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Sieren's China: Fake smile

The face-editing app Zao has gone viral in China and triggered concern across cyberspace. Proof that, despite their tech enthusiasm, the Chinese want data protection too,...

Sieren's China: Fake smile

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China's panda diplomacy puts a smile on 'best friend' Putin's face Chinese President Xi Jinping presented two pandas to Moscow's zoo at a ceremony with Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, in a gesture the Russian president described as a sign of deepening trust and respect ...
23:24, 06/05/2019

China halts Canadian meat imports over fake certificates China has stopped accepting shipments of meat from Canada after food inspections revealed residue of a restricted feed additive. Canadian authorities are investigating the case, which coincides with a...
06:00, 06/26/2019

China cries foul over Facebook, Twitter block of fake accounts China said on Tuesday it had a right to put out its own views after Twitter and Facebook said they had dismantled a state-backed social media campaign originating in mainland China that sought to unde...
12:00, 08/20/2019

Twitter and Facebook take first actions against China for using fake accounts to sow discord in Hong Kong The social media giants said they were taking action against what Twitter called a "significant state-backed information operation" related to the protests....
02:48, 08/20/2019

Twitter, Facebook accuse China of using fake accounts to undermine Hong Kong protests Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed information operation originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong....
00:00, 08/20/2019

UPDATE 2-Twitter, Facebook accuse China of using fake accounts to undermine Hong Kong protests Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed information operation originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong....
22:00, 08/19/2019

Why Zoë Kravitz Has Had A Lot To Smile About Lately Zoë Kravitz has had a lot to smile about lately, finds Vogue's Sarah Harris upon meeting the actor in her sparse, modern home, a former garage in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg...
18:24, 06/03/2019

Marta: 'Cry at the beginning and smile at the end' Brazil great Marta delivered an emotional message to the next generation of Brazilian players after the South American team was knocked out of the Women's World Cup Sunday....
20:00, 06/24/2019

Not even heartbreak can wipe away Yankees’ smile To steal a line from Bobby Bonilla of all people, Travis d’Arnaud, even in the game of his life, couldn’t knock the smile off Aroldis Chapman’s face. Did you see how the Yankees’ closer appeared pract...
14:36, 07/16/2019

Brighten Your Smile For the Best Price Ever This Prime Day The holidays (and holiday photos) are still a ways off, but it’s never a bad time to whiten your teeth, and Amazon’s running the best Crest 3D Whitestrips we’ve ever seen for Prime Day....
23:24, 07/15/2019

Point. Smile. Click. Repeat. Selfies are supplanting the signature as a sports collectible, and players on the U.S. women’s soccer team, who interact with their fans as much as any team in the world, are getting very, very good a...
15:48, 08/29/2019

MLB notebook: Ortiz 'flashed that smile' in recovery Former Red Sox star David Ortiz is in stable condition after a second surgery in Boston, his wife Tiffany Ortiz said in a statement provided by the team....
14:36, 06/12/2019

If You Want to Feel Happier, Don't Bother Faking a Smile For some reason, certain people feel it is their obligation to tell others—usually women—to smile. Clearly, this is problematic for many reasons, but as someone on the receiving end of those comments ...
00:12, 07/03/2019

With a wide smile for his mom, Prince George turns 6 Prince George is turning 6 and Kensington Palace is marking the occasion by releasing three new photos of the future king taken by mother Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge...
14:00, 07/22/2019

Rihanna Celebrating Her PCAs Nom Will Make You Smile Talk about being a showstopper! Rihanna proved once again why she is up for The Style Star of 2019 at this year's People's Choice Awards when she walked the black carpet at her......
02:24, 09/12/2019

Benzema hat-trick brings welcome smile to Zidane "Karim Benzema rewarded Zinedine Zidane\u0027s unwavering faith in him as the Frenchman scored a hat-trick in Real Madrid\u0027s 5-3 friendly win over Fenerbahce in the Audi Cup."...
21:48, 07/31/2019

Here are 5 times Southwest Airlines made the internet smile From giving out a free Nintendo Switch to holding a hula hoop contest, Southwest Airlines has given passengers plenty of reasons to smile.       ...
13:36, 08/07/2019

5 times Southwest Airlines made the internet smile From giving out a free Nintendo Switch to holding a hula hoop contest, Southwest Airlines has given passengers plenty of reasons to smile.       ...
04:00, 08/07/2019

James Holzhauer Was Told to Smile to Get on ‘Jeopardy!’ He’s Smiling Now He rarely did his homework in school. But Holzhauer’s persistence in mastering ‘Jeopardy!’ has helped him rack up winnings at a clip the show has never seen....
08:48, 05/07/2019

Trump, With a Smile, Tells Putin 'Don't Meddle in the Election' At the G-20 summit in Japan, President Trump called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to stay out of the 2020 presidential election, though the tone of his comments was open to interpretation....
11:48, 06/28/2019

| With a smile, Trump tells Putin 'don't meddle in the election' Much of Donald Trump's time in office has been overshadowed by allegations Moscow helped get him elected, but when it came to confronting Vladimir Putin on the issue, the US president did it in a joke...
18:00, 06/28/2019

Smile-to-pay: Chinese shoppers turn to facial payment technology New technology is rolling out across the country, despite concerns over privacyChina’s shoppers are increasingly purchasing goods with just a turn of their heads as the country embraces facial payment...
10:48, 09/04/2019

The exit velo stat that really made the Yankees’ CC Sabathia smile LOS ANGELES — Naturally, CC Sabathia smiled when the issue of his final swing of the day — and quite possibly his career — arose on Saturday afternoon. Doubly so when he learned that his lineout to ri...
10:36, 08/25/2019

Grumpy Cat, Whose Frown Made the Internet Smile, Dies After Infection Grumpy Cat, whose seemingly unamused facial expressions shot her to viral fame in 2012, has died at the age of seven, her owners have said. Grumpy Cat, real name Tardar Sauce, died following complicat...
18:24, 05/17/2019

Bill Skarsgård teaches Stephen Colbert the Pennywise smile, is only a little terrifying Whether you know it or not, we are living in the age of Skarsgård. Showing a photo to guest Bill Skarsgård on Monday’s Late Show of father Stellan and brother Alexander, Stephen Colbert only touched t...
15:48, 09/10/2019

CBOE Launches Smile Index Based on Implied Volatilities of S&P 500 Options CHICAGO, Oct. 25, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- Chicago Board Options Exchange ® announced today that it has launched the CBOE S&P 500 ® Smile Index, a premium-capture strategy benchmark index based on the stee...
20:12, 05/01/2019

AI brings Mona Lisa to life, loses signature smile in process Mona Lisa’s smile may be hard to read, but artificial intelligence researchers are revealing a new side to her enigmatic expression. A video uploaded to YouTube last week by engineer Egor Zakhar...
23:36, 05/28/2019

Even as he fights bone cancer, golfer Cullan Brown can make all of Kentucky smile Kentucky golfer Cullan Brown discovered he had bone cancer by accident; now a community is rallying around the 'beloved' sophomore.       ...
17:24, 09/10/2019

Taylor Swift Has the ''Biggest Smile'' After Demi Lovato Praises Her Lover Album There's no bad blood here. Demi Lovato is celebrating Labor Day (and the end of summer) on a high note. Taking to Instagram Stories on Monday morning, the 27-year-old shared the......
21:48, 09/02/2019

Dayton shooter Connor Betts’ obituary says he had ‘kind smile,’ omits mass killing The Dayton mass shooter was “a funny, articulate and intelligent man with striking blue eyes and a kind smile” — or so his family says in an obituary that conveniently fails to mention he ...
21:48, 08/14/2019

Texas mom who allegedly left her baby in a running car at a nightclub flashed a big smile in her booking photo Samantha Grace Vaughan allegedly left her infant in a running car while she took shots at a Texas nightclub, police said in an arrest affidavit.        ...
06:36, 07/31/2019

State Bicycle Co 4130 Road: ‘A retro steel bike to make hipsters smile’ | Martin Love Known for its single-speed urban bikes, this cool American bike builder has just released its first affordable retro racer with gearsState Bicycle Co 4130 RoadPrice £549.99, statebicycle.co.ukFrame st...
08:36, 06/23/2019

Big happy men smile amidst big happy flowers Summer can be a brutal season. The humidity is often uncomfortably heavy and relentless; intense thunderstorms and the hot, blinding sun make weeks on end unbearable. But it’s not all bad: Summer is a...
22:24, 08/09/2019

Why you can't fake a blush We’ve all been there, you get embarrassed, your cheeks become hot, you want the ground to swallow you up but what happens to your body when you blush and why do we do it?...
11:48, 07/10/2019

These Fake Butters Are Good, Actually The 90s were a dark time for fats, but I remember it being particularly bleak for butter. A sinister bottle of “I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter” spray was a persistent presence in my childhood kitchen...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Top 10 books about fake news Mendacious propaganda has a long history, in fiction from George Orwell to Philip Roth – and real-life reports by authors including Roald DahlWe all lie. But some of us are better at it than others. T...
14:24, 09/04/2019

Where does fake movie money come from? "I just got out of a meeting with the Secret Service. I'm still in the parking lot," said Rich "RJ" Rappaport at the beginning of our phone interview. The reason for the meeting? Some discussion about...
00:12, 04/30/2019

The Best Fake Sausage for Grilling Fake meat discourse tends to center around burgers, with their seemingly impossible meat-like texture and pink centers. But patties aren’t the only shape available from the makers of uncanny meat—it a...
18:24, 06/18/2019

One in seven hotels on TripAdvisor might use fake reviews Hotels in tourist destinations had "striking" patterns of five-star reviews posted by one-time contributors, according to UK consumer group Which? Travel....
07:36, 09/07/2019

Man Tries To Use Fake ID With Chris Hemsworth Pic, Says His Name Is Thor A man in Canada recently tried to purchase marijuana - using an ID card with Chris Hemsworth's photo. Pictures of the obviously fake ID, which put his name down as Thor Thunder Odinson, have gone......
13:00, 07/30/2019

How to Spot Fake Reviews on Amazon For all its convenience, online shopping’s biggest shortcoming is still the inability to see or test products first-hand before buying. So to feel like we know what we’re getting, we turn to user revi...
00:24, 05/07/2019

This leaked Pixel 4 XL video better be fake Google’s Pixel smartphones are never best-sellers. In fact, top flagship phones from the likes of Apple and Samsung outsell Google’s Pixel lineup each year by an order of magnitude or even...
20:00, 06/10/2019

Singapore clamps down on fake news with new law Lawmakers in Singapore passed a controversial fake news law which "criminalizes free speech" according to international activists. People found guilty of spreading fake news could now spend up to 10 y...
20:36, 05/08/2019

Fake VPN website delivers malware Criminals are cloning the website of popular VPN software to try and trick users into downloading malware.According to new research, the cybercriminals responsible for breaching and utilizing the webs...
09:48, 08/21/2019

Facebook still flooded with fake reviews, says Which? Users exposed to unsafe products bolstered by misleading reviews, says studyFacebook has been accused of failing to stop the sale of fake reviews through its website, more than a month after it was to...
17:36, 08/06/2019

Big Ag wants a cut of booming fake-meat market Bunge Ltd, one the world's biggest grain traders, recently disclosed the 1.6% stake it had purchased in the fast-growing fake-meat startup Beyond Meat....
12:24, 09/09/2019

How to survive the fake news about cancer The internet is awash with ads for costly but bogus treatments – and claims that scientists are suppressing a cure for the diseaseFor Eileen O’Sullivan, being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013 was ...
12:48, 07/14/2019

