On May 12 2021, an Imgur post purportedly showed two tweets from all the way back in June 2014 by chain restaurant Jersey Mike’s (@jerseymikes), the first asking “how do you top your sub?”, and the second beginning, “blocked .bl
In early May 2021, a tweet showing a map of the United States swathed in mostly red with a scattering of blue appeared, and it quickly went viral: The text that accompanied the image, from an account going by @TABYTCHI, said: There is no such thing a
https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/pelosi-tweet-willie-mays/ Claim: On May 6, 2021, U.S. House Speaker N
Social media users are sharing a made-up tweet that purports to show Chelsea Clinton saying, “If Jesus were alive today he’d be working at Planned Parenthood.” The tweet is fake, a spokesperson for Chelsea Clinton’s office confirmed.
The post was quickly and quietly deleted.
Outrage over this alleged Chelsea Clinton tweet is misdirected.
Social media users posted images of an alleged tweet from the Chicago Police Department expressing support for Derek Chauvin after he was convicted of murdering George Floyd, a Black man. But the department denounced the image as a fake, and there are
The actress faced criticism and ridicule after an unusual condolence message posted in 2018.
Did the Chicago Police Department's Twitter account tweet a statement in support of Derek Chauvin, the Minneapolis police officer who was convicted in the death of George Floyd? No, that's not true: the Chicago police account does not hav
The former Minneapolis police officer was found guilty in the killing of George Floyd, a Black man.
Facebook posts shared multiple times have used a purported screenshot of a tweet to claim that Muhoozi Kainerugaba — a son of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and a high-ranking military officer — had threatened to “crush” the Buganda Kingd
A conservative radio host in Omaha is under fire for a social media post criticized as racist that he sent minutes after the conviction of a white former Minneapolis police officer for the killing of a Black man.
Many online observers criticized what they presented as a crass play on words by the NFL franchise in April 2021.
Indians manager Terry Francona called racist social media messages sent to first baseman Yu Chang “stupid and ignorant” and said they have no place in baseball or “anywhere.”
According to a widely-shared screenshot, the FBI mused "Is he doing interviews now?" after the Duke of York appeared on television in April 2021.
A screenshot of a tweet purportedly asking dog owners to avoid saying “good boy” or “good girl” to their pets because it “delegitimises the lived experience of transdogs” has been shared thousands of times on Facebook. The remarks prompted
Historically, the National Archives and Records Administration operates Twitter accounts that formerly belonged to members of the executive branch. Trump's ban complicates things.
The tweet was described as a “Meme. Cultural touchstone. Cheese sandwich.”
After the sudden death of commentator Midwin Charles (disclosed on April 6 2021), a tweet attributed to Charles stating that she “just got vaccinated” circulated on Twitter: The tweet, which was dated 10:18 AM on March 1 2021, said: Just g
Amazon also admitted that some delivery drivers might have had to urinate in bottles and it vowed to improve their working conditions.
A popular March 31 2021 Imgur post featured a purported screenshot of a 2017 tweet by Rep. Matt Gaetz (including a photograph of Gaetz and teenaged girls), along with a title indicating the content “aged poorly”: I’d say this tweet a
Some of the congressman's old tweets resurfaced amid a March 2021 sex trafficking scandal.
A March 27 2021 Facebook post purportedly featured a tweet from commentator Ben Shapiro, in which he described experiencing what he called his “#redpill moment” at age seven during a birthday at school: The tweet, which was dated March 26 2
In March 2021, screenshots of a tweet attributed to “Kent State gun girl” Kaitlin Bennett began circulating in which Bennett interpreted the song “WAP,” an explicit and sexually provocative song that has become grist for the far
Articles about typos will undoubtedly contain at least one "embarrasing" typo.
The viral screenshot was circulated again in 2021 during an online argument with rapper Cardi B.
Soon after Oprah Winfrey's interview with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle was aired on CBS on March 7, 2021, an image circulated online purportedly showing a screenshot of a tweet by former US President Donald Trump commenting about the show. The claim
Some messages are longer than a single tweet.
One of the most popular Imgur posts on March 4 2021 involved a screenshot of three tweets, two of which were from Michigan Republican Tom Norton, pertaining to “cancel culture” in general: Why some Americans allow these nuts to form a gove
Did Klaus Schwab tweet that there are coming food shortages and that his World Economic Forum is working with the Biden administration to ensure that most people survive? No, that's not true: This is a tweet from a fake Twitter account th
The original comment was posted by Tom Holland, the historian, and not by the actor.
The Twitter account for the popular cookie did weigh in on at least one political issue in late February 2021.
Quick Take A popular image is made to appear as if President Joe Biden posted a racist tweet discussing Coca-Cola and “cultural reappropriation.” There is no record of Biden ever posting that tweet. Full Story An image circulating on socia
A February 23 2021 tweet asserting that “If $15/hr is too much for minimum wage then $85/hr is too much to pay our senators to literally do nothing” immediately spread in viral form, quickly migrating as a screengrab to a popular post on R
The argument "it sounds like something they would say" usually means that person said no such thing.
A purported 2016 tweet from Senator Ted Cruz saying he’ll believe in climate change when Texas is affected was shared online after he flew to the warmth of Mexico last week while millions endured frigid weather in his home state. The tweet is false;
The "Oval Pawffice" Twitter account no longer exists.
Did President Joe Biden send out a racist tweet regarding his comment about minorities not being able to use the internet ? No, that's not true: the viral screenshot of the supposed tweet is an obvious forgery containing way more characte
Quick Take A screenshot purports to show a 2016 tweet from Texas Sen. Ted Cruz concerning climate change. Cruz’s office said the tweet was fake, and there is no record of Cruz ever posting it. The phony screenshot went viral anyway. Full Story A