Tag Archives: Facebook Hoaxes
A Facebook hoax started by q100country.com on their Facebook page claims that a cross fell through an Adult World store on I-75 near the Huntsville-Oneida exit. The Q100 Country Facebook page has shared a photo-shopped image of the large cross through the rough of an Adult World store.
A Facebook hoax claims that an alligator or crocodile was spotted swimming through Channel Island Harbor Oxnard, California with a dog in its mouth. The actual video shows a crocodile with a dog in its mouth, but the voice was edited in to make the incident seem like it happened in Oxnard, California.
New hoaxes and scams claim that WhatsApp has the option of free calls. They say you can invite friends, send messages to friends, or perform another instruction to activate it. This is not true. It is just an example of a spam like hoax that circulates around the web and the messenger app.
A hoax spread by satire publications claims that ebola is being smuggling in Capri Sun. The report features a picture of Capri Sun and text that says “Ebola seems to be smuggling itself in Capri Sun.”
A hoax spread by satire news publications claims that a team of archaeologists have uncovered the skeletal remains of a giant in the Bulgarian city of Varna. The report features a picture depicting a giant skeleton with a group of archaeologists crouch around the bones.
A satire article called “Woman Eats Nothing But Dog and Cat Food for 30 Days Straight: Find Out Why” published by satirical web publication DailyBuzzLive claims that a woman ate nothing but pet food in order to encourage pet owners to read the ingredients on pet food bags before purchasing them.
An internet hoax created by satirical web publication Daily Buzz Live claims that planetary alignment on Jan 4, 2015 will decrease gravity for 5 minutes causing partial weightlessness. This is entirely false.
An internet hoax first published by satire publication clickhole.com claims that “The Spider Eggs They Used To Fill Beanie Babies Are Finally Hatching!” This is not true.
A Judd Nelson death hoax is circulating on Facebook via a fake Fox News website (foxnews.es). The Judd Nelson death hoax claims that the ‘Brat Pack’ actor from the Breakfast Club was found dead in his Los Angeles condo.
An internet hoax claims that 5 people were murdered in an Arkansas Haunted House with a chainsaw. This is entirely false and is a hoax that has been in circulation and reformatted for over 10 years.
An internet hoax published by Huzlers.com and thenewsnerd.com is attempting to claim that Notorious B.I.G.’s son CJ Wallace has proposed to longtime boyfriend Jason Wertz. This is entirely false.
A satire publication has published a fictitious story titled “Ebola Victim Rises From The Dead In Africa Fear Of Zombie Apocalypse!” and falsely claims that an Ebola victim in Ganta, Liberia rised from the dead.