How to report fake news on Instagram Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Instagram announced today it’ll let you flag posts for false c...
13:36, 08/16/2019

Is Facebook doing enough to combat fake news? The social media giant has stepped up efforts at combating disinformation on its platform that could manipulate the outcome of the European Parliament elections. But is it doing enough?...
23:12, 05/05/2019

Whatever became of urban myths? Were they replaced by fake news? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsUrban myths – alligators in the sewers etc – u...
14:36, 07/09/2019

These vegan fake meat options will have you fooled Faux-beef mania has spawned a new age of vegan pioneers — all angling for a bite of the imitation comfort-food space. Here, four eyebrow-raising pioneers in fake meat: The Impossible Burger In 2016, t...
05:36, 06/05/2019

Facebook takes down more fake accounts from Iran Today, Facebook removed 51 accounts, 36 Pages, seven groups and three Instagram accounts that were involved in "coordinated inauthentic behavior" based in Iran. According to the company, the individua...
00:24, 05/29/2019

How to Spot a Fake Address Bar in Chrome on Android False login pages are a common method of phishing login credentials from users. If a website look legit, it’s easy for your muscle memory to kick in and for you to start typing your username and passw...
00:36, 04/30/2019

What World War II can teach us about fighting fake news With local and European elections just mere days away, the UK government is heavily promoting its S.H.A.R.E Checklist campaign across social media, which warns against the dangers of proliferating fak...
11:00, 04/30/2019

How to find and remove fake accounts on Twitter Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Are fake followers hindering your influence in the Twittersphe...
16:48, 07/24/2019

Indian man gets 7 years for arranging 80 fake marriages PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — An Indian man living in Florida has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison for arranging more than 80 fraudulent marriages. Court records show that 47-year-old Ravi B...
03:00, 06/21/2019

Schoolkids' phones are targets for fake news Can teens be vaccinated against online disinformation? DW's Teri Schultz reports on creative educational efforts to help young media consumers fend off viral lies....
15:24, 06/24/2019

Ex-Republican Fed Up With Trump Got Him To Stand Before Fake Seal The 46-year-old graphic designer threw it together after the 2016 presidential election - it was one part joke, one part catharsis. He used to be a proud Republican. He voted for George W. Bush twice....
05:12, 07/26/2019

Fake news is real — A.I. is going to make it much worse Advancements in AI are rapidly paving the way for "deepfake" videos, content that falsely shows people saying and doing things they never said or did. These fakes are blurring the lines between fact a...
23:24, 07/12/2019

This Kawhi Leonard Ball Fake Is Hypnotic Kawhi Leonard has been doing a lot that’s reminiscent of Michael Jordan. The raw scoring—Leonard is up to 31.4 points per game this postseason—the shimmying midrange work, the perimeter defense. Add a...
20:24, 05/24/2019

EU chief: Brexit a 'vaccine' against 'fake news' Brexit has acted as a warning against leaving the European Union and was a "vaccine against anti-EU propaganda and fake news", according to European Council President Donald Tusk....
00:36, 05/29/2019

How to Report Fake Listings on Google Maps Does your neighborhood have strange joke listings on Google Maps? Are you living next to a Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry? Fake Google Maps locations are surprisingly common, and these fic...
10:12, 08/27/2019

Have you seen the Gyro Drop on social media? It's fake. If you were planning a trip to Seoul, South Korea to ride the intense Gyro Drop free-fall amusement park ride after seeing the video currently circulating on social media, you will be disappointed....
13:24, 06/15/2019

Facebook reports big rise in fake accounts Facebook says it has removed billions of fake accounts before they were active. In a new report, Facebook said there was a "steep" rise in such activity from October 2018 to March 2019, even as it wor...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Facebook isn’t deleting the fake Pelosi video. Should it? SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook has chosen to leave up a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in which she appeared to slur her words. That has outraged people who believe Facebook should do mor...
10:24, 05/30/2019

Teens Arrested In Fake Shooting Prank Police in White Hall, Arkansas aren’t laughing after a bloody prank caused drivers to call 9-1-1. Several drivers slammed on the brakes Saturday night after seeing a teenage boy tied to a chair...
02:12, 05/07/2019

Facebook has taken down over 2 billion fake accounts in 2019 Facebook took down 2.19 billion fake accounts during the first quarter of 2019, the company announced today. In addition to that, Facebook said it disabled 1.2 billion fake accounts in Q4 2018. These ...
18:24, 05/23/2019

This fake John Wick NES game looks far too easy We’re far from the days where every blockbuster movie had to have a shitty tie-in video game, with movie studios and game developers preferring shitty mobile games or Fortnite events now, so it’s a bi...
08:48, 05/20/2019

| Inflatable tanks and 'fake news': The little-known side of D-Day On June 6, 1944, more than 150 000 Allied troops invaded the northern French coast, marking the start of France's liberation from its Nazi occupiers....
11:36, 06/06/2019

Instagrammer Called Out By Own Sister For Fake Hiking Pic There have been numerous instances of Instagram influencers being called out for posting fake or edited pictures - none of them as hilarious as this one, where an Instagrammer was called out by her......
03:12, 08/13/2019

Fake German heiress gets 4-12 years behind bars A judge has sentenced the fake German heiress Anna Sorokin to four to 12 years behind bars for defrauding New York banks and hotels. Judge Diane Kiesel says she was "stunned by the depth of the defend...
07:24, 05/10/2019

Facebook removes 3B fake accounts, but how many missed? SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook says it removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months. What Facebook’s new report Thursday doesn’t...
18:48, 05/23/2019

Celebs with the most fake Instagram followers, revealed A new report is calling out fake Instagram followers found on celebrities’ Instagram accounts. Shockingly, the Kardashians did not win this one. Ellen DeGeneres takes the cake for the most fake ...
21:12, 08/09/2019

Mexicans buy fake cellphones to hand over in muggings Armed robberies have gotten so common aboard buses in Mexico City that commuters have come up with a clever if disheartening solution: Many are buying fake cellphones, to hand over to thieves instead ...
19:24, 05/21/2019

| Fake cops steal $3.7m from Swiss woman Fraudsters posing as police officers stole 3.3m euros ($3.7m) from a Swiss woman through an elaborate scam that involved a fake plot implicating the victim's bank, Swiss media reported....
23:00, 06/26/2019

I Am Absolutely Here for Dunkin's Fake-Ass Sausage Sandwiches Meat lovers and breakfast enthusiasts, we have some news. Dunkin’ announced this week that it’s teamed up with Beyond Meat to introduce a new sausage, egg, and cheese sandwich sans the meat, which is ...
00:48, 07/26/2019

Could ‘fake text’ be the next global political threat? An AI fake text generator that can write paragraphs in a style based on just a sentence has raised concerns about its potential to spread false informationEarlier this month, an unexceptional thread a...
09:12, 07/04/2019

How Fake Business Listings End Up on Google Maps Have a burst pipe or a broken-down car? That plumber or mechanic you found on Google Maps might not be where they say they are. Or they might not be anywhere at all. Reporters Rob Copeland and Katie B...
09:48, 07/04/2019

Amazon warns customers: Those supplements might be fake Enlarge (credit: Getty | John Greim) On the second evening of Prime Day, Amazon’s annual sales bonanza, Anne Marie Bressler received an email from Amazon that had nothing to do with the latest deals...
17:00, 07/21/2019

Fake heiress Anna Sorokin: I’d be lying if I said I was sorry “The thing is, I’m not sorry,” jail-bound unrepentant fake heiress Anna Sorokin says in a new interview. “I’d be lying to you and to everyone else and to myself if I said I was sorry for anything,” So...
02:12, 05/11/2019

Fake reviews: How the Facebook 'factories' are still ripping us off Months after a Which? investigation into the manufacture of misleading reviews on Amazon, most are still activeConsumers continue to risk being ripped off as a result of fake review “factories” on Fac...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Seen the Gyro Drop on social media? It's fake. If you were planning a trip to Seoul, South Korea to ride the intense Gyro Drop free-fall amusement park ride after seeing the video currently circulating on social media, you will be disappointed....
02:12, 06/20/2019

How to spot and avoid fake travel reviews Many travelers rely heavily on online reviews to make decisions. But what happens when some of those reviews turn out to be bogus?       ...
04:12, 08/24/2019

Facebook Finds Itself on Receiving End of Fake Video An altered video of CEO Mark Zuckerberg has surfaced on the social-media company’s Instagram app, where he appears to question his company’s data practices....
04:48, 06/12/2019

Schumer wants Grubhub to eat any ‘fake’ restaurant fees ​Sen. Chuck Schumer is getting in the middle of the food fight between ​​Grub​hub and New York City restaurants by asking the delivery app to eat its “fake” fees. In May, The Post reported how​​​ ​Gru...
00:12, 07/15/2019

Fake ad blocker extensions used in ad fraud scheme Users trying to clean up their web browsing experience by installing an ad blocking extension may want to think twice as new research from AdGuard has revealed that many popular ad blockers are not on...
22:49, 09/17/2019

Van full of detectives pulled over by fake LI cop who then flees A Long Island man impersonating a police officer tried to take the law into his own hands when he pulled over a van -- and found it full of real detectives, police said Saturday....
04:36, 08/18/2019

MIT made an AI that can detect and create fake images Creating digital renderings and editing images can take hours, but researchers from MIT and IBM want to change that. They've trained AI to generate photographic images from scratch and to intelli...
00:24, 07/02/2019

Hackers hid malware in a fake trading app to steal your cryptocurrency Security researchers have uncovered a knock-off cryptocurrency trading website designed to steal the funds of unwitting victims. Cybercriminals have created a website that imitates the Cryptohopper cr...
19:24, 06/06/2019

Fake news: how misinformation became the new front in US political warfare Almost 70% of Americans feel fake news has greatly impacted their confidence in government institutions, a new study saysAs the US gears up for its next general election, half of Americans view fake n...
07:48, 06/07/2019

Fake Magic: The Gathering Card Names Are Fantastic Jason Rohrer (Passage, Sleep Is Death) thought it’d be fun to train an AI to create fake Magic: The Gathering card names. It was a good hunch....
11:24, 06/20/2019

Facebook removes 3 billion fake accounts over six months Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts over a six-month span, far outpacing previous efforts by the company in striking fraudulent accounts from the platform, the tech giant said Thursday....
01:48, 05/25/2019

Facebook says US immigration agents can't create fake accounts Facebook isn't down with US authorities' plan to create fake profiles they can use to investigate foreigners seeking visas. The social network told the Associated Press that Homeland Securit...
21:12, 09/04/2019

Sri Lanka Proposes New Law On Fake News After Easter Attacks Sri Lanka's government will introduce five-year jail terms for those caught spreading fake news and hate speech on social media, the government said Wednesday, following a surge in online vitriol and....
00:12, 06/06/2019

Facebook says removes 265 'fake accounts' linked to Israel Facebook said on Thursday it had removed 265 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages, groups and events linked to Israel due to what it called "inauthentic behavior" targeting users in Southeast Asia, ...
20:12, 05/16/2019

Bengal BJP Candidate In Hospital After Car Crash, Trinamool Says Fake Shantanu Thakur, the BJP candidate from West Bengal's Bongaon for the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, has been admitted to hospital after a collision between his car and an SUV on Saturday. Two of his......
18:12, 05/04/2019

Five stars or fake? How to beat fraudulent online reviews Internet sales are growing – and so is the threat of false endorsementsAs many shoppers search for bargains in advance of Amazon’s “Prime Day” sale this week, there is a growing scepticism about how t...
17:48, 07/14/2019

