album to David Bowie began circulating, eventually finding their way into reports from otherwise reputable news organizations.
Hoaxed – 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 […]