A Mississippi Man Lost His Nursing Job After He Wore A Violently Racist Shirt To Vote In The Midterms
He’s a registered nurse and former police officer, and his employer subsequently fired him after an investigation.
A False Claim About "Illegals" Being Paid To Vote For Beto Originated From A Best-Selling Author And Historian
"Hey, fake news, right?" said Larry Schweikart when asked about his false tweet.
The Partisan Meme Wars Have Come For LinkedIn
“Facebook banned me, they hate me. But that’s all good — I started posting on LinkedIn and everybody is following me,” said one Trump supporter.
Here’s A Running List Of Hoaxes And Misleading Information About The Midterm Elections
Attempts to confuse voters have already started circulating across social media.
Current And Former Chicago Police Officers Are Spewing Racist Hate On A Facebook Page
Posts on the page, which features scores of current and former Chicago police officers, have gone far beyond boosterism. Some posts encourage police to abuse suspects.
This Ad Fraud Scheme Stole Millions, But Almost No One Wants To Own Up To It
“Nobody knows how bad it is and nobody wants to know," said one critic of the ad industry.
A Fake Story About Ikea Went Viral On Twitter After A Twitter Employee Shared It
The story was also promoted in a Facebook ad, which is not supposed to happen.
Sen. Mark Warner Is Pressing The FTC To Tackle Digital Ad Fraud After A BuzzFeed News Investigation
He said Google "may have engaged in willful blindness, all while profiting from this fraudulent activity."
Apps Installed On Millions Of Android Phones Tracked User Behavior To Execute A Multimillion-Dollar Ad Fraud Scheme
A BuzzFeed News investigation uncovered a sophisticated ad fraud scheme involving more than 125 Android apps and websites, some of which were targeted at kids.
The Barefoot Runner Who Demanded His Neighbors Remove Acorns From The Sidewalk Was Just Trolling
“I can’t believe BuzzFeed was the one who actually fact checked.”
Facebook's Hyperpartisan Publishers Are Deepening Divisions About Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmation
“It is certainly the biggest story in politics since the 2016 election,” one publisher told BuzzFeed News
Why A New Fake News Law In Singapore Could Be A Big Test For Facebook, Google, And Twitter
Government hearings in Singapore put Facebook under intense scrutiny and have paved the way for a new fake news law in the country. That has human rights organizations and activists concerned.
Facebook Has Removed More Than A Dozen Big Conservative And Liberal Political Pages
Facebook said the pages were managed by a fake account and were spamming content from LifeZette, a conservative site.
The Fake Newsletter: Hurricane Misinformation Playbook
Here are some of the Hurricane Florence fakes to watch out for.
What We Know And Don’t Know About The Unverified Claim China Hacked Hillary Clinton’s Server
Many of the claims are baseless and lacking proof.
Revealed: Notorious Pro-Trump Misinformation Site True Pundit Is Run By An Ex-Journalist With A Grudge Against The FBI
How award-winning former journalist Michael D. Moore came to run a site filled with false reports and conspiracies.
Meet The People Who Spend Their Free Time Trying To Fix Facebook
"We know we have more work to do," Facebook said in a statement to BuzzFeed News.