Man gets 10 years for home invasion, fake virus threat A Romanian man accused of taking part in a scheme to extort millions from a rich couple by injecting them with what they were told was a lethal virus has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison...
21:36, 05/16/2019

In 6 Months, Facebook Removes Over 3 Billion Fake Accounts (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday. Nearly all of them were caught be...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Samsung Now Has a Way To Make Ultrarealistic Fake Videos With Just One Photo Fake videos are getting really damn good, and now they’re getting even easier to make. For innocuous purposes like, say, a moving avatar, it’s a pretty cool development. But for more insidious use cas...
22:24, 05/23/2019

Facebook removed 3 billion fake accounts in just 6 months Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday. Nearly all of them were caught before they had a chance t...
20:24, 05/23/2019

Instagram Will Enable Users to Flag Posts They Think Are Fake Instagram users in the U.S. will soon be able to report content they deem to be fake as the Facebook-owned app joins the fight against online misinformation, Reuters reporte. The new feature, announce...
10:36, 08/16/2019

Americans think fake news is big problem, blame politicians NEW YORK (AP) — A new survey says half of U.S. adults consider fake news a major problem, and they mostly blame politicians and activists for it. A survey from the Pew Research Center released Wednesd...
18:12, 06/05/2019

Fake Facebook accounts are influencing African elections Facebook has issued a statement on how it removed fake accounts originating from Israel that ran Facebook Pages, Groups and Instagram accounts that carried false information looking to influence elect...
16:36, 05/24/2019

Fake prince sentenced to 18 years in federal prison Colombian native Anthony Gignac, who swindled millions from investors while pretending to be a prince from Saudi Arabia, was sentenced by a federal judge in Miami to 18 ½ years in prison Friday....
02:00, 06/02/2019

Research: The best way to stop the spread of fake photos is education It can be hard to tell whether a picture is real. Consider, as the participants in our recent research did, these two images and see whether you think neither, either or both of them has been doctored...
19:36, 07/02/2019

Fake Chinese Policer Cars Roil Aussies Over the past few weeks, Australians in Adelaide, Perth and Melbourne have reported seeing cop cars they didn’t recognize around town. These didn’t look like patrol cars from the state over, though. T...
18:12, 08/24/2019

These leaked Galaxy Note 10 photos are probably fake, but they look amazing At the time it was first released, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 was easily one of the most powerful and capable smartphones on the planet. It was also one of the most boring smartphones on the planet...
17:24, 06/03/2019

The number of fake emotional support dogs is exploding – why? It’s easy to get your pet designated an emotional support animal. But abuse of the system takes a toll on those with genuine needsAccording to her owner, Nick, 40, Rosie – a 50lb, eight-year-old yello...
05:00, 08/14/2019

FaceTime will correct your fake eye contact through feature in iOS 13, report says Apple appears to be toying with its FaceTime feature to make video calls feel more personal, automatically adjusting eye contact.       ...
20:00, 07/03/2019

Anna Sorokin: the fake heiress who fooled everyone | podcast For years Sorokin passed herself off as ‘Anna Delvey’, a German heiress worth $60m. Today she will be sentenced in New York and faces up to 15 years in prison. Hadley Freeman discusses how Sorokin was...
07:00, 05/09/2019

What do we have to do to get a copy of Jared Leto's fake severed head, huh? This past weekend’s Met Gala provided a higher-than-average number of internet-certified Looks, as fashion luminaries from around the world attempted to wrestle (with mixed success) with the theme of ...
07:12, 05/09/2019

WhatsApp chats can be hacked to show fake information Security experts have warned that WhatsApp messages can be altered without the user's knowledge due to a flaw in the messaging app's systems.Researchers from Check Point have revealed that v...
19:12, 08/08/2019

Police: Tycoon’s wife likely killed, abduction may be fake COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian police say they now believe that the wife of one of Norway’s richest men who allegedly was abducted eight months ago has been killed and they “cannot e...
14:36, 06/26/2019

Facebook isn’t deleting the fake Pelosi video. Should it? An altered video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi began circulating online last week, but Facebook and Twitter have not taken it down.        ...
17:00, 05/30/2019

It Takes Real Skills to Be a Fake Stephen Curry Two basketball impersonators, Brandon Armstrong and Maxim Peranidze, give their insights into the fledgling world of sports comedy that has brought them fame....
22:24, 05/31/2019

Could language be the key to detecting fake news? | David Shariatmadari Purveyors of disinformation can be caught out by the particular words they use, according to new researchThe internet represents the biggest explosion of data in human history. There’s more out there,...
18:36, 09/02/2019

Dad pleads guilty to paying $250,000 to get son into USC as fake volleyball recruit Jeffrey Bizzack, former president of the company ServiceSource, is the 51st defendant charged in the Rick Singer "Varsity Blues" college scheme.        ...
21:48, 06/28/2019

Fake Christchurch attack victims seek NZ$17k in support New Zealand police have raised concerns over people faking their presence at two deadly mosque shootings in March. More than NZ$7 million has been paid out to survivors by local victims' funds so far....
22:24, 06/28/2019

FCC wants to fine CBS for using fake emergency alert in 'Young Sheldon' The Federal Communications Commission is cracking down on the use of emergency alerts unless there's a legitimate crisis. Its latest target is a Young Sheldon episode broadcast in April 2018. CBS...
22:48, 09/09/2019

Fighting Instagram's $1.3 Billion Problem—Fake Followers As influencers strive for ever-higher engagement numbers, the battle between fake followers and fake-follower-detection tools is turning into an arms race....
17:01, 09/10/2019

The Londoner: Fake news fears for snap election In today's diary: Fake news fears for snap election | Out of the EU referendum campaign comes a happy union | Pierce Brosnan has had enough of the boys | Phoebe Waller-Bridge toasts Sir Ian McKellan...
21:48, 09/09/2019

This fake iPhone charging cable will hijack your computer A fake Apple charging cable has been developed that could allow attackers to trick their way into a victim's devices.Security researcher Mike Grover, also known as MG, has developed a fake Lightn...
01:37, 08/13/2019

IRS impostors are using fake emails to trick you: How to spot a scam Crooks are using phrases like 'tax return reminder' in a new email scam that aims to steal data. IRS warns this may be way to infect your computer.       ...
14:49, 09/09/2019

North Korea: Fake news on both sides is the norm Stories of the secretive state captivate media and audiences alike. But often the stories are only half true, sometimes outright false — especially those coming from a particular South Korean source....
02:36, 06/04/2019

Singapore's ban on fake news sets a dangerous precedent As tempting as it sounds, Singapore's initiative to curb online misinformation could stop public-interest journalism and stifle academic discourse, says Donna Lu...
19:36, 05/29/2019

Schumer warns dangerous fake e-cigs are entering the US Sen. Chuck Schumer warned that counterfeit e-cigarettes made with potentially dangerous ingredients are showing up in the United States and he wants the federal government to crack down on the product...
21:48, 06/23/2019

The number of fake assistance dogs is exploding – but who are the owners behind it? It’s easy to get your pet designated an emotional support animal. But abuse of the system takes a toll on those with genuine needsAccording to her owner, Nick, 40, Rosie – a 50lb, eight-year-old yello...
07:36, 08/13/2019

Google says Singapore's fake news law may hurt innovation Google said on Thursday an anti-fake news law passed by Singapore's parliament could stunt innovation, a quality that the city-state wants to nurture under plans to expand its tech industry....
07:36, 05/09/2019

How to Spot (and Avoid) Fake Google Maps Listings When you search for a local business on Google, your instinct is to trust the top results. But the listings that show up under the map can contain made-up information. Here are signs you’re looking at...
21:24, 06/22/2019

Sex vouchers for migrants? The truth behind Europe's fake stories From false stories about sex vouchers for refugees, to homophobia caused by uncontrolled immigration, some populist politicians are taking advantage of misconceptions about the EU to stir anti-migrant...
08:36, 05/16/2019

How to Find and Report Fake Businesses on Google Maps The next time you go to order pizza, or call someone to repair an appliance, make sure you aren’t getting scammed by a representative of a business that doesn’t actually exist....
22:48, 06/21/2019

The DeanBeat: The real and the fake trends of gaming in 2019 Dean Takahashi analyzes the fake trends, like the resurgence of booth babes, and the real trends, like the growth of blockbusters, from E3 2019.Read More...
17:36, 06/21/2019

Man made fake 911 calls to see cops respond: prosecutors A Chicago man admitted making at least 10 calls to emergency dispatchers to falsely report shootings of police officers so he could watch the frantic law enforcement response, prosecutors said. Terrea...
00:36, 05/14/2019

More than two dozen fake NBA championship rings seized at LA airport, CBP says Authorities in California recently seized more than two dozen counterfeit National Basketball Association championship rings, which could have cost potential buyers more than half a million dollars....
06:12, 09/12/2019

Trump and Putin comment on fake news in Osaka Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump were heard on camera discussing "fake news" before their talks at the G-20 summit in Osaka on Friday. (June 28)     ...
06:24, 06/29/2019

Trump attacks ‘Fake News’ over Iran coverage for the web President Trump took aim yet again at what he calls “Fake News” — this time ripping reports that there was infighting within his administration over his hardline Middle East policies. “The Fake News W...
23:24, 05/15/2019

'Fake News Victims' Meet With Twitter and Facebook They've experienced firsthand how dangerous online disinformation and harassment can be. And they say tech executives aren't doing enough to stop it....
09:24, 05/09/2019

Twitter acquires AI startup to help it fight fake news Twitter has acquired London startup Fabula AI, which is working on a technology to detect fake news. On its website, Fabula says its patented technology called Geometric Deep Learning exhibits high su...
14:48, 06/04/2019

KFC is going to start serving Beyond Meat’s fake fried chicken The plant-based meat revolution is underway and, as it turns out, hamburgers were just the beginning. With items like the Beyond Burger and the Impossible Burger flying off the shelves, Beyond Meat is...
22:12, 08/26/2019

Google says Singapore's fake news law could hamper innovation Google said on Thursday an anti-fake news law passed by Singapore's parliament could stunt innovation, a quality that the city-state wants to nurture under plans to expand its tech industry....
12:00, 05/09/2019

8 charged in Canada over fake goods at mall cited by US Canadian authorities say eight people are facing charges following a police raid on a Toronto-area mall that U.S. officials have called a “notorious market”’ for counterfeit luxury goods...
04:36, 05/29/2019

This terrifying AI generates fake articles from any news site The Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence has an interesting new tactic in the war on fake news: make more of it. A team of researchers at the institute recently developed Grover, a neural netwo...
00:24, 06/25/2019

Give Us Your Most Absurd Fake Fernando Alonso Rumors What’s Fernando Alonso going to do in the future? It seems like everyone has some sort of an opinion or has heard some absurd rumor about what the two-time Formula One World Championship and Le Mans-w...
02:24, 08/08/2019

Mussolini’s Quincussis: Was the Ancient Roman Coin a Fake? Scientists are perplexed at the origins and provenance of two very ancient and unusual Roman coins that turned up like a bad penny in the 20th century. ...
02:12, 07/09/2019

Fake news is real — A.I. is going to make it much worse Deepfaking is a product of AI and machine learning advancements that allows high-tech computers to produce completely false yet realistic videos.       ...
14:48, 07/12/2019

Grubhub’s profits plunge 96% as it grapples with fake-fee outcry Grubhub scrambled to fend off allegations that it’s been charging bogus fees to restaurants and setting up fake Web sites to take orders, even as it reported a 96-percent profit plunge. On a Tuesday c...
09:48, 08/01/2019

