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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....

Facebook Finds Itself on Receiving End of Fake Video

Source: wsj.com

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 more to clamp down on misinformation. But Facebook ha...
2019-05-30 10:48

Facebook will not remove fake Zuckerberg video Facebook will not be removing a fake video of Mark Zuckerberg appearing to revel in knowing social media users' secrets, after it was uploaded to Instagram by artists....
2019-06-12 15:32

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....
2019-06-12 03:48

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 President Trump. The video largely spread via social med...
2019-05-30 05:16

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—will not be removed from Facebook despite the fact...
2019-05-27 06:00

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 seemed like a no-brainer to most....
2019-05-27 01:48

Facebook refuses to delete fake Pelosi video spread by Trump supporters 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 Democratic House speaker is drunk or unwell, in the l...
2019-05-24 22:16

Pelosi: Fake video shows Facebook were 'willing enablers' of Russian election interference House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Facebook were "willing enablers of the Russian interference" in 2016 election after the social network declined to take down a doctored video that appeared to show her stumbling while speaking....
2019-05-29 23:16

Facebook Fact-Checks Fake Viral Video Of "Drunk" Nancy Pelosi Facebook has decided to show fact-check results of a viral tampered video, instead of removing it,slowed down intentionally to show US Speaker Nancy Pelosi talk in a slurred tongue....
2019-05-25 12:32

Trevor Noah mocks outrage at Facebook over Pelosi video: 'If the internet had no fake videos, it would be the library!' "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah mocked the uproar at Facebook on Thursday night for their refusal to take down a doctored video of Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, that portrays her as under the influence. ...
2019-05-31 23:48

How Facebook Fought Fake News About Facebook Stormchaser is a tool was designed to track hoaxes and "memes" about Facebook on the social network and other company-owned services including WhatsApp....
2019-07-09 07:48

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, according to a report from the Associated Press.Re...
2019-06-13 21:48

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 House, the quality of news probably ranked fairly low ...
2019-06-08 22:16

Emily Hartridge death: Tributes paid to YouTube star who died in electric scooter crash as final video shows her excitement at receiving it as birthday present Emotional tributes have been paid to TV presenter and YouTuber Emily Hartridge who died in an electric scooter crash days after her final video showed her excitement at being given the vehicle as a birthday present....
2019-07-15 20:00

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 told to crack down on the issue by a UK regulator.An...
2019-08-06 09:16

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 individuals responsible pretended to be located in the US a...
2019-05-29 01:48

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 say, though, is how many it also missed. The incr...
2019-05-23 18:16

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 has announced. In addition to that, Facebook said it disabled 1.2 billion fake accounts in Q4 2018. These numbers are quite staggering when you consider that....
2019-05-23 21:32

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 worked to boost detection of bogus accounts. (May 23)...
2019-05-24 06:16

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 to become “active” users of the social network. In ...
2019-05-23 23:16

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....
2019-05-24 22:32

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....
2019-09-04 08:48

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 elections in several African countries. This forms part...
2019-05-24 13:16

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 Security would be violating its rules if its agents creat...
2019-09-04 15:48

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 before they had a chance to become “activeR...
2019-05-23 20:00

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....
2019-06-14 14:32

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 losses this spring, which some are linking to the...
2019-08-02 21:48

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 more. Pixel phones also aren’t the most pow...
2019-06-10 15:32

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 Facebook advertising say they are frustrated....
2019-06-28 18:16

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 FireEye....
2019-05-29 07:16

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 political debate considers to be false” in a final, pos...
2019-07-31 19:48

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....
2019-06-05 21:16

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 caught in the act of creating scores of fake profiles i...
2019-05-23 21:16

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 links to a BBC article criticizing the British go...
2019-09-15 05:00

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 of fake communications associated to its digital as...
2019-07-23 15:01

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....
2019-06-06 12:01

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....
2019-08-27 12:48

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 undermine protests in Hong Kong....
2019-08-20 12:48

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 watchdog Which? found that the social network is st...
2019-08-07 19:48

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....
2019-08-06 17:48

UK regulator tells Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews Britain's competition watchdog on Friday told Facebook and eBay to go through their websites and crack down on the sale of fake and misleading online reviews....
2019-06-21 22:16

Russian Facebook hit with fake Telegram token ads using Pavel Durov’s face When new crypto or digital currency projects are announced it doesn’t take long for scams to follow. It appears that Telegram’s supposedly incoming TON token is the latest to be exploited by opportunistic scammers. According to Russian news outlet Ko...
2019-09-21 03:48

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....
2019-08-07 05:48

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,” declared the pro-government Magyar Nemzet, the la...
2019-05-21 16:00

Facebook Removes a Fresh Batch of Iran-Linked Fake Accounts Outside researchers tipped Facebook off that a social media network was pushing Iranian interests, posing as journalists, and even impersonating politicians....
2019-05-29 02:16

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....
2019-06-05 21:00

The 1975 criticised after using fake suicide vest in new 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....
2019-09-02 03:48

Facebook says it removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous 6 months SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook says it removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous 6 months. The post Facebook says it removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as...
2019-05-23 18:16

British regulator asks Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews Britain's competition watchdog on Friday asked Facebook and eBay to conduct an urgent review of their websites to stop the sale of fake and misleading online reviews....
2019-06-21 14:32

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....
2019-08-20 13:16

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 totally fake. Read more......
2019-06-06 13:48

Bihar RJD Lawmaker Says Video Of Him Dancing Fake, Threatens Action An RJD lawmaker from Bihar has been caught on camera forcibly holding a woman and dancing to loud music, allegedly during a study tour in Manipur. The lawmaker, Yaduvansh Kumar Yadav, was part of a......
2019-06-10 16:16

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....
2019-08-19 22:16

WSJ: Facebook's cryptocurrency finds backing from PayPal and Uber Facebook has secured some pretty big backers for Project Libra, according to The Wall Street Journal. PayPal, Uber, Visa and Mastercard are reportedly investing around $10 million each in the social network's cryptocurrency. Other investors incl...
2019-06-14 11:48

Apps May Tell Facebook About Last Time Users Had Sex, Study Finds At least two menstruation-tracking apps were sharing intimate details of users' sexual health with Facebook and other entities, according to a new report from privacy watchdog Privacy International....
2019-09-10 11:16

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....
2019-07-13 07:16

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.        ...
2019-08-09 02:32

Video: Could we spot the difference between fake Wish.com AirPods and the real thing? Absolutely Ah, AirPods. If you’ve been in a city at any point in the past two years you’ll have seen them slammed deep into the ears of, well, everyone. Apple’s earbuds have been so successful they’ve moved beyond being only a music accessory, instead morphing ...
2019-09-03 13:00

'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....
2019-09-02 12:16

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 footage with the viral clip• Facebook refuses to dele...
2019-05-24 23:01

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 before the robot finally pulls a gun on its human t...
2019-06-17 23:32

Facebook fact-checker finds UK Conservatives ran ads with altered BBC headline One of Facebook's third-party fact-checkers accused Britain's governing Conservative Party on Friday of misrepresenting a BBC News article in its ads on the social media platform....
2019-09-14 04:32

Real Or Fake? Viral Video Of Raw Meat Jumping Off Plate Shocks Internet A video of a piece of raw meat 'crawling' off a table has shocked the Internet. The short clip has gone massively viral online, where many are now referring to the meat as "zombie chicken". However,......
2019-07-31 22:16

