WhatsApp Launches a Tip Line for Misinformation in India Ahead of Elections
WhatsApp has been struggling to address misinformation and rumors on its app without compromising security. “Checkpoint Tipline” gives users in India an opt-in option to submit rumors for fact-checking.
Where the investigation into Jussie Smollett's alleged "MAGA" attack stands now
The Chicago prosecutor assigned to the ongoing investigation abruptly recused herself from the case Tuesday night.
Let’s Aimlesly Speculate On (Almost) Every Game Coming in 2019
Three podcasts hosts, a wildly inaccurate Wikipedia page, and content to fill. We've got this.
No, Trump Didn't Order Pizza Topped with Miniature Pizzas for Stormy Daniels
The pizza-topped-pizza rumor is quickly going the way of the "gorilla channel" thing.
Nicolas Cage Wants His Face Removed from These Japanese Snacks
Stop trying to make Nic Cage snacks happen, says Nic Cage.
No, Starbucks Juice Drinks Aren't Full of Poison
It’s 2017, so even your juice can be tainted by fake news.
We Should All Be Adding MSG to Our Food, According to This Food Scientist
“Hold the MSG,” may become a statement of the past if food scientist Steve Witherly is to be believed.
Trump Protesters Falsely Accused of Anti-Chinese Racism in Viral Weibo Story
Fake information is not just a problem for American social media.
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No, the LAPD Is Not Going After Brad Pitt for Child Abuse
UPDATE: The FBI is reportedly investigating.
Investigating the Middle School Rumor that Mountain Dew Lowers Your Sperm Count
One of the greatest rumors in middle school was that the yellow dye in Mountain Dew killed off your sperm. Naturally, it became a much beloved contraceptive choice for countless teens. Was there any truth to the rumor?
Twins Scoreboard Was Announcing Trades That Hadn't Actually Happened
Don't believe everything you read during the trade deadline—even stuff you see at stadium scoreboards.
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Can You Get Herpes from a Tanning Bed?
In our new bullshit-busting column, we investigate the story doing the rounds on Facebook that tanning can give you STIs.