55,000 Brazilians scammed out of $200M+ worth of fake cryptocurrency A Brazilian cryptocurrency crime cartel has been shut down after conning over 55,000 investors for over $200 million. The cartel ran an unlicensed financial institution without authorization from Braz...
12:12, 05/22/2019

Symantec Data Stolen by Hacker Is Fake, Company Says Data including a purported list of clients was reportedly stolen from the leading antivirus maker Symantec in a breach the company has downplayed as having no ramifications. Read more......
00:24, 06/14/2019

The Feds Want You To Be Able To Pick The Fake Sounds Your Electric Car Will Make The United States federal government wants you to have choices when it comes to your quiet electric cars. It’s requiring automakers to include artificial motor sounds in any of their quieter hybrid an...
16:00, 09/17/2019

Fake Android apps downloaded millions of times Android users have downloaded fake apps which slow down their devices and drain their batteries millions of times according to research from Trend Micro.Researchers at the cybersecurity firm found 85 ...
22:48, 08/19/2019

How Trump Ended Up Onstage With a Fake Presidential Seal In an apparent mix-up, the image featuring Russian elements and golf clubs was taken from an online store that sells products critical of the president. “It kind of made my day,” the creator said....
23:36, 07/25/2019

He Was the Face of a Bike-a-thon to Fight Cancer. He Was Also a Fake. After John Looker announced he had brain cancer, he became a star fund-raiser and the heart of Pelotonia, a charity event in Ohio that raises millions of dollars. But something wasn’t right....
15:00, 08/01/2019

How to Stop Your Parents From Sharing Fake News Online This week, President Trump made several false allegations, including one about about providing $92 billion in Hurricane Maria relief efforts to Puerto Rico, and another about his supposed exoneration ...
00:48, 07/26/2019

Facebook, Google and Twitter need to do more to tackle fake news, EU says In a report published Friday, the EU found evidence of "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on online platforms ahead of the European Parliament elections last month....
14:36, 06/14/2019

MS-13 Gang Put Fake Body in Car, Then Detonated a Bomb When Police Came A street gang in El Salvador wrapped a mannequin in blankets inside a car, then set off explosives when the police arrived to investigate, wounding two officers....
03:12, 04/30/2019

He Made a Fake Presidential Seal. Then Came the Media Rumpus. A Virginia man woke up to learn his creation had ended up onstage next to President Trump. After a whirlwind 24 hours in the spotlight, he needs to set a couple of things straight....
16:36, 07/27/2019

This fake-ish feud between Manson and Bundy stans is exhausting What is it about serial killers that inspires such fascination within the American psyche? Perhaps it’s the feelings of voyeurism inspired by learning their crimes’ lurid details, the case file myster...
00:12, 08/22/2019

'Fake news is a scourge' in India: Aroon Purie "In India, there is no control for social media platforms, the breeding grounds for fake news." A DW exclusive interview with Aroon Purie, founder and former editor-in-chief of India Today....
11:12, 05/20/2019

Cybercriminals deliver malware using fake NordVPN website The cybercriminals responsible for breaching and utilizing the website of the free video editor VSDC to distribute malware have begun to create fake websites to accomplish the same goal.Previously the...
19:00, 08/20/2019

Would trolls, fake news and privacy invasions go away with a new Facebook? Social network co-founder Chris Hughes calls for radical rethink on company, and internet blows up. But would anything really change?        ...
17:24, 05/11/2019

NIA Constable Arrested For Trying To Steal Rs 1.2 Crore Fake Notes A constable of the NIA and a pantry staff were arrested for allegedly trying to steal Rs 1.2 crore fake Indian currency notes from the vault of the anti-terror investigating agency, presuming it to be...
19:36, 09/04/2019

Republicans Desperately Trying to Make 'History' the Next 'Fake News' On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee kicked off its hearing on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, welcoming a quartet of legal experts to share their thoughts on Mueller’s findings—particula...
03:00, 06/11/2019

He Made a Fake Presidential Seal. Then Came the Media Storm. A Virginia man woke up to learn his creation had ended up onstage next to President Trump. After a whirlwind 24 hours in the spotlight, he needs to set a couple of things straight....
21:12, 07/26/2019

‘Fake wedding’ couple may actually marry — then promptly divorce Both the celebrity hairdresser who alleges his heiress “wife” faked their lavish wedding and the ex are now seeking to get their union legalized so they can get down to the nitty-gritty: a potential f...
08:00, 05/13/2019

Fake heiress Anna Sorokin may lose payday — thanks to ‘Son of Sam’ Faux heiress Anna Sorokin may have inked a lucrative Netflix deal, but she won’t be raking in the dough anytime soon — thanks to “Son of Sam” David Berkowitz. The state Attorney General’s Office is in...
03:36, 07/22/2019

UK wants to curb fake news and cyberbullying with new internet laws The UK government plans to make social media firms legally take responsibility for their users and safety, as well as the content that appears on their services...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Look Out for Fake Equifax Websites That Are Trying to Steal Your Data, FTC Warns As you may have heard, Equifax—the company responsible for a poorly handled, cataclysmic data breach that exposed the personal information of nearly 150 million people—has reached a settlement that wi...
08:36, 07/30/2019

Chrome exploit uses a fake address bar for phishing attacks Cyberattackers don't need to find obscure technical flaws to launch phishing attacks -- they might just need a screen capture and some clever web coding. Developer James Fisher has found a relat...
10:12, 04/29/2019

Your Fake Email Isn't Keeping Your Health App Data Private Apps that store sensitive health data aren’t rare anymore. Besides the apps from my actual health providers (which have to comply with HIPAA laws), I’ve used apps that track my weight, my fitness habi...
23:36, 05/17/2019

Maryland Attempts Fake Field Goal; No One Fooled For a whole host of reasons (Maryland scoring two points in the first half, the first third down conversion of the game coming just before halftime, a seven-yard Temple punt in the fourth quarter, Ma...
18:48, 09/15/2019

That Theme Park Ride Going Viral Right Now Is Totally Fake Have you seen video of that theme park ride that’s been going viral? Not to pop anyone’s balloon, but the video is totally fake. It’s a great computer-generated animation.Read more......
22:24, 06/14/2019

Facebook says Homeland Security can't make fake accounts Facebook said on Tuesday that it would be against its rules for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to create fake profiles to monitor the social media of foreigners seeking to enter America....
05:12, 09/04/2019

Twitter scams use fake tech support accounts Twitter is the latest social network to fall victim to cybercriminals who are using the platform to launch tech support scams, command-and-control (C&C) operations and data exfiltration according to a...
23:48, 07/30/2019

Giants president: Holland's injury wasn't 'fake' San Francisco Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi said the injury that sent left-hander Derek Holland to the injured list last month was legitimate and praised the veteran's competiti...
00:48, 05/13/2019

Facebook defends decision not to ban fake news from politicians Facebook says it wasn't its job to stop fake news circulated by actual politicians in the months leading up to Australia's federal election. The nation's Labor Party suffered resounding...
23:24, 08/02/2019

A Fake Zuckerberg Video Challenges Facebook’s Rules Last month, the social media company would not remove a doctored video of Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Facebook said the video of Mr. Zuckerberg will get the same treatment....
02:12, 06/12/2019

Trump says U.K. protests were ‘small’ and ‘fake news,’ but pictures tell a different story U.S. President Donald Trump severely downplayed the size of the crowds protesting his state visit to the U.K., calling them "small" despite pictures showing thousands of demonstrators. ...
17:48, 06/04/2019

A ‘deep fake’ app will make us film stars – but will we regret our narcissism? Users of Zao can now add themselves into the scenes of their favourite movies. But is our desire to insert ourselves into everything putting our privacy at risk?‘You oughta be in pictures,” goes the 1...
19:36, 09/04/2019

Researchers Send Fake Presidential Alerts to Stadium of 50,000 Using LTE Vulnerability Researchers figured out a way to exploit the system that sends presidential emergency alerts to our phones, simulating their method on a 50,000 seat football stadium in Colorado with a 90 percent succ...
20:36, 06/24/2019

Trump dismisses ‘very small’ London protests as ‘fake news’ President Trump on Tuesday dismissed the thousands of protesters in London rallying against his state visit to the UK, claiming he saw a “very, very small group of people put in for political re...
16:36, 06/04/2019

Dishy new memoir exposes ‘fake heiress’ Anna Sorokin If you gobbled up every last detail of the Anna Sorokin “Fake Socialite” trial this spring (and really, who didn’t?), your addictive summer beach read has arrived: “My Friend Anna: The True Story of a...
19:00, 07/27/2019

Bahrain charges lawyer of sharing "fake news" for his Tweets Bahrain's Public Prosecution says it is charging a person, identified by a rights group as a prominent lawyer, for misusing social media and publishing fake news that can harm public order....
22:12, 05/15/2019

Researchers Want to Build Fake Photo Detection Tools Right Into Our Cameras There are ways in which digital forensics experts can identify if an image has been manipulated, but there’s certainly room for improvement, especially at a time when faking images is only getting eas...
06:36, 05/29/2019

Consumers lose thousands to fake credit repair scheme Want to add 100 points or more to your credit score? Consumers pay thousands in upfront fees to clear up bad credit but have little to show.       ...
02:00, 07/06/2019

911 operator wrote fake doctor’s notes to get out of work, cops say An NYPD 911 operator was busted Monday for allegedly writing up fake doctor’s notes to get paid days off, police said. Stephanie Williams, 30, is accused of giving the fraudulent medical notes t...
23:12, 05/20/2019

Number of fake euro notes rises in Germany, Bundesbank says Germany's banking authorities confiscated around €1.6 million worth of fake notes during the first half of 2019, most of them €50 notes. The Bundesbank is offering free online-training for spotting fa...
00:36, 07/27/2019

16 Million Accounts Of Indian Instagram Influencers Are Fake, Says Study A whopping 16 million accounts of Indian influencers on Facebook-owned Instagram are fake, revealed a new study, suggesting such people are artificially boosting "vanity metrics" that marketers often....
19:12, 07/13/2019

Dutch man conned investors out of $26M with fake Bitcoin mining rigs A man from Apeldoorn, Netherlands has been arrested for fraud and money laundering after convincing over 100 people to invest a total of $26 million in fictitious Bitcoin mining rigs. The 33-year-old ...
15:36, 05/21/2019

Forever 21’s ‘Fake News’ shorts spark Twitter debate Forever 21’s “Fake News” bike shorts have sparked mixed reviews on Twitter – with many praising and criticizing the brand’s move. The graphic shorts play on the controversial catchphrase, which gained...
21:48, 07/24/2019

Dad pleads guilty to paying $250K to get son into USC as fake volleyball recruit Jeffrey Bizzack admitted to paying $200,000 to Rick Singer, the mastermind of the college admissions scandal, and another $50,000 to USC.        ...
00:36, 07/25/2019

US to Use Fake Social Media to Check People Entering Country US Citizenship and Immigration Services officers can now create fictitious social media accounts to monitor social media information on foreigners seeking visas, green cards and citizenship....
10:12, 08/31/2019

Los Espookys renewed for a second season of fake horror, real weirdness We got a pretty spirited kick earlier this year out of Los Espookys, Fred Armisen, Julio Torres, and Ana Fabrega’s HBO send-up of…well, a lot of things: Magical realism, ghost-hunting, horror movies, ...
10:48, 07/25/2019

Millions of Google Maps Listings Are Fake, Report Claims With thousands of new fake accounts being added every month, Google Maps is flooded by about 11 million false listings and phone numbers that reroute to competing businesses....
09:24, 06/22/2019

Former French PM Fillon's trial over fake jobs set for February 24-March 10 French former Prime Minister Francois Fillon and his wife will stand trial between February 24 and March 10, a Paris court said Thursday, on charges related to a fake jobs scandal that ruined his bid ...
15:36, 07/11/2019