'Lot of fake news back there': Trump launches 2020 campaign – video highlights US president Donald Trump has kicked off his bid for the presidency in 2020 with many well-worn attacks on the media, Hillary Clinton and the ‘angry' democrats. An adoring crowd packed the Amway building in Orlando, Florida chanting the same slogans ...
2019-06-19 15:32

This fake video perfectly imagines what will happen when the robots decide to fight back Over the weekend, another of those freaky videos showing humans putting a human-esque robot through its paces began to explode in popularity, for reasons that — in case you haven’t seen the video above yet — only reveal themselves s...
2019-06-18 03:16

62 Border Agents Belonged to Offensive Facebook Group, Investigation Finds Internal investigators are examining agents who were members of social media groups that posted inappropriate images, memes and comments about immigrants and lawmakers....
2019-07-16 04:32

New Survey Finds Hundreds of Endangered Bird Parts for Sale on Facebook Hundreds of parts of the critically endangered helmeted hornbill appeared for sale on Thai-language Facebook groups, according to a new report. Read more......
2019-08-28 07:00

UPDATE 1-Facebook fact-checker finds UK Conservatives ran ads with altered BBC headline One of Facebook's third-party fact-checkers accused Britain's governing Conservative Party on Friday of misrepresenting a BBC News article in its ads on the social media platform....
2019-09-14 04:32

Study finds US carriers aggressively throttle video streams US carriers engage in far more aggressive throttling practices than they've led their subscribers to believe, claims a new study. Verizon (Engadget's parent company), AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint have long said they reserve the right to sl...
2019-08-20 00:16

Trump Posts Fake News on Twitter, Shares Spliced Video of Nancy Pelosi Stumbling Over Her Words President Trump is so scared of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) that he had to post a spliced video of her stumbling over her words because he doesn’t know how to deal with powerful women who think he’s a damn idiot....
2019-05-24 19:32

YouTuber Finds Lost GoPro Video of Man Who Drowned and Returns It to His Family Rich Abernathy was filming a dive for YouTube when he found an old GoPro partly buried in the muck. The camera had captured the last moments of Richard Lee Ragland III’s life....
2019-08-21 21:32

Arizona Professor Finds Time to Show QAnon Video While Explaining Syllabus Douglas Belmore, an adjunct English professor at Mesa Community College in Arizona, showed a 14-minute QAnon conspiracy video in at least two classes, according to multiple students. The Phoenix New Times, after speaking to at least four students who...
2019-08-23 16:00

Report Finds Media More Likely to Cite Video Games as Factor in Shootings When Suspect Is White Researchers have long discredited the link between video games and gun violence—more specifically, mass shootings. But not only is the narrative false, like many other facets of American life, it’s also touched by race....
2019-09-18 23:32

Woman Finds 3.72-Carat Yellow Diamond While Watching YouTube Video on How to Find Diamonds A Texas woman on a first-time visit to Arkansas’ Crater of Diamonds State Park says she discovered a nearly 4-carat yellow diamond—while watching a YouTube video about how to find the precious gemstones.Read more......
2019-08-21 05:32

Thursday’s Daily Brief:  Facebook rallies against vaccination ‘fake news’, DPR Korea UN staff cuts call, Syria crop report, crisis funding and Dorian latest A recap of Thursday’s stories: Facebook and WHO work together to stem misinformation on vaccines; North Korea tells UN to cut staff; $75 million allocated for eight crises; mixed news on Syria crop production; ‘digital divide’ sidelines most vulnerab...
2019-09-05 23:32

How consumers rank Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube on privacy, fake news, content relevance, safety, and sharing (FB, GOOGL, TWTTR, MSFT, SNAP) Digital trust is the confidence people have in a platform to protect their information and provide a safe environment for them to create and engage with content. Business Insider Intelligence surveyed over 1,300 global consumers to evaluate their...
2019-07-19 21:48

This fake iPhone 11 Max hands-on video is still our best look yet at Apple’s next-gen iPhone Samsung just confirmed an earlier leak that said its exciting new Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ will be officially announced on August 7th. They’re going to feature completely overhauled designs with triple-lens cameras and hole-punch, all...
2019-07-02 18:16

Facebook launches Portal TV, a $149 video chat set-top box Facebook wants to take over your television with a clip-on camera for video calling, AR gaming and content co-watching. If you can get past the creepiness, the new Portal TV lets you hang out with friends on your home’s biggest screen. It̵...
2019-09-19 04:16

Pelosi Slams Facebook Over Altered Video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi denounced Facebook for its refusal to take down a doctored video of her, saying the decision demonstrates the social-media platform’s disregard for the truth....
2019-05-30 00:48

Facebook bringing Portal video chat to the TV Facebook's updated lineup includes a lower price for the Portal, a smaller version and one for televisions, to bring video chat to the living room.       ...
2019-09-18 21:00

Facebook defends not pulling controversial video of Pelosi Facebook released a statement on Friday amid concerns about its decision not to remove an altered video that went viral and appeared to show House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., slurring her words....
2019-05-26 01:48

Facebook won’t take down sinister Mark Zuckerberg ‘deepfake’ video Facebook will not remove a fake video of boss Mark Zuckerberg from Instagram that falsely portrays him boasting he can “control the future” thanks to stolen data. The doctored clip was uploaded to Instagram – which is owned by Facebook – ...
2019-06-12 16:16

Facebook’s Zuckerberg is the focus of latest doctored video NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Zuckerberg is getting a taste of his own medicine, three weeks after Facebook declined to remove a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. A fake video circulating on Facebook-owned Instagram shows Zuckerberg gloating over ...
2019-06-12 22:01

Facebook Makes Photo, Video Matching Tech Available to All Facebook has open-sourced its photo and video matching technologies for people to identify harmful content such as child exploitation, terrorist propaganda or graphic violence....
2019-08-03 05:32

| Facebook says first-person Christchurch video foiled AI system Facebook said it struggled to identify the video of the New Zealand mosque shootings because of the use of a head-mounted camera by the gunman, which made it harder for its systems to automatically detect the nature of the video....
2019-05-21 14:32

Instagram Not To Take Down Deepfake Video Of Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Instagram will not take down an ultra-realistic "deepfake video" posted on Tuesday of Facebook's chief executive bragging about controlling billions of people's "stolen" personal data....
2019-06-13 06:48

Facebook Tests Selling Video Subscriptions in Watch Facebook will start testing the sale of subscriptions to video services that can be viewed inside its Watch video hub. The test will include Dropout, MotorTrend on Demand and BritBox....
2019-08-08 16:48

Speaker Pelosi slams Facebook over altered video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is slamming Facebook for not removing a doctored video that has spread widely on the social network in which she appears to slur her words. (May 29)        ...
2019-05-30 04:32

More details of Facebook's video streaming Portal box leak out Rumors were already swirling about Facebook readying a new Portal device that streams media to your television set, and a new report fills in some of the details about the gadget, which is set to launch before the end of the year.Sources speaking to ...
2019-09-14 17:48

Facebook wants Portal to be the king of video calls, but there’s still work to do Doing things with friends and family during video calls is compelling, but Facebook's Portal must walk a fine line between entertaining and distracting.Read More...
2019-08-06 20:16

Facebook’s new Portal TV turns your television into a video chat monitor The average Facebook user out there likely wasn’t secretly hoping the world’s biggest social networking company (and frequent privacy flouter) would release a new video chat device that could be installed in the home. Nevertheless, Facebo...
2019-09-19 10:00

