Did Target sell "tuck-friendly" Pride swimsuits as children's items? No, that's not true: Those swimsuits were labeled for adults and were not available in children's sizes. The claim appeared in a post on Instagram on May 17, 2023. Its c
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PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – Bird flu is not a pandemic, and Bill Gates didn’t say children are being targeted
"The NEXT pandemic is here and children are the target, says Bill Gates.”
Truth or Fiction?→ Target Caves to Weaponized Narratives, ‘Pulls’ Pride Items
On May 24 2023, Target issued a statement regarding Pride Month in 2023, disclosing a controversial decision to change course in response to purported violent threats against its employees: Target Statement on 2023 Pride Collection For more than a deca
PolitiFact→ Matt Walsh – No, Target is not selling ‘tuck-friendly’ swimwear for kids
“Tuck-friendly” bathing suits at Target “are available in kids’ sizes.”
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Kid Rock Did NOT Say He Wants To Send A Message To Target — Story Is From A Satirical Site
Did singer-songwriter Kid Rock tell The Dunning-Kruger Times that he wants to send a message to Target Corporation, like he did with Bud Light? No, that's not true: The Dunning-Kruger Times is a satirical website. There is no evidence tha
FactCheck.org→ Bogus Claim Targets Bud Light Partnership with Transgender Influencer
Quick Take Bud Light partnered with a transgender social media influencer for a promotion during the NCAA March Madness tournament. Social media users responded with the false claim that the CEO of the company had resigned following a conservative
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Poster Does NOT Show A Real War Recruiting Campaign Launched By Ukraine In The U.S. To Target Low-Income Populations
Does a viral snapshot of a poster portray authentic recruiting efforts of Ukraine to encourage the homeless and welfare recipients in the United States to join the fight against Russia? No, that's not true: The rumor was promoted by Kreml
AllSides→ Does School Book on Anal Sex, Masturbation Target 5-Year-Olds?
AllSides→ The Crusade Against ‘Malinformation’ Explicitly Targets Inconvenient Truths
Full Fact→ The Liberal Democrats, SNP and Plaid Cymru all pledge to immediately restore the overseas aid target
Liberal Democrat leader Ed Davey claimed his is “the only party” calling for spending on foreign aid to be restored to 0.7% of Gross National Income.
Full Fact→ Asda tills don’t use facial recognition for targeted ads
A Facebook video wrongly claims Asda’s self-service tills use facial recognition to collect data about customers for targeted advertising.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: NO Evidence Bill Gates Is Creating A Seed To ‘Target Black People’
Is Bill Gates engineering a seed that "will target Black people" and possibly kill them? No, that's not true: A video making that claim offers no evidence that Gates is producing a seed for plants that can attack the immune system of Blac
Logically→ Adani Group is being targeted since there are no calls for a Joint Parliamentary Committee into Wipro despite its share price falling by 45 percent.
Adani Group's share price fell abruptly due to fraud allegations, which prompted demands for a JPC investigation. Wipro's share price fell gradually.
PolitiFact→ Viral image – The UK is targeting older adults in its upcoming COVID-19 vaccine campaigns, not banning them
The United Kingdom banned COVID-19 booster vaccines for people under 50.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Consumers Will NOT Get $500 Target Gift Card As A ‘Settlement’ For High Prices — It’s A Scam
As a "settlement" for raising prices "unfairly," is Target giving out $500 gift cards to people who shopped with them during the fourth fiscal quarter of 2022 and who will answer three questions? No, that's not true: A Target spokesperson
PolitiFact→ Bryan Steil – Steil on target with claim on Milwaukee’s homicide rate
In Milwaukee, "The (homicide) rate has nearly doubled in the past two years."
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Assailants Are NOT Using Zip Ties To Target Women In Texas College Town
Are zip ties being attached to trash cans outside homes in a Texas college town to target the women who live there for assault? No, that's not true: Police in College Station, Texas, say they and other law enforcement agencies have invest
Truth or Fiction?→ How to Fight Disinformation — Part V: Resilience Targeting
This is the last in a series about how communities can fight back and protect themselves against weaponized disinformation campaigns. You can read our previous articles here: Part I: Firehosing Part II: Gaslighting Part III: Distraction Part IV: Sign
Logically→ Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte is deliberately targeting farmers to create food shortage and control people.
Rutte's government is attempting radical changes in farming practices to cut nitrogen emissions. He is not deliberately targeting farmers.
PolitiFact→ National Rifle Association – National Rifle Association off target on red flag law process
Says Gov. Tony Evers would, “allow the government to use red flag laws to confiscate your firearms without due process.”
