On September 17 2021, the Facebook page “These memes kill fascists” shared a post about Manchester United striker Eric Cantona kicking a Nazi: Kicking a Nazi cost Manchester United striker Eric Cantona a 9 month penalty, an €18000 fine, a
In this special investigation, we also found nearly 100 comparisons of mask-wearing to Nazi Germany in the Let Them Breathe Facebook group.
Here are the harms researchers have been documenting for years.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Sept. 16, 2021) – Environmental disasters are increasing worldwide and will become more frequent and severe as a result of climate change, according to a new report from the World Meteorological Organization. The Poynter I
The former Denver Broncos tight end became a household name in the 2010s as an outspoken conservative Christian.
A well-meaning and wildly popular Facebook warning got some basic facts wrong about digital image editing.
An unknown and apparently large number of Facebook accounts appear to have been hacked in 2021 in a specific fashion — specifically, the account’s email address is changed (often to a Hotmail address), two-factor authentication (2FA) is ena
The post led commenters to believe that a large gathering of Christians in St. Louis was ignored by the news media in 2021.
It's not everyday that a Facebook page pushing disinformation involves three foreign countries and a Spanish-language telenovela.
It's not everyday that a Facebook network pushing disinformation involves a Spanish-language telenovela.
A Facebook post claims the BBC has lost £50 million “this year” from non-payment of licence fees. It also states that 260,000 over-75s had “refused to pay” for the TV licence. Neither of these points are right.
A Facebook post claims the BBC has lost £50 million “this year” from non-payment of the TV licence fee. It also states that 260,000 over-75s have “refused to pay” for the TV licence. Neither of these points are right.
A link to a website being shared on Facebook claims that a little girl called Alice has been kidnapped and asks readers if they recognise the suspect caught on video. This is not a genuine case, but a scam which demands readers’ Facebook logins t
REVIEW On 13 August 2021, the Facebook page “America First With Dr. Sebastian Gorka” published a video of nurse Nicole Whitley, who made several claims about ivermectin, COVID-19 vaccine safety, and the COVID-19 PCR tests. Sebastian Gork
A round of fictitious stories masquerading as news articles from Fox News — invoking the names and faces of prominent hosts on the channel — and other outlets have been used in recent weeks to hawk dubious products through paid Facebook adv
The spokesman faced a question about freedom of speech in Afghanistan.
https://www.newsmax.com/us/facebook-oversight-board-fact-check/2021/08/17/id/1032704/ A member of Faceb
Even when various QAnon-themed posts were manually reported, Facebook's support team responded to say the content didn't violate company policies.
We documented a sampling of Facebook posts, comments, and a group that continue to push anti-mask and anti-vaccine rhetoric, as well as COVID denialism.
On August 6 2021, Irish broadcaster and verified page “RTÉ 2fm” shared a video captioned “The greatest interview of ALL time. A classic ,” reaching five million views on Facebook Watch and purportedly showing footage of a flig
https://techcrunch.com/2021/08/09/facebook-klobuchar-warner-letter-nyu-ad-observatory/ Facebook’s dec
“Pfizer vaccine now completely worthless in Israel as >80% of all COVID-19 patients were previously vaccinated.”
"If your employer is mandating any pokes, do not quit. Make them fire you. That way you get unemployment benefits."
Quotes Abraham Lincoln as saying, “You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich.”
Two federal government buses “stopped in front of a Mexican restaurant in the very small town of Green Cove Springs Florida… The passengers were illegal immigrants, straight from the southern border.”
Ivermectin caused a substantial decrease in the excess mortality rate in Mexico.
“Fauci just told us they found a (coronavirus) variant that ‘evades the test.’”
“The best way to avoid COVID altogether is to exercise, eat healthy and let your immune system beat it naturally.”
Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried “suspended gun rights — no due process — just because she says these people were merely ‘involved’ in January 6.”
Does a video posted on Facebook prove that former President Donald Trump is still commander in chief? No, that's not true: Although the video makes the claim in its headline, nothing in the video substantiates the claim. The claim appeare
“Thanks to (Israel's) sacrifice, we now know that natural immunity is far superior with 1% experiencing re-infection while 40% of new cases were previously vx'd."
Says Novak Djokovic said of Simone Biles: “Pressure is a privilege, my friend. ...If you are aiming to be at the top of the game you better start learning how to deal with pressure…”
"They didn't allow" Simone Biles "to take her ADHD medication."
Says the white man who wanted Rosa Parks’ seat on the bus was suffering from ADHD and anxiety.
Mail-in voting requires no signature verification.
CDC "will revoke the emergency use authorization" of the PCR COVID tests because those tests don't differentiate between COVID and flu viruses. "Translation: They've been adding flu cases to Covid cases when using that test.”
“More than 40 military tribunals testified.”
“60% of patients admitted to the hospital in the UK have been fully vaccinated”
The opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics predicted the COVID-19 pandemic.