Facebook’s Portal TV lets you watch shows during video calls Facebook introduced Portal TV, which lets users make video calls and watch videos together, along with Portal Mini and a redesigned Portal smart display.Read More...
2019-09-18 16:00

Facebook’s rewarded video and playable ads are taking off for game publishers Facebook said that game publishers and developers are increasingly monetizing their mobile games with Facebook Audience Network, which grew 50% last year.Read More...
2019-05-29 17:32

Trump Campaign Uses Stock Video of 'Supporters' in Latest Facebook Ads If you watch this YouTube video of a “lifelong Democrat” who now supports President Donald Trump, you might get the impression that “AJ from Texas” wants to secure the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more......
2019-07-03 14:16

Facebook unveils new Portal video chat, TV streaming devices Facebook Inc unveiled new models of its Portal video chatting devices on Wednesday, making the company's first foray into TV streaming hardware but offering a limited selection of subscription services....
2019-09-18 15:00

Facebook bans race rap video after Singapore govt complains Social media sites have pulled the angry hip-hop video after authorities in Singapore warned it could stoke racial tensions. Some residents have accused officials in the wealthy Asian city-state of double standards....
2019-08-03 00:48

Nancy Pelosi blasts Facebook for keeping up doctored video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi blasted Facebook Wednesday for keeping up a phony video on the social media website that appeared to show her drunk. “I think they have proven — by not taking down something they know is false — that they were willing enabl...
2019-05-30 13:01

Facebook acknowledges Pelosi video is faked but declines to delete it Despite determinations that a Nancy Pelosi video circulating widely on social media is a fake, Facebook has determined not to remove it, saying its policies don't require that postings be true....
2019-05-25 02:16

Facebook May Launch a Video Chat Device for Televisions This Year Facebook is launching its own TV streaming service this fall and has reportedly approached Netflix, Disney, Hulu, HBO and other media companies for a new TV chat device for making video calls from......
2019-08-01 09:32

Facebook open-sources image and video algorithms it uses to fight abuse Facebook open-sourced algorithms it uses to spot identical and nearly identical photos and videos, which it uses to fight abuse on its platform.Read More...
2019-08-02 02:01

ProSieben signs cooperation with Facebook to share clips on video platform ProSiebenSat.1 Media said on Wednesday it had signed a cooperation agreement with arch-rival Facebook to post program clips on video platform Facebook Watch as the German broadcaster seeks to reach a younger audience....
2019-06-12 15:32

Video shows MCC inmate using illicit phone for Facebook Live broadcast An inmate awaiting trial on murder and conspiracy charges used a cellphone to broadcast a Facebook Live video from inside the same Manhattan lockup where Jeffery Epstein hanged himself, The Post has learned. The shocking breach of security at the fed...
2019-08-26 03:00

Doctored video of sinister Mark Zuckerberg puts Facebook to the test Last month Facebook declined to remove a manipulated video of Nancy Pelosi even after it was viewed millions of timesA doctored video of Mark Zuckerberg delivering a foreboding speech has been posted to Instagram, in a stunt that put Facebook’s conte...
2019-06-12 05:48

Facebook is fact checking the 'drunk Nancy Pelosi' video, but won't remove it Facebook won't remove a viral video that purports to show Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Nacy Pelosi slurring her words. Instead, according to a Gizmodo report, the social network will display an article from a third-party...
2019-05-24 22:48

Facebook Portal TV brings video calls into your living room – via your television Facebook has announced a new entry in its range of Portal smart displays, the Portal TV – designed to make use of your big-screen TV for large-scale video calls.Clipping to the top of a flatscreen TV, the Portal TV is essentially hacks your te...
2019-09-18 21:32

Facebook to unveil new versions of Portal video chat devices this fall Facebook Inc plans to release new versions of its Portal video chatting devices this fall, the company's vice president of AR/VR Andrew Bosworth said during an interview at Code Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona....
2019-06-11 05:32

Facebook Scrambles for a Middle Ground on Misleading Video of Nancy Pelosi Nancy Pelosi, the 79-year-old speaker of the House of Representatives, has been a frequent target for President Donald Trump and his political allies. This week, she became the subject of an unusual viral video intentionally slowed down to create the...
2019-05-25 03:16

Nancy Pelosi Video Flagging Delay An 'Execution Mistake': Facebook CEO 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......
2019-06-27 19:00

Facebook to unveil new versions of Portal video chat devices this autumn Facebook Inc plans to release new versions of its Portal video chatting devices this autumn, the company's vice president of AR/VR, Andrew Bosworth, said during an interview at the Code Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona....
2019-06-11 05:16

Georgia police investigating after woman claims she infected men with HIV in Facebook video A Georgia woman might be facing charges after claiming in a video she was HIV-positive and infecting others — which she later told police wasn't true....
2019-08-07 21:32

UPDATE 1-Facebook to unveil new versions of Portal video chat devices this autumn Facebook Inc plans to release new versions of its Portal video chatting devices this autumn, the company's vice president of AR/VR, Andrew Bosworth, said during an interview at the Code Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona....
2019-06-11 05:32

Instagram won't remove deepfake video of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, report says A deepfake video of Mark Zuckerberg recently appeared on Instagram and Facebook. The social networking site says it's leaving the video up.       ...
2019-06-13 00:16

Germany: AfD's anti-refugee Facebook video sparks massive incitement probe In 2017, a Facebook video posted by the far-right AfD amassed numerous hate-filled comments against refugees. German authorities said they've fined nearly 100 people over their remarks and are probing scores of others....
2019-08-10 02:48

Nancy Pelosi Says Facebook's Policy Toward Faked Video Shows It Is Complicit in Political Meddling Last week, a manipulated video of Nancy Pelosi went viral, slowed down so the House Speaker’s words were slurred, giving off an appearance of intoxication. Facebook left the video up, albeit alongside a message indicating the video is manipulated and...
2019-05-30 20:48

Refusal to remove video shows Facebook enabled Russian election meddling: Pelosi U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Facebook Inc's refusal to remove a heavily edited video that attempted to make her look incoherent had convinced her the company knowingly enabled Russian election interference....
2019-05-30 10:48

After anti-Semitic video removed from NY county GOP Facebook page, chairman defends intent The video created by the Republican Party in Rockland County, New York, warned of a "takeover" of the county by the Hasidic Jewish community.        ...
2019-08-30 22:00

Zuckerberg admits Facebook made an 'execution mistake' in its handling of doctored Pelosi video Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted that the social network made an “execution mistake” in its handling of a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that went viral on the platform....
2019-06-28 01:48

Nancy Pelosi: Facebook’s refusal to remove video shows it enabled Russian election meddling U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Facebook’s response to an altered video convinced her the company knowingly enabled Russian election interference.Read More...
2019-05-30 12:16

Hillary Clinton blasts Facebook for not pulling doctored Pelosi video she dubbed 'sexist trash' Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton slammed Facebook during her commencement speech at Hunter College in New York City on Wednesday for not removing a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. ...
2019-05-30 05:00

Failure to remove altered video shows Facebook enabled Russian election meddling: Pelosi U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Facebook Inc's refusal to remove a heavily edited video that attempted to make her look incoherent had convinced her the company wittingly enabled Russian election interference....
2019-05-30 01:00