PolitiFact→ Instagram posts – Arizona ballot error did not target Republicans
Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs “sent 6,000 wrong ballots to Republicans.”
Poynter→ Trick or truth: Are drug dealers really targeting kids on Halloween?
“Watch your kids’ candy!” “Looks like SweeTarts!” Halloween’s coming, and you may be seeing social media posts like these about the dangers of brightly colored pills sometimes called “rainbow fentanyl.” […] The post Trick or tru
PolitiFact→ A Better Wisconsin Together – Better Wisconsin Together on target with ad on Michels and gun law loophole
Says Tim Michels "opposes closing the loophole that allows domestic abusers to buy guns."
PolitiFact→ Joe Manchin – Fact-checking Joe Manchin on the targeting of IRS audits
“WV families making less than $400K & small businesses will NOT be targeted by the IRS.”
Poynter→ Election Integrity Partnership targeted election misinformation, not conservatives
A former congressional candidate claims that he and other conservatives were targeted on social media with the government’s help around the time of the 2020 election. “(The) Department of Homeland […] The post Election Integrity Partnersh
PolitiFact→ Instagram posts – Partnership targeted election misinformation, not conservatives
The "Department of Homeland Security and the State Department coordinated with a group called the ‘Election Integrity Partnership’ to censor Joe Biden’s opponents.”
Snopes→ Governor Voids Territorial Orders Targeting Native Americans
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham described the 19th century proclamations by former territorial governors as offensive.
Logically→ The deep state created Hurricane Ian to target red states.
Hurricane Ian is a natural disaster that hit Cuba and Florida state. The claim is baseless and stems from a conspiracy theory.
Snopes→ Hold Fire: Re-Enactors Fear Being Targeted by NY Gun Law
Some historical battle re-enactors in New York are holding their musket fire because of worries over the state's new gun rules.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: ‘Strawberry Breeze’ Is NOT A Real Drug Targeted At Children
Are drug dealers selling schoolkids a new type of methamphetamine called "Strawberry Breeze," that looks like strawberry-flavored candy? No, that's not true: Warnings about "Strawberry Breeze," "Strawberry Quick" and "Strawberry Quick Met
Snopes→ Long COVID: How Researchers Are Zeroing in on the Self-Targeted Immune Attacks that May Lurk Behind It
In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, much attention focused on reports of harmful inflammation.
Snopes→ US Clears Updated COVID Boosters Targeting Newest Variants
The move by the Food and Drug Administration tweaks the recipe of shots made by Pfizer and rival Moderna that already have saved millions of lives.
FactCheck.org→ IRS Will Target ‘High-Income’ Tax Evaders with New Funding, Contrary to Social Media Posts
Quick Take The Inflation Reduction Act includes $79 billion for the IRS. Social media posts misleadingly claim the IRS will now hire “87,000 new agents” to investigate average citizens. But most new hires will provide customer services, and
Snopes→ Scam for Target and Walmart Refrigerators and Ovens Hits Facebook
We strongly recommend sharing this article with any family members or friends who might be susceptible to falling for this potentially dangerous scam.
Snopes→ Giuliani’s Lawyers Told He’s a Target of Ga. Election Probe
Special prosecutor Nathan Wade alerted Giuliani’s local attorney in Atlanta, Bill Thomas.
Snopes→ Cigarette Ads Aggressively Target Kids in Low- and Middle-Income Countries, New Study Finds
The tactics included displaying cigarettes near snacks, sweets, and sugary drinks.
Poynter→ Factually: In Georgia, fact-checkers have become targets of the ruling party
Factually is a newsletter about fact-checking and misinformation from Poynter’s International Fact-Checking Network. Sign up here to receive it in your email every other Thursday. While Georgian democracy has never flourished, fact-checkers in th
PolitiFact→ American Commitment – Ad targeting Manchin, AARP misses on Medicare drug price negotiations
Sen. Joe Manchin and AARP “support government price-setting schemes” to divert money from Medicare to “unrelated government programs or pad big insurers’ profits.”
Truth or Fiction?→ YouTube Targeting ‘Abortion Misinformation’ Post-Dobbs
Nearly a month after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on June 24 2022, YouTube indicated that it would identify and remove “abortion misinformation” from its platform in a July 21 2022 statement: YouTube says it will cra
PolitiFact→ Tim Michels – Michels on target with claim his company was building Keystone Pipeline when Biden ended it
“My company was building the Keystone Pipeline when (President Joe) Biden canceled it.”