Fake lashes with side effects: Risk of eczema and infection Long, full lashes are considered attractive, especially in women. That's why artificial lashes are on the rise. But these extensions come with health risks....
14:12, 06/17/2019

Singapore outlaws fake news, allows government to block, remove it The law bans falsehoods that are prejudicial to Singapore or likely to influence elections and requires service providers to remove such content.        ...
15:48, 05/09/2019

8 busted for using fake city parking placards to dodge tickets Eight people were busted Tuesday morning for using phony city parking placards to fight tickets, officials said. The five men and three women area were all charged with felony possession of a forged i...
21:12, 06/04/2019

Facebook, Twitter delete fake accounts originating in Iran Several fake social media accounts spreading messages in support of Iran have been removed from Facebook and Twitter. The deletion of the accounts came after an investigation by internet security firm...
07:24, 05/29/2019

I created 38 crazy, fake dating profiles — and guys loved them It started seven years ago, with a favor: One of Robyn Lynne Norris’ friends had signed up with OkCupid and asked her to review her online dating profile. Back then, Norris, a 20-something “hopeless r...
23:24, 08/14/2019

Kickstarter game teaches players how to identify fake news Between fake news, viral clickbait and biased reporting, it's hard to get a sense of what is really true when reading the headlines. So a new game being pitched on Kickstarter aims to take the pu...
16:12, 07/26/2019

Trinamool Leader Accuses BJP For "Fake Cards" With Mamata Banerjee's Name The ruling Trinamool Congress on Tuesday slammed the BJP for allegedly engineering the circulation in the social media a fake membership card bearing the name of its supremo Mamata Banerjee....
04:24, 07/10/2019

The Guy Who Designed the Fake Presidential Seal That Appeared Behind Trump Is a Former Republican The man who created a fake presidential seal that President Donald Trump stood in front of at an event earlier this week is a former Republican who grew disillusioned with his party after the 2016 ele...
17:12, 07/26/2019

''No Condition'' Talks With Iran Fake News, Says Donald Trump Defying the statements of his top officials, US President Donald Trump on Sunday stated that the reports of him being ready to talk to Iran without conditions are "incorrect"....
12:12, 09/16/2019

Dad set to plead guilty to paying $250K to get son into USC as fake volleyball recruit Jeffrey Bizzack has admitted to paying $200,000 to Rick Singer, the mastermind of the college admissions scandal, and another $50,000 to USC.        ...
15:12, 07/24/2019

Facebook deletes fake accounts used in pro-Iranian influence campaign A pro-Iranian influence campaign created fake Facebook and Twitter accounts to push Tehran's viewpoint in the US and succeeded in having a number of American newspapers publish their letters, accordin...
07:48, 05/29/2019

Cambodia jails translator over 'fake news' sex trafficking film A Cambodian court jailed a fixer and translator for two years on Wednesday for his role in making a documentary about sex trafficking in the Southeast Asian country which the government said contained...
07:24, 06/28/2019

Facebook says it was 'not our role' to remove fake news during Australian election Exclusive: Facebook executive Simon Milner says company ‘only removes content that violates our community standards’Facebook has declared it is not “our role to remove content that one side of a polit...
21:24, 07/30/2019

Berlin police force embarrassed by arrest of fake policewoman ‘K’ has repeatedly posed as an officer and claims to have helped apprehend criminalsBerlin’s police force is facing considerable embarrassment over the arrest of a woman who has repeatedly posed as a ...
05:12, 08/13/2019

Trump calls report that he lost $1B in bad deals ‘Fake News hit job’ President Trump on Wednesday blasted a “Fake News hit job!” for a report that said he lost more than $1 billion on bad deals decades ago and claimed he was just haggling with banks like ot...
16:36, 05/08/2019

Man accused in Estill Co. case indicted on fake documents charge LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A federal grand jury in Lexington has indicted a man who previously was accused of messaging teenagers for sex in Estill County. Officials said the indictment was hande...
18:00, 06/30/2019

Army fights fake news with propagandists and hackers in one unit Cyber and intelligence experts unite to battle disinformation as character of warfare changesComputer hackers and propaganda specialists working in the British army are to be placed in a single divisi...
13:48, 08/01/2019

Grubhub’s profits plunge 96 percent as it grapples with fake-fee outcry Grubhub scrambled to fend off allegations that it has been charging bogus fees to restaurants and setting up fake websites to take orders, even as it reported a 96 percent profit plunge. Shares of the...
18:36, 07/30/2019

Equifax settlement claims: The FTC says watch out for fake websites trying to scam you Following the Equifax data breach, you can submit a claim to cover the cost of protecting yourself from identity theft, but be wary of scammers.       ...
18:12, 07/30/2019

Cambodia jails translator over ‘fake news’ sex trafficking film The fixer and translator for the film will face for two years in jail for his role in making a documentary about sex trafficking in the Southeast Asian country which the government said contained “fak...
02:24, 06/29/2019

Singapore opposition joins backlash against proposed fake news law Singapore's lone opposition party in parliament has said it will oppose a controversial fake news bill that has been criticized by rights groups, journalists and tech firms as a debate over the propos...
08:36, 05/08/2019

As Facebook cracks down on fake political ads, businesses are getting caught in the crossfire Facebook's automated system for detecting political advertising has flagged ads mentioning certain issues, even if they're not politically motivated. Small business owners who rely on Facebo...
18:12, 06/28/2019

Fake Job Racket In Name Of Ayushman Bharat Busted By Police, 4 Arrested The Delhi Police has arrested four persons for cheating over 360 unemployed youths of various states to the tune of over Rs 50 lakh on the pretext of providing jobs under the Prime Minister Narendra.....
04:12, 05/08/2019

Fake news on Instagram could cause big problems in 2020, report claims Instagram could become the new breeding groud for disinformation in the lead up to the 2020 election because bad actors are adapting their tactics for the image-driven platform....
01:36, 09/10/2019

Official Suspended Over "Fake" PM Office Letter: Nitin Gadkari Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said a roads department official has been suspended for posting a communication from the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on highway projects on social media....
01:36, 09/10/2019

Airbnb users getting scammed with fake rentals, account closures Some Airbnb users are being scammed with their accounts being accessed and being charged for non-refundable reservations made on their payment method.        ...
19:36, 05/19/2019

Fake Notes With Face Value Of Rs 8L Seized, 1 Held In Maharashtra's Jalna Police arrested a 45-year-old man for allegedly cheating people on the pretext of offering them low interest loans and seized fake currency notes having face value of Rs 8 lakh from him in Jalna......
11:12, 06/13/2019

Tax Officials Deny Harassing Coffee Day Boss, Say His Letter Fake The Income Tax Department on Tuesday denied charges of harassment during its probe against Cafe Coffee Day promoter V G Siddhartha as it pointed out that his available signature was different from......
03:24, 07/31/2019

| WATCH: Trump slams 'fake polls' suggesting he's falling behind US President Donald Trump has slammed reports that his internal re-election campaign polls show him trailing Democratic front-runner Joe Biden, as well as other candidates in the 2020 presidential rac...
12:00, 06/13/2019

Arby’s creates ‘Megetables’ in response to fake meat trend Ever feel like you should eat more vegetables, but just want to eat meat instead? Well, Arby’s has the solution. In a strange gimmick targeted at the recent popularity of fake meat options — like Beyo...
22:48, 06/26/2019

Wife of Norwegian tycoon is likely dead after fake abduction, cops say A Norwegian tycoon’s wife who was believed to have been kidnapped eight months ago was likely killed, according to police, who said it’s possible her abduction was staged to hide her death...
21:12, 06/26/2019

EU calls for more data from online platforms in fight against fake news The European Union said online platforms must do more to combat disinformation, including sharing data on their efforts, after it tracked suspected Russian and domestic attempts to disrupt last month'...
13:00, 06/14/2019

Facebook’s approach to fighting fake news is admirable, but not sustainable With the huge EU elections around the corner, the issue of fake news has started to crop up again in headlines — and Facebook seems determined to make up for its mistakes from when the platform was ab...
20:12, 05/07/2019

Giants president says lefty Holland’s injury wasn’t ‘fake’ SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi said the injury that sent left-hander Derek Holland to the injured list last month was legitimate and praised th...
00:48, 05/13/2019

10+ million Android users installed a fake Samsung update app In recent months, we’ve seen quite a few reports of the Google Play Store hosting counterfeit apps that are designed to dupe users and earn money through ad farms. In the latest reveal, CSIS Security ...
14:00, 07/05/2019

Geekbench suggests Google will launch a 5G Pixel 4 XL (updated: fake) The Pixel 4 XL appears set to arrive in a 5G version, if new Geekbench benchmark results can be believed, offering Android users another fast option.Read More...
00:12, 09/17/2019

Singapore Just Passed a Controversial Bill Criminalizing ‘Fake News’ (SINGAPORE) — Singapore reportedly has passed a law criminalizing publication of fake news and allowing the government to block and order the removal of such content. The Protection from Online ...
10:48, 05/09/2019

The team behind The Rook on tackling fake news and superpowers in the same show Starz’s new sci-fi series The Rook follows the fictional British secret service agency, the Checquy, a Men In Black-like organization for “people with paranormal abilities.” Ahead of its premiere on S...
04:12, 06/25/2019

Facebook takes down fake Italian accounts ahead of EU election Facebook said on Sunday it had taken down numerous Italian accounts on its platform that were false or were spreading fake news ahead of a European parliamentary election later this month....
00:48, 05/13/2019

Bahrain charges lawyer of sharing “fake news” for his Tweets DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahrain’s Public Prosecution says it is charging a person, identified by a rights group as a prominent lawyer, for misusing social media and publishing fake ne...
18:24, 05/15/2019

NC parents on edge after kids got sick for drinking ‘fake’ formula CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WCNC) — Police are looking into several cases of people reportedly buying baby formula, which can be expensive, replacing it with flour, and returning the product for cash. In a few c...
05:00, 08/14/2019

YouTube sues user who extorted others through fake takedown requests A lawsuit filed by YouTube yesterday claims that a user abused its copyright infringement reporting system to extort fellow YouTubers and carry out a swatting attack. YouTube alleges that Christopher ...
08:36, 08/21/2019

Colgate warns Venezuelans not to buy fake imported toothpaste brands Colgate-Palmolive Co is warning Venezuelans not buy fake versions of its toothpaste brands, leading local authorities to issue a health warning, as demand for imported products in Venezuela's dysfunc...
22:24, 08/13/2019

Schoolchildren to get online safety advice on catfishing and fake news Education secretary says guidelines will ‘somewhat future proof’ young people against online harmsNew guidance on teaching online safety in schools to make children more resilient to catfishing, fake ...
19:24, 06/26/2019

Fake Police Officials Steal $3.7 Million From Woman In Switzerland Fraudsters posing as police officers stole 3.3 million euros ($3.7 million) from a Swiss woman through an elaborate scam that involved a fake plot implicating the victim's bank, Swiss media reported.....
17:24, 06/26/2019

Iowa audit says county official took money for fake intern MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa (AP) — A state audit says a county employee in Iowa who faked having an intern collected nearly $219,000 in improper payments. The Des Moines Register reports that...
14:36, 06/26/2019

Fake news can lead to false memories, new study claims Voters could form false memories after seeing fabricated news stories if those articles align with their existing political beliefs, according to newly released results of a 2018 study....
01:24, 08/22/2019

Israeli TV Eurovision webcast hacked with fake missile alert Song contest semi-final interrupted with warnings of imminent attack on Tel AvivThe online stream of the Eurovision semi-finals in Israel was hacked to show warnings of a missile strike and images of ...
14:36, 05/15/2019