Sophie Turner finds making a Jonas Brothers video 'more chaotic' than 'Game of Thrones' It's "the year of ending things" for Sophie Turner, including 'Game of Thrones' and X-Men, but nothing was as crazy as making a Jonas Brothers video.        ...
2019-06-04 03:48

Raiders receiving legend Branch dies at 71 Cliff Branch, a three-time All-Pro wide receiver who won three Super Bowls during his 14-year NFL career, all with the Oakland Raiders, has died, the team confirmed late Saturday....
2019-08-04 23:48

Raiders receiving great Branch dies at age 71 The Raiders saluted the life of the late Cliff Branch, saying in a statement Saturday that "his loss leaves an eternal void for the Raiders Family, but his kindness and loving nature will be fondly remembered forever."...
2019-08-04 13:16

OnePlus 7 Pro Receiving OxygenOS 9.5.8 Update With Several Fixes OnePlus 7 Pro has started receiving OxygenOS 9.5.8 update. OnePlus team has also shared its feedback on several user submitted feature requests and revealed what users can expect to see in the future......
2019-06-19 18:16

Prolific TE Kittle takes as much in blocking as receiving No tight end has ever been as prolific with the ball in his hands as George Kittle was for the San Francisco 49ers last season when he used his speed and ability to run after the catch to record the most yards receiving ever in a season for a tight e...
2019-09-03 12:32

SpaceX Says a 'Bug' Prevented It From Receiving Warning of Possible Satellite Collision The European Space Agency was forced to perform a “collision avoidance maneuver” to prevent its Aeolus spacecraft from potentially smashing into one of Elon Musk’s Starlink satellites, in what is quickly becoming an all-too-common occurrence. Accord...
2019-09-04 00:16

Tucson man has new lease on life after receiving liver transplant TUCSON – Doctors told a Tucson man that he had three to five years to live after being diagnosed with liver cancer three years ago. Now Michael Palmer, 63, has a new lease on life after receiving a liver transplant at Dignity Health St. Joseph&...
2019-06-29 07:16

Zimbabwe doctors say receiving death threats over strike Striking Zimbabwean doctors said on Wednesday they were being threatened with death and suspected state security agents were pressuring them after police blocked their second protest march over the disappearance of their union leader....
2019-09-18 16:00

Why This Scientist Keeps Receiving Packages of Serial Killers’ Hair Getting sufficient DNA out of a rootless hair has long been considered impossible. A scientist, better known for work with ancient fossils, has figured it out. It’s a game-changer for crime and surveillance....
2019-09-17 02:00

Samsung Galaxy Watch LTE finally receiving One UI update Samsung quietly released the One UI update to most of its compatible smartwatches back in May, but one model, in particular, was skipped from the initial rollout, the Galaxy Watch LTE. For whatever reasons, it took Samsung almost one more month to br...
2019-06-12 09:32

GM's self-driving unit is close to receiving a $2.25 billion boost It took more than a year, but GM's self-driving company is close to receiving a giant cash infusion. Cruise Automation confirmed to Reuters that the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US (CFIUS) had approved SoftBank's $2.25 billion in...
2019-07-07 03:00

There's no stopping Alabama's 'super fast' receiving corps It's not just Tua Tagovailoa -- Alabama could have four first-round picks in its wide receivers room in Jerry Jeudy, Henry Ruggs, DeVonta Smith and Jaylen Waddle....
2019-08-06 16:48

Nissan’s CEO Hiroto Saikawa Resigns After Receiving Dubious Income (YOKOHAMA, Japan) — Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa tendered his resignation Monday after acknowledging that he had received dubious income and vowed to pass the leadership of the Japanese automaker to a new generation. “It would ha...
2019-09-10 01:16

Turkey military receiving Russian defense system training Turkey's defense minister says its military personnel are receiving training to operate the S-400 missile defense system despite U.S. and NATO objections to Ankara's decision to purchase the Russian technology....
2019-05-22 15:16

Samsung Galaxy S10 Series Reportedly Receiving Update to Fix Issues Samsung has reportedly begun the rollout of a new update for the Galaxy S10 series after pulling back the previous one, which introduced a tonne of bugs....
2019-05-30 10:48

Cypress Semiconductor explores options after receiving takeover interest - BBG Cypress Semiconductor Corp is exploring options, including a potential sale, after receiving takeover interest, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
2019-05-29 18:16

Chandrayaan 1 Director's Theory On Why Lander Stopped Receiving Signals The obstacles on the lunar surface may have been stopping lander Vikram from receiving signals, Chandrayaan-1 Director Mylswamy Annadurai said on Sunday....
2019-09-09 03:16

Corey Coleman brings intrigue to Giants’ new-look receiving group Leading into the start of training camp (rookies report July 22, veterans July 24) The Post will provide Giants fans with a position-by-position look at the roster. Fans are understandably fatigued hearing frequent Odell Beckham Jr. dispatches from C...
2019-07-17 01:32

Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) Reportedly Receiving Android Pie Update With One UI Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) is now receiving the Android 9 Pie update. The phone's over-the-air (OTA) update is said to be live in Spain and is expected to reach other markets over the coming weeks....
2019-06-12 13:16

U.S. moves forward on plan to ban women from receiving abortion referrals The Trump administration on Friday set a timetable for federally funded family clinics to comply with a new rule that bars them from referring women for abortions....
2019-08-10 00:32

Turkey begins receiving Russian missiles in challenge to U.S. and NATO Turkey began taking delivery of an advanced Russian missile defense system on Friday, a move expected to trigger U.S. sanctions against a NATO ally and drive a wedge into the heart of the Western military alliance....
2019-07-12 19:00

Graduate attempts a backflip on stage before receiving his diploma and fails A college student attempted a backflip on stage during his graduation ceremony. He ended up falling on his neck.        ...
2019-05-21 16:32

Gang members laugh while receiving life sentences for shooting cop Two California gang members convicted of attempted murder in the 2015 shooting of a police officer smiled and laughed as a judge handed them life sentences on Monday, according to a report. Jamie Caudillo and Steven Rincon stood trial for shooting at...
2019-08-21 14:00

OnePlus 7 Pro starts receiving OxygenOS 9.5.7 update with a ton of camera improvements Launched just weeks back, OnePlus 7 Pro is now receiving a major update which improves the camera performance of the phone by a lot. The OxygenOS 9.5.7 update is rolling out to users in batches and should hit your phones soon.At the time of launch, O...
2019-06-07 08:32

Brooke Skylar Richardson bursts into tears receiving verdict The former Ohio high school cheerleader accused of killing and burying her newborn girl days after prom was found not guilty of murder — but was convicted for abuse of a corpse. Brooke Skylar Richardson, 20, sobbed when handed the verdict Thurs...
2019-09-13 04:16

Supporters angry over delays in receiving Cricket World Cup tickets • Organisers play down fears• Dozens of fans vent their furyCricket World Cup organisers have played down complaints from fans who have failed to receive their match tickets, saying the problem is “absolutely normal” for major events and would be add...
2019-05-30 01:32

Formula One legend Michael Schumacher receiving treatment in Paris hospital Seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher, who suffered a near-fatal brain injury in a 2013 skiing accident in the French Alps, was admitted to a Paris hospital to receive cutting-edge stem-cell therapy, according to a report. The 50-year-ol...
2019-09-10 15:16

Cypress Semiconductor explores options after receiving takeover interest: Bloomberg Cypress Semiconductor Corp is exploring options, including a potential sale, after receiving takeover interest, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
2019-05-30 01:32

