American media accused Russian intelligence of spreading fakes about coronavirus

Russia has launched a disinformation campaign about the coronavirus pandemic through several English-language sites linked to former military intelligence officers. The Associated Press (AP) and The New York Times wrote about it with reference to unnamed American officials, reports Meduza. According to…

Some drink purifiers, others deny the threat: how people die because of fakes about coronavirus

The crisis is fertile ground for the spread of misinformation. And the COVID-19 pandemic is no exception. The BBC found a link between erroneous information about the coronavirus and attacks, arson, loss of life. However, indirect harm from rumors, conspiracy theories and false medical information can be much ...

Fakes about coronavirus and not only: why do we believe false information

Along with the coronavirus epidemic, infodemia also came into our lives. This word refers to rumors, panic stories, fakes and humor that accompany the epidemic, and in some countries they also precede it, reports Lifehacker. We all hear them well and know: “Close ...

The network came up with a quick test for the presence of coronavirus: what experts think about it

Before following any random social media "advice" about the Chinese coronavirus, refer to the official World Health Organization guidelines, urges Snopes. A common social media statement reads: “If you can hold your breath for 10 seconds or more without coughing ...

American fake movie about a trip to Hawaii scored 7,7 million views. VIDEO

The Los Angeles resident couldn't afford a trip to Hawaii - so he came up with it. And he even shot a video starring himself, which instantly went viral on the Internet, already gaining 7,7 million views. In a viral video, Anthony languishes in ...

Everyone will believe: in the US, there is a service for creating fake photos from vacation

56% of millennials have deceived their acquaintances and friends at least once by pretending to be on vacation In fact, vacation is an expensive pleasure that requires a break from work, so not everyone can afford it. What to do in this case? Fake ...

A kiosk opened in New York selling newspapers with fake news only

In New York, a week before the midterm elections in the United States, a kiosk opened with newspapers and magazines showing fake news headlines, and inside, information on how to recognize fakes. About how he works, told the publication “Present”. "Everything…

Non-existent restaurant in the top of TripAdvisor: how a journalist with the help of social networks manipulates the public

Uba Butler is a Vice journalist. The Briton became famous a year ago, having invented a non-existent restaurant and in six months turning it into the best institution in London according to TripAdvisor. In addition, Butler managed to appear on the Paris fashion week, posing as fashion designer Giorgio Peviani, ...

Pope: Adam and Eve banished from paradise because of fake news

On the official website of the Vatican, 24, January, a message from Pope Francis was published, timed to coincide with World Day for Social Communications - the holiday that the Roman Catholic Church established (this year it will be celebrated on May 13). Francis devoted his message to fake news. It says that the first in the history of false information circulated ...

President of the United States published a rating of "fake media"

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday evening called the recipients a “fake news award,” about which he spoke a lot earlier, Voice of America writes. This ad brought to a new level his constant attacks on some of the leading American media. Known for his harsh statements Republican ...

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