Watch: Anna Kendrick hunts a fake terrorist in 'The Day Shall Come' trailer IFC Films released a trailer for their comedy "The Day Shall Come." Anna Kendrick plays a Homeland Security agent hunting a fake terrorist (Merchant Davis)....
05:48, 08/22/2019

Inside the most glamorous, star-studded ‘fake’ wedding ever celebrated A hairstylist to the stars claims his heiress “wife” faked their $1 million, celeb-studded desert nuptials as a public relations “stunt” to bask in the glow of attention -- and to avoid a legal ball a...
04:48, 05/12/2019

Man phones in fake bomb threat to get date with flight attendant A 65-year-old Serbian man allegedly phoned in a fake bomb threat last week in the hope of keeping a flight attendant who refused a date with him in the country, according to media reports. The unident...
17:00, 07/22/2019

Google, Facebook, Twitter rapped for not doing enough in EU fake news fight Facebook, Google and Twitter were reprimanded by the European Commission on Friday for not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election campaign to the European Parliament, seven months afte...
16:12, 05/17/2019

That Viral Video of a Family Fleeing an Avalanche is Totally Fake Have you seen that viral video of a family watching an avalanche? The dad leaves his wife and kids to die as the avalanche barrels down on them. It’s pretty funny in a twisted way. But the video is to...
15:48, 06/06/2019

Modern Manufacturing Has Made It Nearly Impossible to Spot a Fake Rolex At one point in time, it was easy to spot a fake Rolex, as most knock-offs used a non-mechanical Quartz movement inside that resulted in a stuttered ticking movement of the watch’s second hand. But as...
22:48, 06/05/2019

Fake heiress who dazzled New York elite gets 4 to 12 years for fraud A German woman who posed as a wealthy heiress to scam New York hotels, fashionable friends and banks with a blizzard of forged documents was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison on Thursday after a...
03:12, 05/10/2019

A guide to all the fake stuff Martin Scorsese put in his new Bob Dylan documentary "Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese," a new concert documentary on Netflix, is full of nonsense. In a way, that's the perfect way to explore Dylan....
16:00, 06/18/2019

Prosecutor offered Philadelphia gunman fake sentencing during standoff Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner negotiated a “phony baloney” sentence with the gunman in the harrowing 7 1/2-hour standoff that ended with six cops shot. Krasner jumped on the...
18:00, 08/17/2019

Indiana woman sentenced to probation in fake cancer scam MARION, Ind. (AP) — A northeastern Indiana woman who authorities say lied to friends and family about having cancer has been sentenced to two years of probation. The Chronicle-Tribune reports 41-year-...
18:12, 06/07/2019

McDonald's Japan Fined For Its Fake Roast Beef Burgers Japan’s Consumer Affairs Agency has fined McDonald’s after breaking the law and misrepresenting the Tokyo Roast Beef Burger sold in summer 2017. According to NicoNico, the fine is 21.7 million yen (ne...
14:24, 05/24/2019

Half of Americans think fake news is a big problem and they blame politicians for it Misinformation was cited more often as a major problem than sexism, racism, illegal immigration or terrorism.        ...
02:48, 06/06/2019

Facebook removes fake Italian accounts ahead of EU election ROME (AP) — Facebook says it has shut down some Italian accounts that were phony and pages that were spreading fake news ahead of European Union parliamentary elections. The social network said Sunday...
13:48, 05/13/2019

Chapman University: Student had fake SATs in bribes scandal ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — A private university in California says it determined one student linked to the biggest school admissions scandal ever prosecuted by federal authorities may have submitted fraudu...
19:12, 05/24/2019

Facebook forced to take action against fraudsters peddling fake Libra It’s barely been a month since Facebook unleashed its cryptocurrency Libra into the wild and published its whitepaper. But already, the social media giant has been forced to address a growing number o...
20:12, 07/23/2019

Ex-CBS anchor Dan Rather calls Trump the 'biggest purveyor of fake news' Ex-'CBS Evening News' anchor Dan Rather blasted President Trump Thursday, calling him the "biggest purveyor of fake news" amid Trump's ongoing feud with the media....
04:48, 05/17/2019

In BJP's List Of Bengal Political Murders, Mix Of Fake And Genuine Cases Of the 54 cases listed by the BJP as cases of their workers being murdered by the Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal, at least seven claims appear to be fake and nine are too vague to draw......
15:36, 06/07/2019

Facebook Sued by Dutch Big Brother Creator Over Fake Bitcoin Ads Dutch billionaire John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook on Wednesday for allowing fake ads on its platform which used his name and image to perpetrate Bitcoin-related fraud....
12:48, 06/06/2019

A warranty fraudster tricked Apple into replacing 1,500 fake iPhones Apparently, some counterfeit iPhones are good enough to fool Apple itself -- especially if they can't be switched on. Quan Jiang, a Chinese national living in Oregon, allegedly took advantage of ...
15:36, 05/23/2019

Facebook removed 3 billion fake accounts over a six-month period Facebook said it had removed more than 3 billion fake accounts over the past two quarters, a spike in inauthentic activity that the tech giant attributed to “unsophisticated” bad actors that are caugh...
19:36, 05/23/2019

Fake Office 365 site installs malware as browser update Microsoft users have been warned to watch out for a fake Office 365 site which is pushing malware disguised as a software update.The site, discovered by researchers at MalwareHunterTeam, is designed t...
17:36, 07/19/2019

Facebook says removes 265 'fake accounts' linked to Israeli firm Facebook said on Thursday it had removed 265 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages, groups and events linked to an Israeli-based firm due to what it called "inauthentic behavior" targeting users in S...
18:36, 05/16/2019

HUD rips ‘fake news’ it stalled Puerto Rico aid probe The Department of Housing and Urban Development is pushing back on a “false narrative” that it “impeded” an internal investigation into its handling of money to Puerto Rico, ravaged by Hurricane Maria...
00:24, 05/04/2019

Instagram will block hashtags spreading fake news about vaccines Just one day after coming under fire for inconsistent practices in its handling of misinformation about vaccines, Instagram told Engadget that it will block hashtags that surface "verifiably false" in...
06:00, 05/10/2019

Ex-Cricketer's Fake Profile Created On Facebook; Hunt On For Culprit An unidentified person has been booked for allegedly creating a fake Facebook profile of former cricketer Sandeep Patil and trying to seek on it phone numbers of well-known personalities....
15:01, 08/27/2019

Driver busted with ridiculous fake New York inspection sticker An upstate New York man was busted for driving with a crudely drawn fake vehicle safety inspection sticker, prompting local authorities to mock the creation. Cops spotted the phony red sticker when th...
04:00, 05/23/2019

New York is trying to shut down that fake heiress' sweet Netflix deal Last summer, we reported that Shonda Rhimes’ first Netflix project since taking her Shondaland production company to the streaming service would be an adaptation of a New York Magazine story about a w...
06:36, 07/23/2019

Boris Johnson’s party allegedly funded fake Facebook ads British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s party allegedly funded fake Facebook ads that included an altered news headline casting the Conservative Party in a more positive light. The ad-in-question...
22:00, 09/14/2019

G7 leaders need some clear-the-air talks rather than fake smiles | Larry Elliott The Beatles kept up their pretence but world leaders must face up to their differences and find solutions to potentially corrosive threatsIn 1975 the French president, Valéry Giscard D’Estaing, had a ...
01:01, 08/19/2019

Facebook Bans Israeli Firm Over Fake Political Activity Facebook removed hundreds of fake accounts, pages and groups linked to a commercial entity based in Israel, the social-media giant’s latest move to curb abusive content, including efforts to influence...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Climate to fake news: Venice Biennale takes on era's big challenges Ralph Rugoff’s exhibition also explores rightwing politics, migration and surveillanceA diorama purporting to show the landscape of Mars, in fact gleaned from images of the driest places on Earth; a v...
16:24, 05/10/2019

TurboTax says report about duping low-income taxpayers is ‘fake news’ It’s one of the most charged phrases in American culture at the moment and now a tax prep giant is using it to fend off accusations that it cheated customers. Customer service representatives for Intu...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Moon landing conspiracy theories: Why some think the Apollo 11 mission was fake Despite being heralded as one of the greatest human achievements ever, just half a century later 1 in 10 Americans still claim the 1969 moon landing was faked....
17:00, 07/22/2019

Fake Instagram accounts are hijacking Sudan solidarity campaign Some Instagram accounts have been accused of using a social media campaign that aims to promote solidarity with victims of unrest in Sudan merely to gain more followers on the platform....
21:48, 06/18/2019

Fake Uber driver gets 30 years for sexually assaulting teen FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man who pretended to be an Uber driver to sexually assault a college student has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. Willie Foust pleaded guilty to sexual battery a...
20:24, 06/18/2019

Nintendo Says That Rumored Switch Exchange Deal Is Fake News So you know all those reports earlier this week about a Nintendo Switch exchange program? Yeah, turns out it was all a bunch of crap. The Verge published an official statement from a Nintendo rep on S...
08:48, 08/19/2019

Fake mews? Confusion over cat at Thai king's coronation ceremony Animal lovers in Thailand were thrown into confusion on Sunday over whether a Siamese cat presented to the newly crowned Thai king and his queen was a living feline - or not....
20:24, 05/05/2019

‘Fake Orthodox’ couple accused of trying to convert Jews to Christianity David Costello and Rivkah Weber look every bit a young Orthodox Jewish couple. Costello sports a yarmulke and sidelocks and Weber dresses modestly and covers her head. They keep kosher and never miss ...
15:36, 05/26/2019

Complaint Against Ajit Jogi Over Alleged Fake Caste Certificate A complaint was registered on Thursday night against former Chhattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi for allegedly obtaining a fake caste certificate claiming himself to be a tribal, police said....
01:12, 09/06/2019

Fake NFL jerseys reveal the evils of Chinese counterfeit goods When the National Football League’s regular season kicks off this Thursday, millions of fans will wear their favorite teams’ jerseys to show their support. Not all jerseys are created equal, however....
03:24, 09/04/2019

QB Brett Favre staying retired, Instagram announcement was fake Legendary quarterback Brett Favre says he isn't coming out of retirement. An Instagram announcement declaring his return to the NFL, he said, was a hoax....
20:00, 06/19/2019

CNN's Jim Acosta claims Trump was just engaging in an 'act' when he called him 'fake news' CNN reporter Jim Acosta will reportedly release a new book, on June 11, in which he suggests that President Trump didn't take the "fake news" accusation seriously at the beginning of his presidency....
19:36, 05/25/2019

Climate change protesters block Madison Avenue with fake oil rig A horde of climate change advocates blocked traffic on Madison Avenue in Midtown on Thursday morning by setting up a 24-foot mock oil rig, with a protester clad in mountain climbing gear perched on to...
21:24, 05/16/2019

Facebook leaves fake Nancy Pelosi video on site Footage of House Speaker deliberately slowed down to make her appear drunk or illFacebook says it will continue to host a video of Nancy Pelosi that has been edited to give the impression that the Dem...
14:24, 05/24/2019

Singapore's anti-fake news law could muzzle free speech Singapore has recently joined the list of countries seeking to protect their citizens from harmful online content. But many complain the government's move "criminalizes free speech" and encourages sel...
18:36, 06/06/2019

Dutch 'Big Brother' creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook on Wednesday for allowing fake ads on its platform which used his name and image to perpetrate Bitcoin-related fraud....
23:00, 06/05/2019