NYC, 3 more states file lawsuit against Trump rules on immigrants receiving public aid Three more states and New York City on  Tuesday became the latest to file a federal lawsuit contesting new Trump administration rules that would deny green cards to legal immigrants if they rely on public assistance....
2019-08-20 21:00

As with sex, giving and receiving compliments are equally pleasurable | Hannah Jane Parkinson If someone is looking great, why not tell them? A compliment can make a heavy heart lift When I was about 12, I distinctly remember being in a branch of Sayers the bakers. (Sayers was a very popular chain in the north-west before Greggs came along – ...
2019-07-05 09:00

UPDATE 7-Turkey begins receiving Russian missiles in challenge to U.S. and NATO * Pentagon chief says U.S. position unchanged (Adds dateline, byline, updates with statements from Pentagon and Turkish defence ministry, U.S. Congress, Fitch)...
2019-07-13 01:16

PSA: Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge no longer receiving regular security updates Samsung fans using the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge will see fewer security updates coming to their phones going forward. It's the logical move for Samsung, as both flagship smartphones were launched more than three years ago.The South Korean company releas...
2019-06-21 17:32

Turkey facing US sanctions and expulsion from F-35 program after receiving Russian S-400 missiles The United States is poised to boot NATO ally Turkey out of the F-35 joint strike fighter program after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ignored repeated warnings from Washington that he could not have both the U.S. aircraft and Russian-made air defens...
2019-07-12 17:48

Ex-Sudan President Admits Receiving $25 Million From Saudi Crown Prince A Sudanese court on Saturday charged ousted president Omar al-Bashir, on trial for corruption, with illegal acquisition and use of foreign funds, offences which could put him behind bars for a decade....
2019-09-01 09:48

Jaclyn Hill Cosmetics customers report receiving ‘lumpy’ and ‘hairy’ lipsticks A YouTube beauty guru is trying to survive lumpy-lipstick-gate. Jaclyn Hill launched her cosmetic line, Jaclyn Cosmetics, about two weeks ago. But while fans were initially anxious to get their hands on the line, some have since been taking to social...
2019-06-11 22:16

Model lies about being transgender after receiving backlash for anti-trans comments: report A fashion model who recently admitted to lying about being transgender after making anti-trans comments online says she’s now “taking full responsibility” for her actions....
2019-07-31 18:00

Howard University to add golf teams after receiving sponsorship from NBA star Stephen Curry At a time when similar programs at HBCUs are struggling to survive, the two-time NBA MVP is planning a seven-figure donation to cover the cost of Howard’s golf program for six years....
2019-08-19 11:32

Today's Jenna Bush Hager Is Speechless After Receiving Cowboy-Themed Baby Shower It's time for a baby shower, y'all! This morning on the fourth hour of Today, guest co-host Sheinelle Jones had a big surprise for Jenna Bush Hager. As it turns out, it was time......
2019-07-19 22:32

'Mini AOC' ends parody videos after receiving 'death threats,' 'harassment' from the left, family says The 8-year-old child actor who went viral for impersonating Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, is no longer going to make videos due to death threats and harassment she and her family have received....
2019-07-04 04:16

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange charged in new US indictment with receiving and publishing classified information WASHINGTON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange charged in new US indictment with receiving and publishing classified information. The post WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange charged in new US indictment with receiving and publishing classified info...
2019-05-23 22:32

2019 BET Awards: Mary J. Blige Proves She's a True Queen While Receiving Lifetime Achievement Award Mary J. Blige took home an especially meaningful prize at the 2019 BET Awards tonight: the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. The icon was introduced at Los Angeles' Microsoft......
2019-06-24 06:00

Kobe Bryant clarifies Instagram picture of youth basketball team after receiving backlash over caption NBA legend Kobe Bryant was accused Wednesday of throwing shade at a young girl on his youth basketball team who did not show up for a game because she had a dance recital....
2019-09-13 03:16

California gang members laugh in court while receiving life sentences for attempted murder of cop: report Two California gang members, convicted of attempted murder in the 2015 shooting of a police officer, smiled and laughed as a judge handed them life sentences on Monday, according to a report.  ...
2019-08-21 03:32

Taylor Swift Reveals New Song ''Lover'' After Receiving the Icon Award at 2019 Teen Choice Awards Taylor Swift is feeling nothing but love from teenagers tonight. During Sunday night's 2019 Teen Choice Awards, the music superstar was in attendance to accept the first-ever Icon......
2019-08-12 14:32

Nicki Minaj Cancels Saudi Arabia Concert After Receiving Backlash: ''It Is Important to Make Clear My Support'' Nicki Minaj has made up her mind. After receiving backlash, the Queen rapper revealed on Tuesday that she's cancelling her performance in Saudi Arabia. But for a good reason.......
2019-07-10 09:16

Deliveroo advert showing astronaut receiving food order in space banned for implying firm delivers anywhere A Deliveroo advert which showed customers receiving food orders in unusual places, including in space, has been banned for misleadingly implying the firm can deliver anywhere....
2019-09-11 07:48

Nokia 3 Starts Receiving Android 9 Pie Update With May Android Security Patch Nokia 3 gets official Android 9.0 Pie update. The Android 9 Pie update for Nokia 3 is rolling out now over-the-air (OTA) and will reach all devices over the coming days....
2019-06-03 15:48

‘My Safety and Your Safety First.’ Cardi B Postpones Indianapolis Concert After Receiving Threat (INDIANAPOLIS) — Rapper Cardi B postponed an Indianapolis concert following what police described as an unverified threat to the Grammy-winning artist. A post on her Twitter account offered an apology to fans about Tuesday’s planned show ...
2019-07-31 22:00

Facebook Has Been Paying Contractors to Transcribe Users’ Facebook Messenger Voice Chats (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has rattled the contract employees, who are not told w...
2019-08-14 04:32

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes reportedly working with FTC on Facebook breakup Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is reportedly in talks with the US government about breaking up the social networking company.       ...
2019-07-31 22:00

Facebook’s Libra currency spawns a wave of fakes, including on Facebook itself The accounts purporting to sell or represent the not-yet-available digital currency could undermine efforts to inspire confidence and satisfy regulators scrutinizing Libra....
2019-07-23 06:16

Facebook warns about iPhone privacy change that could unsettle Facebook users The blog post appears to be a way to get out in front of software changes made by Apple and Google that could unsettle Facebook users given the company's poor reputation for privacy....
2019-09-10 04:48

Calling all Facebook singles, you can now find a match with Facebook Dating Facebook Dating might be new to America, but it's a service that is already available in 19 other countries.       ...
2019-09-06 05:16

Trump, Facebook CEO Zuckerberg had 'good, constructive' meeting: Facebook U.S. President Donald Trump and Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg had a "good, constructive" meeting at the White House on Thursday, the social media company said in a statement....
2019-09-20 01:48

Facebook wants to let you share your WhatsApp status to Facebook and Instagram What’s the first thing you can think of when you hear that Facebook is considering allowing WhatsApp users to share their status updates to Facebook, Instagram, and other apps? If you said “Cool,” that’s understandable —...
2019-06-28 03:48

Atlanta Falcons' Julio Jones 'might mess around' and go for 3,000 yards receiving While Julio Jones awaits a new contract from the Atlanta Falcons, the receiver talks about "going crazy" and getting 3,000 yards this NFL season.       ...
2019-07-25 06:32

Deepfake video shows Bill Hader morph into Tom Cruise in CBS interview – video Creator of video says he wants to raise awareness of technology's potential in age of fake news and doctored footageWhat do we do about deepfake video? Continue reading......
2019-08-13 19:00

'Don’t touch me like that!': video shows trans women forcibly removed from an LA bar – video A video posted to social media show a group of transgender women being forcibly removed from a Los Angeles bar. The women said they had earlier been harassed by a straight couple at a downtown bar called Las Perlas. Mobile phone footage shows one sec...
2019-08-27 23:32

Facebook Is Rebranding Instagram As ‘Instagram From Facebook’ in a Surprising and Controversial Move Facebook plans to attach its name to Instagram and WhatsApp, branding them “Instagram from Facebook” and “WhatsApp from Facebook.” The move is controversial because both of the apps were born outside of Facebook, have very dif...
2019-08-03 16:16

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?...
2019-07-10 15:00

THE SOCIAL VIDEO REPORT: How social platforms are transforming their video distribution strategies and creating new opportunities for brands (FB, SNAP, GOOGL, AAPL) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can log in and read the report here. Business Insider Intelligence Social platforms are ramp...
2019-07-17 08:48

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has thoughts on the video game industry: “The video game indus Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has thoughts on the video game industry: “The video game industry made $43 billion in revenue last year. The workers responsible for that profit deserve to collectively bargain as part of a union.” Come on Splits...
2019-06-18 20:32

The Best Fake Sausages 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 also comes in tubes, complete with sausage-like cas...
2019-06-18 18:16

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. Then there are people who are so good at lying that...
2019-09-04 16:16

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, says DW’s Frank Sieren....
2019-09-14 04:32

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 website of the free video editor VSDC to distribute ma...
2019-08-21 04:00

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....
2019-09-09 14:16

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....
2019-09-06 17:32

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 the catalyst for a deluge of distinctly unscientif...
2019-07-14 15:48

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......
2019-07-31 22:16

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 content. The feature will start rolling out to user...
2019-08-16 15:16

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 followers: 58 percent of the talk show host’...
2019-08-09 22:48

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 fictional locations and pop-cultural references can e...
2019-08-27 06:16

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......
2019-08-12 07:32

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 – used to be very popular and some were gruesomely en...
2019-07-09 14:00

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....
2019-06-19 20:48

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 Babu Kolla was sentenced Thursday in Panama City fe...
2019-06-21 02:16

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 and fiction in journalism like never before....
2019-07-13 09:32

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....
2019-08-18 05:16

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....
2019-06-16 04:48

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 new entry to the list: ball fakes only possible w...
2019-05-25 00:32

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​​​ ​Grub​hub, the country’s largest food ordering service...
2019-07-14 22:32

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. The message, sent from an automated email addres...
2019-07-21 18:00

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 Bindley have found that hundreds of thousands of th...
2019-07-05 01:00

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 appeared on Reddit announcing that there is a new w...
2019-07-04 12:32

| 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....
2019-06-06 20:48

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 only fake but also malicious.After a thorough invest...
2019-09-18 03:32

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?       ...
2019-08-23 18:00

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 intelligently edit objects inside them. While this could ...
2019-07-01 23:48

TripAdvisor defends itself against fake reviews claim Hotels in tourist destinations had "striking" patterns of five-star reviews posted by one-time contributors, according to UK consumer group Which? Travel....
2019-09-06 22:00

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....
2019-05-29 12:48

Man With Fake ID Arrested For Trying To Defraud Government Ministries A 21-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday for creating a fake identity card of a Pay and Accounts Officer (PAO officer )of the central government to siphon off money from the bank accounts of various......
2019-07-10 08:00

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, this convincing beef faker launched to shock and aw...
2019-06-05 04:16

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......
2019-06-14 22:00

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...
2019-05-21 18:16

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 yellow labrador retriever – is a very good girl. (Both ...
2019-08-13 10:16

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 and electric cars—but you, the owner, will actually ...
2019-09-17 17:00

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, and more access to it than ever before. The infor...
2019-09-02 14:48

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....
2019-06-21 23:32

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 a fake listing....
2019-06-22 15:48

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....
2019-06-20 03:32

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....
2019-08-01 15:48

Vegan oxtail? Twitter says the fake meat movement may have gone too far After a picture of the vegan meat product by Absolute Vegetarian began making the rounds, there were howls of outrage from Facebook to Twitter.       ...
2019-09-18 21:00

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 products to prevent an emergency health crisis. “Th...
2019-06-23 22:16

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 yellow labrador retriever – is a very good girl. (Both ...
2019-08-13 20:16

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.       ...
2019-07-04 07:16

That 'Found Cat' Craigslist Ad Featuring a Bobcat is Totally Fake Have you seen this Craigslist ad that’s going viral on social media? The headline screams “FOUND CAT - NEED OWNERS ASAP!!” but if you take a closer look at the photos, it clearly shows a bobcat. Scary, right?Read more......
2019-05-24 18:48

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....
2019-09-11 13:48

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....
2019-09-12 03:00

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—particularly those that pertained to whether or not Presid...
2019-06-11 02:00

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-winning driver will be doing next year—so why not t...
2019-08-08 02:32

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...
2019-05-29 22:32

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......
2019-06-14 02:48

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.       ...
2019-07-12 20:32

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....
2019-07-31 23:00

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. ...
2019-07-09 06:32

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 conference call with analysts, Chief Executive Matt...
2019-08-01 00:01

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...
2019-06-21 22:00

8 charged in Canada over fake goods at mall cited by US MARKHAM, Ontario (AP) — 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. York Regional Constable La...
2019-05-29 06:16

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.       ...
2019-09-09 12:48

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 Brazil’s Central Bank. The scammers claimed to offer c...
2019-05-22 11:48

WordPress plugins hacked for fake admin accounts Popular web hosting site WordPress has come under attack from hackers exploiting a flaw tgat allows them to creat rogue admin accounts.Researchers at security firm Wordfence discovered that known vulnerabilities in WordPress plugins have been exploit...
2019-09-03 12:32

Pak Behind Fake Accounts Of Top Officers On Twitter, Says Army: Report The Indian Army and other security agencies are taking strict action against the fake Twitter handles of senior Indian military leadership created by Pakistani agencies to spread misinformation about......
2019-09-19 19:32

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 said "sound producers modified a version of the E...
2019-09-10 02:48

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 Lightning-esque cable similar to those used to charge up...
2019-08-12 23:48

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 they can judge the products they are thinking of bu...
2019-07-14 11:32

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 vulnerabilities in WhatsApp could allow hackers to ...
2019-08-08 21:48

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....
2019-06-28 19:48

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......
2019-06-06 03:32

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 Wednesday says a majority of Americans believe journalist...
2019-06-05 17:00

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 invoking New York’s “Son of Sam Law” to try and conv...
2019-07-22 04:00

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 different photography and gaming apps that were fi...
2019-08-19 21:00

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....
2019-06-02 02:32

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. They looked like you what you might get pulled over...
2019-08-25 22:32

Where's the fake beef? Not at Kraft Heinz, investors worry Investors are chewing out Kraft Heinz Co for failing to lay out a full strategy for how it plans to compete in the roughly $3 billion-a-year plant-based protein market....
2019-09-12 15:00

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, announced Thursday, will allow users of the photo and vide...
2019-08-16 12:48

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. You might have based your assessment of the imag...
2019-07-03 01:48