This Fake 1989 Jeep Cherokee Trackhawk Is a Blasphemous Beauty A 20-year-old marketing student from Mexico who dabbles in car renderings has created an internet sensation. It’s a 1989 Jeep Cherokee Trackhawk; a hot-rodded XJ that never existed, but perhaps should...
00:24, 07/23/2019

Scientists develop 'artificial tongue' to detect fake whiskies The technology can also be used to identify poisons as well as to monitor riversBeing palmed off with a young whisky when expecting an 18-year-old single malt can be a glass-half-empty moment. But now...
04:24, 08/06/2019

"Fake": Foreign Ministry On Report Saying India Ready For Talks With Pak India on Thursday dismissed as "fake news" a Pakistani media report claiming New Delhi is ready for talks with Islamabad, saying there is no change in its position that Pakistan must first take......
22:36, 06/20/2019

Model with massive fake booty warns against illegal butt injections An author and Instagram model is warning her fans about the dangers of illegal butt fillers after her own posterior became “discolored” and began sagging “more than it used to.”...
00:48, 05/17/2019

Don't get scammed: How to avoid fake charities after El Paso and Dayton shootings The knee-jerk reaction to give following tragedies in El Paso and Dayton created the perfect environment for scammers to take advantage of generosity.        ...
00:36, 08/14/2019

'The threat now is fake news': Thai army chief describes 'hybrid war' Thailand's army is fighting a "hybrid war" waged by enemies who are using "fake news" to turn young Thais against the military and the monarchy, the army chief said in a rare interview on Friday....
17:36, 08/09/2019

How crooks can cover up crimes by hacking IoT cameras to show fake footage Researchers detail the risk posed by insecure IoT devices, demonstrating how hackers could hide evidence of a physical break-in from operators of internet-connected cameras....
16:12, 07/30/2019

New Report Shows How a Pro-Iran Group Spread Fake News Online A research group at the University of Toronto has untangled look-alike websites and bogus news stories that appear to echo the Iranian government’s positions....
07:24, 05/14/2019

Apple's iOS 13 Lets Us Fake Intimacy in FaceTime by Correcting Our Gaze to Look Into the Camera It appears Apple is testing out a feature that will help users fake some intimacy during video calls. There’s a new feature in the third developer version of iOS 13 beta, called FaceTime Attention Cor...
18:36, 07/03/2019

Facebook is suing a New Zealand company and three people over fake Instagram likes Facebook filed a lawsuit in a U.S. federal court against a New Zealand company and three people for allegedly selling fake likes, views and followers to Instagram users....
22:36, 04/28/2019

Facebook Allowed a Fake Video to Spread and Now Nancy Pelosi Is PISSED Last week, a video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that had been slowed down and edited so she appeared drunk spread like wildfire across the internet, where it was inevitably found and posted by Presid...
08:12, 05/30/2019

Bella Thorne uses video of fake wedding to ex-boyfriend Mod Sun to illustrate depression In a personal Instagram video, Bella Thorne used poetry and her ex-boyfriend, Mod Sun, to show what depression can feel like.        ...
08:00, 08/09/2019

Feds make arrests in multimillion-dollar fake concert scam Four men — including one with a history of fraud schemes and an ex-con on parole — were busted Wednesday in a multimillion-dollar plot to dupe investors into bankrolling concert tours by R...
13:36, 05/02/2019

Derek Holland Blasts Giants Management, Says Team Had Him Fake An Injury After losing 5-4 to the Reds last night, the San Francisco Giants announced that struggling starter Derek Holland would be headed to the bullpen. That was the second rotation move of the day for San F...
22:00, 05/12/2019

Google, Facebook, Twitter Still Falling Short in Combating Fake News: EU The Internet giants are not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election campaign to the European Parliament, the European Commission said....
16:12, 05/17/2019

Spy Used AI to Create Fake LinkedIn Photo to Fool Targets, Report Finds LinkedIn might be where you go to find jobs, but it’s also apparently where spies lurk. Experts are now saying they’ve found an instance where a spy used an AI-generated face to connect with targets, ...
21:36, 06/13/2019

Queer Eye's Tan and Karamo Jokingly Kiss After Jonathan and Antoni's Fake Romance Watch out, Jvntoni! There's a new couple in town! Remember how Jonathan Van Ness and Antoni Porowski jokingly sparked relationship rumors with a Fourth of July kiss? Well, Tan France......
07:12, 07/18/2019

Trump calls report that he inquired about nuking a hurricane ‘fake news’ President Trump on Monday tried to shoot down a report that said he "suggested multiple times" to top officials that they should look into whether a nuclear bomb could stop a massive hurricane in its ...
12:36, 08/26/2019

Facebook has ‘systematically failed’ to stop fake reviews, probe concludes Facebook stands accused of not doing enough to stem the sale of fake reviews through its platform, more than one month after being told by a British regulator to fix the problem. A probe by consumer w...
04:24, 08/08/2019

BBC, tech giants will fight fake news with an 'early warning system' Tech companies know disinformation remains a major threat, and they're forming an alliance with a media giant to help fight the online spread of falsehoods. The BBC has partnered with Facebook, ...
03:48, 09/08/2019

Skip Bayless duped by fake James Harden ‘manboobs’ tweet If you forget to look for the blue check mark, you’re going to end up with egg on your face. Skip Bayless was embarrassingly duped by a tweet from a fake Adrian Wojnarowski account that stated C...
22:36, 06/19/2019

Fake News Iran Something Something Houses Lake Fired President Bullshit! President Donald Trump was really, sincerely On One on Friday at a speech before the National Association of Realtors. He even (gasp) swore....
08:00, 05/18/2019

Impossible Foods gets FDA approval to sell fake meat in grocery stores Fake meat is coming to a barbecue near you. Impossible Foods has been granted approval by the FDA to sell its plant-based meat in US grocery stores this fall, reported Bloomberg. After expressing some...
08:12, 08/01/2019

UCLA mom charged with paying $400K to get son admitted as fake soccer recruit A Canadian mother was arrested Monday night in Spain and indicted in the U.S. for paying $400,000 to get her son admitted into the University of California-Los Angles as a fake soccer recruit.  &...
22:00, 09/17/2019

Fast Food Companies Are Getting Into Fake Meat, and the Results Are Actually Pretty Good In the future, we were promised flying cars and fake meat. While the flying car part hasn’t panned out, fake meat appears poised to make inroads in Americans’ lives, particularly through fast foods. A...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Hungary: the crucible for faulty efforts by Facebook to banish fake news Efforts to tackle abuse have brought the platform into collision with the governmentThe denunciation filled the front page of one of Hungary’s main newspapers. “Facebook has become a political actor,”...
02:00, 05/19/2019

There are calls for models wearing fake pregnancy bumps in ad campaigns to be banned There are calls for fashion firms to stop using fake bump models, after reality star Arabella Chi was used as ASOS's maternity model despite never having been pregnant....
02:24, 06/29/2019

Facebook fact-checker says more work is needed to curb fake news Facebook knows its platform is awash with fake news, and since December 2016 -- after facing criticism about its failure to stem the spread of fake news in the run-up to the presidential election -- t...
00:12, 07/31/2019

Operation Avalanche, the only good conspiracy—fake the Moon landing, get promoted [credit: Zapruder Films ] With this weekend's 50th anniversary of the Moon landing, it's worth remembering mos...
19:48, 07/20/2019

An entrepreneur is sending fake dog testicles to GOP senators to protest the government shutdown The founder of Neuticles swears he's not pulling a PR stunt, and the move comes as businesses big and small capitalize on the federal government shutdown, which has left 800,000 workers without p...
18:48, 04/28/2019

"Don't Be Afraid": Rahul Gandhi's Message To Party On "Fake Exit Polls" A day before the counting of votes, Congress president Rahul Gandhi has urged party men to be "alert in the next 24 hours" and be fearless in a tweet similar to his sister Priyanka Gandhi's audio......
14:12, 05/22/2019

Brandon Thomas Lee Calls Miley Cyrus and Kaitlynn Carter's PDA "So Fake" Brandon Thomas Lee has a few thoughts on those PDA-packed photos of Miley Cyrus and Kaitlynn Carter. The Hills: New Beginnings star shared them all on Monday's episode of E!......
23:36, 08/12/2019

Chinese man guilty of sending 1,500 fake iPhones to Apple in warranty fraud SALEM, Ore. — Over the span of two years, a Chinese national in Oregon sent devices that looked like iPhones to Apple, saying they wouldn’t turn on and should be replaced under warranty. He didn’t jus...
03:24, 05/23/2019

Canada’s millennials are most willing to admit that fake news has fooled them: Ipsos poll Canada's millennials are also more trusting of media that are widely considered untrustworthy. But other research shows Baby Boomers share fake news more....
15:12, 05/10/2019

Fake bloody legs appear at memorial for Cape Cod shark-attack victim Officials in Cape Cod are working to find out the person behind the lifelike fake legs that keep popping up at a memorial for a bodyboarder who died there in September after being mauled by a great wh...
09:12, 07/22/2019

Fake Saudi prince who flaunted on Instagram sentenced in fraud scheme Miami fraudster Anthony Gignac was sentenced Friday by a Florida judge to 18.5 years in prison for swindling $8 million from people by posing as Middle Eastern royalty, according to reports....
01:24, 06/02/2019

Pizza Chain In Trouble For Covertly Serving Fake Meat: Report New Zealand pizza chain, Hell Pizza on Friday denied misleading customers by covertly serving fake meat, despite a lawyer's warning that the company might have breached a trade act....
14:24, 06/28/2019

Facebook Fact Checker Says It Must Share More Data to Fight Fake News Facebook's third-party fact-checking partners on Tuesday said the company needed to share more data with fact-checkers to better curb misinformation....
13:48, 07/31/2019

In Russia, Days of Fake News and Real Radiation After Deadly Explosion Russians vented their anger online and to local officials about the absence of reliable information after the explosion of a small nuclear reactor at a military test site last week....
02:24, 08/13/2019

Paris authorities scotch rumours of radioactive tap water as 'fake news' Viral message claims water has harmful tritium levels as country faces heatwaveAs France faces a scorching new heatwave this week, Paris authorities have urged residents to keep calm and carry on drin...
12:36, 07/22/2019

| Facebook closes fake news pages in Poland: rights group Facebook has closed 27 pages in Poland for spreading fake news and hate-filled content ahead of the European parliamentary elections, the civil rights group Avaaz said on Friday....
14:12, 05/18/2019

Fake GTA Online Money Streams Are Popping Up Ahead Of Casino Update Grand Theft Auto Online’s upcoming casino update has a lot of players hoping for expensive cars, new clothing items and lots of other things to buy. Some scammers are taking advantage of players’ exci...
22:12, 07/18/2019

Fake Snow To Rescue As Climate Change Forces Ski Stations To Innovate Once deep in powder this time of year, Chile's ski stations are fighting the ravages of climate change and pollution that have brought less and less snow to the central Andes....
14:00, 08/16/2019

Fake doctor scammed sex abuse victims with bogus therapy: cops A Florida man who touted his ability to use a “powerhouse combination of psychology and quantum physics” to treat women who were sexually abused was busted for practicing medicine without a lice...
20:48, 06/26/2019

Terry Pratchett predicted rise of fake news in 1995, says biographer Marc Burrows discovered Bill Gates interview in which the writer warned of ‘parity of esteem’ given to stories published on the netIn 1995, the internet was a world of dial-up connections and Usenet n...
23:48, 05/30/2019

Inside the 'fake clinics' where women are persuaded to carry pregnancies to term ‘Crisis pregnancy centers’ give counseling, pregnancy tests – and outnumber abortion providers three to one in GeorgiaIn her office at the Crossroads Pregnancy Center in Milledgeville, Georgia, Pam Al...
18:24, 08/16/2019