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....
2019-05-31 23:48

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, Maryland still not scoring after that, etc.), Maryla...
2019-09-15 02:16

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...
2019-09-09 19:48

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 mysteries that never fully close and questions that neve...
2019-08-22 11:32

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 planning to expand their offerings with a plant-b...
2019-08-28 01:32

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)        ...
2019-06-29 02:48

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 since it was essentially just a Galaxy Note 8 wit...
2019-06-03 18:48

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.        ...
2019-06-29 02:48

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 cryptocurrency trading platform to distribute malwar...
2019-06-06 20:48

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....
2019-09-04 05:16

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.        ...
2019-05-21 16:32

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 they pulled over 35-year-old Manuel Muniz on Monday ...
2019-05-23 05:01

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 named as Berry van M. was director of two companie...
2019-05-21 16:48

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 brainwave. The great powers of the west were reeli...
2019-08-19 08:00

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 “fake news.”...
2019-06-29 03:32

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....
2019-05-26 00:32

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....
2019-06-22 13:16

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's European Parliament elections....
2019-06-14 12:00

Twitter Closes Thousands Of Fake News Accounts Around The World Twitter said Friday it has closed down thousands of accounts across the world for spreading fake news as well as pro-government propaganda including in places like the United Arab Emirates, China and......
2019-09-20 16:16

Schools to teach pupils about perils of fake news and catfishing Education secretary says guidance will help guard children against online harmsGuidance on teaching online safety in schools to make children more resilient to catfishing, fake news and other online harms has been announced by the education secretary...
2019-06-27 20:48

‘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 Sabbath at the synagogue. But they do share one li...
2019-05-26 19:32

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, interpersonal drama, rogue choclatiers, exorcisms,...
2019-07-25 06:48

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 phone with suspect Maurice Hill while he was hold...
2019-08-17 23:16

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....
2019-07-10 08:00

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)....
2019-08-22 05:00

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....
2019-06-19 17:01

Fake news section of Elections Act faces Charter challenge A Calgary-based legal foundation is asking an Ontario court to strike down new sections of the Elections Act that forbid making certain false statements during a campaign....
2019-09-19 00:00

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 Beyond and Impossible — the home of “the meats&#...
2019-06-27 18:48

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 1934 Rudy Vallée song. And, as of last week, pretty...
2019-09-04 23:00

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 scientists have developed an “artificial tongue” ...
2019-08-06 07:48

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 for the 2017 presidency....
2019-07-11 16:00

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 easier, more realistic, and, most insidiously, more c...
2019-05-28 20:48

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....
2019-08-22 02:00

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....
2019-06-19 00:00

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 handed up Thursday in Lexington federal court against T...
2019-06-30 21:32

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.       ...
2019-07-31 22:00

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 are all charged with felony possession of a forged instrument — and several also face misdemeanor criminal i...
2019-06-04 23:01

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 after the victim testified at his trial. The woman ...
2019-06-18 21:01

| 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 race....
2019-06-13 14:32

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. ...
2019-06-04 17:32

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 unidentified man confessed to the hoax, which caused Luft...
2019-07-22 19:00

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 reasons.” At a joint press conference with out...
2019-06-04 16:48

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 division, as part of a reorganisation designed to reflec...
2019-08-01 01:16

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 woman named Anna Sorokin who managed to convince Ne...
2019-07-23 06:32

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 steam over the last handful of years. Though the ...
2019-07-24 17:48

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 (nearly $200,000) and must be paid by December 25 of ...
2019-05-24 12:48

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....
2019-08-31 18:00

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.        ...
2019-07-24 15:48

'Fake news': China dismisses reports about detention of Uighurs Chinese state media says claims of family separations in ethnic minority communities are ‘rumours’ A Chinese state media outlet has called overseas reports on China’s mass detainment of Uighur Muslims in internment camps “fake news” and published in-...
2019-07-05 07:00

Fake news: US braced for new wave of misinformation in 2020 election Almost 70% of Americans feel fake news has greatly affected their confidence in government institutions, a new study saysAs the US gears up for its next general election, half of Americans view fake news as a bigger threat to the country than terrori...
2019-06-07 16:48

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 have? You decide....
2019-07-23 01:16

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 dysfunctional economy encourages the spread of knock-off ...
2019-08-14 01:16

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......
2019-06-07 14:32

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.        ...
2019-06-06 09:16

Greece: Migrants found in fake ambulance driven by ‘doctor’ THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Police in northern Greece have foiled an illegal immigration racket that used a fake ambulance — driven by an ersatz doctor — to smuggle migrants from the Turkish border to the port city of Thessaloniki. Police said Friday...
2019-06-28 13:16

Feds find diamonds, fake passport at Epstein’s townhouse The feds found dozens of diamonds, piles of cash and a fake passport with Jeffrey Epstein’s photo stashed in a safe at the convicted pedophile’s Upper East Side townhouse, they said Monday. Prosecutors told a Manhattan federal judge about the n...
2019-07-15 21:32

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 fraudulent SAT scores. Chapman University said Thursday ...
2019-05-24 19:48

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-old Tina Fonseca Stanley of Marion was sentenced t...
2019-06-07 18:16

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....
2019-06-17 14:00

Report: QuadrigaCX CEO used fake trades to misappropriate users’ cryptocurrency The Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX appears to have been playing with fire long before it collapsed – and took $134 million with it – earlier this year. According to the latest report from administrators, EY, QuadrigaCX had been operating...
2019-06-20 11:16

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...
2019-09-17 05:32

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 Saturday debunking the deal. Read more......
2019-08-19 02:32

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 to resemble a Microsoft-owned site, and even contai...
2019-07-19 17:01

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....
2019-06-18 17:00

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.       ...
2019-07-05 17:48

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 self-censorship....
2019-06-07 00:16

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 romantic,” knew nothing about online dating. Newly ...
2019-08-14 22:32

Sen. Menendez stalls Issa nomination over fake ID flap from youth EXCLUSIVE: Former GOP Rep. Darrell Issa’s confirmation hearing for a top trade position in the Trump administration was indefinitely delayed Thursday after Senate Foreign Relations Committee Ranking Member Bob Menendez insisted on the release of an F...
2019-09-20 06:16

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......
2019-07-13 21:00

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.        ...
2019-07-24 22:32

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....
2019-07-22 15:48

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....
2019-09-10 06:16

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 cases the NBC Charlotte Defenders team uncovered, t...
2019-08-14 03:32

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 the experts at Watchfinder & Co. discovered, ...
2019-06-05 23:00

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 police officer and claims to have helped them appr...
2019-08-13 02:48

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 Group’s report suggests that a fake app  – promisi...
2019-07-05 11:48

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 that by running an elaborate warranty scam that ul...
2019-05-23 15:32

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 Correction, which corrects your gaze to make it look ...
2019-07-03 19:16

Demand In Rajya Sabha To Regulate Fake News, Indecent Language A demand to frame a law to regulate fake news and indecent language on social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook was made in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday....
2019-07-02 13:16

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 breasts the convicted pedophile played with in th...
2019-07-11 01:32

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 Alford hung a picture of a grave-filled cemetery in ...
2019-08-17 06:16

Fake diamond alert: If yours are simulated or made in a lab, you can't call them mined Diamonds are mined and if they're lab-created or synthetic, you have to say as much, the FTC is warning jewelers.        ...
2019-05-29 01:32

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 anything is possible, a YouTube video from the excell...
2019-06-27 21:16

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 a report. The 19-year-old, who has not been named,...
2019-08-05 16:48

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 booze, according to a report Tuesday. The groundb...
2019-08-07 00:48

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......
2019-09-05 12:48

Homeless and poor people recruited to fake slipping in alleged $31M scam Three men recruited poor and homeless people to stage phony slip-and-fall accidents in front of businesses around the city to cheat the companies and their insurers out of more than $31.7 million, jurors found Tuesday. Following a three-week trial, t...
2019-05-29 03:48

iOS app tries to scam unsuspecting iPhone users with fake heart rate readings It’s no secret that Apple can be incredibly inconsistent when it comes to deciding which apps are granted entry into the App Store. In years past, we’ve seen Apple let some questionable apps in while simultaneously rejecting other apps fo...
2019-08-08 08:00

D-Day deception: How phantom armies and fake information helped win the Battle of Normandy It was 75 years ago that the Allied forces undertook Operation Overlord, the codename for the invasion for the Battle of Normandy, which involved the D-Day landings that were actually codenamed Operation Neptune....
2019-06-05 21:32

Government Agency Known for Its Bonkers Tech Now Tasked With Solving Fake News The government agency known for developing wild technology like a penny-sized vacuum, enigmatic sky balloons, and a shit-ton of robots is now tasked with solving perhaps the greatest threat to democracy—misinformation.Read more......
2019-09-04 00:16

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....
2019-06-29 07:00

Tulane Uses Fake Kneel Down To Set Up Miraculous Game-Winning Touchdown Against Houston Houston-Tulane was one of those college football matchups that, on paper, looked like its sole purpose was to serve more as gambling fodder than as a legitimate competition for each program. But, as often happens with these low-expectation games, it ...
2019-09-20 19:16

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 spot fake designer goods. We looked at two versi...
2019-06-28 04:32

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....
2019-08-13 00:48

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 Kaepernick should get another shot at the league....
2019-08-10 12:16

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....
2019-06-28 12:32

Trump dismisses report of 'promise' to foreign leader as 'fake news' Donald Trump has refuted reports that he said "something inappropriate" in a phone call with a foreign leader amid claims the conversation prompted an official in the intelligence community to raise the alarm....
2019-09-19 19:00

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 tracks....
2019-08-26 21:00

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!......
2019-08-13 03:32

US says it plans to create fake social media accounts to monitor immigrants U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officers can now use fake social media accounts to monitor immigrants seeking visas, green cards and citizenship....
2019-08-31 22:00

Sorority suspended over risqué group chat about fake IDs, paying for homework A sorority at the University of Central Florida has been suspended over allegations that sisters sold or traded IDs, offered to pay other students for homework — and posted sexually suggestive photos in a risqué group chat. University officials...
2019-08-07 20:16

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 newsgroups, but according to his biographer, Terry ...
2019-05-31 00:16

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....
2019-06-02 02:16

The huge ‘Avengers: Endgame’ secret that was supposedly just uncovered is totally fake Avengers: Endgame is out on digital and Blu-ray, giving fans the chance to watch the film much more closely after having seen it in theaters. With the remote or mouse close by, you can freeze all those frames that contain too much action to fully cap...
2019-08-21 01:00

Katz’s hosting fake orgasm contest for ‘When Harry Met Sally…’ anniversary If you can fake it here, you can fake it anywhere. Katz’s Delicatessen is hosting an orgasm-faking contest next month to celebrate the 30-year anniversary of the classic romantic comedy “When Harry Met Sally…” The deli was fam...
2019-05-30 13:32

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....
2019-08-16 17:16

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 visa brokers....
2019-08-16 17:16

Fake accounts pose as candidates, reporters to push pro-Iran agenda A propaganda effort possibly out of Iran has been using Facebook and Twitter to try and impersonate real Americans, including a handful of US congressional candidates, according to new research....
2019-05-29 17:32

Man charged with running Bitcoin–powered fake ID cartel gets a year in US prison A man charged with creating fake IDs in a major Bitcoin-powered distribution ring has been sentenced to one year and one day in US federal prison. Aaron Kuns, from Toledo (Ohio), who pleaded guilty in June, will also be subject to three years on supe...
2019-09-19 14:32

GrubHub extends refunds for fake fees amid pressure from Schumer Food ordering giant Grubhub’s olive branch to restaurants is getting chewed up and spit out. The Chicago-based company — which also owns delivery company Seamless — agreed on Thursday to widen the refund window for restaurants that have been unwittin...
2019-08-02 01:16

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 for their uncanny ability to instantly respond to th...
2019-05-24 20:16

New York to block fake German heiress’ Netflix deal: reports Prosecutors have asked a New York judge to prevent the con artist Anna Sorokin from cashing in on a Netflix production expected to highlight the extravagant ruse that landed the woman who posed as a German heiress in state prison....
2019-07-23 06:32

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.Read more......
2019-05-23 08:00

UK watchdog warns financial advisors of fake Bitcoin email campaign Con artists will try anything to make their schemes appear legitimate to unwitting victims. In a recent email doing the rounds to financial advisors, scammers have been impersonating the UK‘s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) luring victims into a tr...
2019-07-23 10:32

Knock-Off Shop Busted for Making Fake Ferraris and Lamborghinis in Brazil Police in Brazil’s southern state of Santa Catarina have apparently just shut down a factory making knock-off Ferraris and Lamborghinis that, based on the photos, actually didn’t look terrible. That’s probably why they came up on the real companies’ ...
2019-07-17 19:16

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 epidemic."...
2019-07-15 21:16

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 initial doubts, the agency formally ruled that so...
2019-08-01 06:16

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 special moment with sponsorships. “We’re...
2019-06-21 06:16

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 listed businesses on any given day.’  The majority o...
2019-06-21 22:00

Sunny Beach escorts warning as FAKE ads set up to snare horny Brits BRIT punters heading to the cheapest resort in Europe have been warned off booking Sunny Beach escorts as hundreds of fake adverts are set up to snare horny lads....
2019-06-16 23:00

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 the idea she’s anti-science is laughable because sh...
2019-07-24 00:32

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, according to a new report from the Wall Street Jou...
2019-06-21 01:32

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....
2019-07-24 22:48

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, Google and Twitter on a strategy to fight fake new...
2019-09-08 00:48

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.        ...
2019-09-17 21:48

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 just submit a couple of the devices — he delive...
2019-05-23 07:00

"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......
2019-05-22 11:48

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 white shark....
2019-07-22 15:01

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 most conspiracy theories are more-or-less the same: a...
2019-07-21 05:32

Brazil Police Shut Down a Factory Making Fake Ferraris and ‘Shamborghinis’ (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Brazilian police say they’ve shut down a clandestine factory that was producing fake Ferraris and sham Lamborghinis. A father and son who owned the workshop in the southern state of Santa Catarina have been arrested on ...
2019-07-17 11:32

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 fake news. The analysis by big-data firm Alto Data ...
2019-07-11 23:32

Jeffrey Epstein claims he got fake passport to protect himself from plane hijacking Jeffrey Epstein says he got a fake passport listing his residence as Saudi Arabia in the 1980s because he is Jewish — and that it could have offered him some protection if he ever fell victim to an airline hijacking. Attorneys for the multimillionair...
2019-07-17 03:32

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 Chris Paul making fun of Rockets teammate James Har...
2019-06-19 21:48