British tourist says cops coerced her into fake gang-rape confession The British teen who has confessed to falsely reporting that she was gang-raped in Cyprus by a group of Israelis has accused police of dictating her statement and forcing her to sign it, according to ...
15:12, 08/05/2019

Presidential Pump Fake: Trump Now Says He’s Fine With Colin Kaepernick Playing in the NFL President Donald Trump, the same man that used the NFL protest as feed for his deplorables during one of his many rallies for a job he already has, now says that former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernic...
04:48, 08/10/2019

Facebook CEO says delay in flagging fake Pelosi video was 'execution mistake' Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday said his social media company took too long to flag as false an altered video of U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that appeared to show the Dem...
04:36, 06/27/2019

Moonday Mornings: Facebook scammers target UAE investors with fake Bitcoin ads Welcome to another week and another Moonday Mornings. It’s Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines. Let’s get to it. 1. Facebook has removed a number of fake a...
12:48, 07/01/2019

Trump Shows Fake Hurricane Map In Apparent Bid To Validate Wrong Tweet On Wednesday, it appears that the White House attempted to retroactively justify a tweet that President Donald Trump issued over the weekend in which he warned, erroneously, that Alabama would be in.....
06:00, 09/05/2019

Man Pleads Guilty to Trafficking Fake iPhones in Scheme That Cost Apple Nearly $900,000 A Chinese national and former engineering student in Oregon pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one count of trafficking in counterfeit goods in a scheme that defrauded Apple out of roughly 1,500 iPhones.R...
08:24, 05/23/2019

ASMR and fake metal prop construction videos have, at long last, been combined Before the internet, unfortunate craftspeople had to learn the ins and outs of their trade without any reprieve from the stress that comes with hard, delicate work. Now, in a world where seemingly any...
21:48, 06/27/2019

An authentication expert at The RealReal showed us how to spot fake designer accessories The RealReal is going public and could be valued at $1.6 billion when it begins trading on Friday. We visited the luxury reseller's NYC location where an authentication expert walked us through how to...
01:36, 06/28/2019

Kim Kardashian Calls Kourtney a "F--king Fake Humanitarian Hoe" During Explosive Fight! A sisterly spat. In this clip from Sunday's all-new Keeping Up With the Kardashians, Kim Kardashian and Kourtney Kardashian both share their sides of the story following their latest......
16:48, 09/13/2019

Congress Wants Action On 'Fake' Assam Citizen List Concerns In Kokrajhar With resentment brewing among a section of people over "indiscriminate" notices being served to them by National Register of Citizens (NRC) authorities, the Congress has submitted a memorandum to the....
12:36, 05/08/2019

'Be ashamed': The 1975 criticised after detonating fake suicide vest in video The 1975 have been criticised by relatives of the Manchester Arena bombings after lead singer Matty Healy detonated a fake suicide vest in the band's new music video....
21:48, 09/02/2019

Sierra Vista Police: ‘Suspicious’ device that prompted evacuation fake SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Police had to evacuate a Goodwill Thrift Store and Donation Center in Sierra Vista after a “suspicious device” was discovered on Saturday. Sierra Vista Police Department sa...
19:48, 05/14/2019

Singapore fake news law a 'disaster' for freedom of speech, says rights group Bill passes that forces media to correct or remove content the government considers to be falseSingapore’s parliament has passed legislation against “fake news”, a move that has been criticised by rig...
07:00, 05/09/2019

Report: Google Maps hosts ‘millions’ of fake business listings Many of us rely on Google Maps to find electricians, hair salon, and other services in our area.  Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal reported that Google Maps hosts an estimated ’11 million falsely li...
10:12, 06/21/2019

Fake heiress who dazzled New York elite sentenced to up to 12 years in prison A German woman who posed as a wealthy heiress to scam boutique New York hotels and fashionable friends was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison on Thursday after a jury in state court found her......
22:24, 05/09/2019

Fake polio markers highlight risks to Pakistan vaccination drive Pakistan's polio eradication campaign has hit serious problems with an alarming spike in reported cases that has raised doubts over the quality of vaccination reporting and prompted officials to revie...
10:24, 07/15/2019

Many Americans Believe Fake News Is a Bigger Problem Than Racism, New Poll Finds Before an orange-tinged carnival barker began waging a war with the media and Russian troll farms began spewing misinformation across social media to help said carnival barker ascend to the White Hous...
22:36, 06/08/2019

Marianne Williamson Loves Spreading Fake Quotes From Albert Einstein Democratic presidential candidate and self-help author Marianne Williamson is on the defensive. In her latest tweet she says that she’s “not a cult leader” and “not anti-science.” She even says that t...
20:48, 07/23/2019

16 Million Followers of Indian Instagram Influencers Fake, Study Claims A whopping 16 million followers of Indian influencers on Facebook-owned Instagram are fake, revealed a new study, suggesting such people are artificially boosting "vanity metrics"....
11:36, 07/15/2019

Real v fake: debunking the 'drunk' Nancy Pelosi footage - video Footage of the Democratic House Speaker was edited to make her appear drunk or unwell, in the latest incident highlighting social media's struggle to deal with disinformation. Compare the original foo...
20:00, 05/24/2019

WSJ: Google Maps is flooded with 'millions' of fake business listings (updated) If you've ever tried to find a locksmith on Google in a pinch, this may not surprise you. Turns out Google Maps is filled with millions of scam operations that are impersonating real businesses, ...
05:00, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Dutch "Big Brother" creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook on Wednesday for allowing fake ads on its platform which used his name and image to perpetrate Bitcoin-related fraud....
19:12, 06/05/2019

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids slams Juul's 'fake apology' Campaign for Tobacco Free-Kids slammed Juul's "fake apology," saying it's "a blatant attempt to deflect attention from the company's wrongdoing" in "creating the youth e-cigarette epide...
17:48, 07/15/2019

Twitter bans anti-Trump Krassenstein brothers over fake accounts Twitter has put the kibosh on the Krassenstein brothers – saying the anti-Trump trolls had broken the site’s rules by operating fake accounts. Brian and Ed Krassenstein, who gained a wide following fo...
18:12, 05/24/2019

Jeffrey Epstein kept nude art, fake breasts in creepy sex lair: accuser Jeffrey Epstein’s Upper East Side townhouse was a creepy lair lined with tell-tale signs of his perversion, including a self-portrait of the multimillionaire and a young girl, and a pair of fake...
02:12, 07/11/2019

Feds find diamonds, fake Saudi passport at Epstein’s townhouse The feds found dozens of diamonds, piles of cash and a fake passport from Saudi Arabia with a photo that looks like Jeffrey Epstein stashed in a safe at the convicted pedophile’s Upper East Side...
18:24, 07/15/2019

Badly-made fake license plate leads to arrest in California MOORPARK, Calif. (AP) — A big-rig truck driver has been arrested after authorities spotted a phony license plate on his rig. How could they tell? Well, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department sa...
16:12, 06/12/2019

Facebook urged to shut down groups selling fake Amazon reviews Dozens of Facebook groups have been promoting fake Amazon reviews despite a regulator warning the social media company about the practice, the consumer group Which? has said....
19:12, 08/06/2019

Facebook: We Will Half-Heartedly Apply Our Rules Against Fake Profiles to the Feds Too After the Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services reversed a policy prohibiting officers from creating fake social media profiles to monitor people entering and lea...
12:48, 09/04/2019

Anna Sorokin: The story of the fake German heiress who stiffed the art world Once an art magazine intern, Anna Delvey, aka Anna Sorokin, created a jet-setting lifestyle for herself on others' dimes. She now faces up to 15 years in prison. Here's the con artist's story....
19:00, 05/09/2019

Scottish scientists develop ‘artificial tongue’ to detect fake whiskies Counterfeit whiskey crooks don’t stand a lick of a chance! Scottish scientists are putting a new twist on artificial intelligence with an “artificial tongue” used to detect fake batches of...
01:36, 08/07/2019

Fact-checks on fake news rarely reaches most affected communities BRUSSELS – The European Union has called on Facebook and other platforms to invest more in fact-checking, but a new study shows those efforts may rarely reach the communities worst affected by f...
23:36, 07/11/2019

Influencer’s ‘surprise’ engagement blasted as fake over leaked sponsors request There’s nothing more romantic than brand sponsorship. An Instagram influencer’s elaborate “surprise” engagement was recently shopped around to companies, which were asked to back the couple’s sp...
08:48, 06/21/2019

Facebook removes fake accounts from Thailand, Russia, Ukraine, Honduras Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had erased over 1,800 accounts and pages from Thailand, Russia, Ukraine and Honduras, its latest move to counter deceptive political propaganda and other abuses of it...
12:36, 07/25/2019

Fake Heiress Anna Delvey-Sorokin Sentenced to Up to 12 Years in Prison UPDATE: A judge sentenced Anna Delvey-Sorokin today to 4-12 years in prison. Additionally, she was fined $24,000 and owes $198,956.19 in restitution. "As proven at trial, Anna......
22:12, 05/09/2019

Police Mistook US Teen's Fake Gun As Real, Shot Her, Video Shows A 17-year-old girl killed by a California police officer last week appears to have been pointing a replica gun at the officer when she was shot, video footage released Friday shows....
08:00, 07/13/2019

Fake wedding ‘groom’ drops lawsuit against ‘bride’ Andi Potamkin He got cold feet. A celebrity hairstylist who sued his ex for allegedly faking their million-dollar wedding is walking away — claiming he can’t afford the litigation. William Jordan Blackmore su...
03:00, 07/13/2019

That Viral Video of a Robot Uprising Is Fake Because the Real Thing Will Be So Much Deadlier Have you seen that viral video of a robot getting its ass kicked by humans? The robot is forced to perform a variety of agility drills and gets hit with a hockey stick, enduring quite a bit of abuse b...
23:12, 06/17/2019

Facebook Defends Decision to Leave Fake Nancy Pelosi Video Up, Because of Course They Do By now, everyone who has seen or heard of the widely circulated video that made House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) seem intoxicated is fake. YouTube took down uploads of the video, a call which see...
04:00, 05/27/2019

Facebook fails to stop flood of fake reviews, investigative body says Facebook stands accused of not doing enough to stem the sale of fake reviews through its platform, more than one month after being told to fix the problem by a British regulator....
21:12, 08/06/2019

$560K worth of fake NBA championship rings seized at Los Angeles airport U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized a wooden box containing 28 fake NBA championship rings during an inspection at Los Angeles International Airport....
11:24, 09/12/2019

Students caught in visa sting at fake university may sue U.S., court rules A federal appeals court said foreign-born students may sue the U.S. government over claims it wrongfully canceled their visas, following a sting where it set up a fake university to entrap corrupt vis...
22:12, 08/15/2019

The New York Times wants to fight fake news using blockchain – good luck to it Combating fake news, deepfakes, and misinformation is one of modern journalism’s biggest challenges. There have been numerous attempts to help readers recognize when a source shouldn’t be trusted. One...
16:48, 07/24/2019

Here's How a Facebook Exec Defended Leaving Up That Fake Nancy Pelosi Video Doctored videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that make her appear as if she is slurring or intoxicated and went viral toward the end of last week—one was shared by President Donald Trump on Thursday—...
07:12, 05/27/2019

Beyond Meat CEO invites Chipotle for a tour after its fake meats are called too processed After Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol said imitation meat products are too processed for its menu, Beyond Meat CEO Ethan Brown invited him on a tour of the company's manufacturing facilities....
21:00, 07/24/2019