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Sieren's China: Fake smile

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

Sieren's China: Fake smile

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China's panda diplomacy puts a smile on 'best friend' Putin's face Chinese President Xi Jinping presented two pandas to Moscow's zoo at a ceremony with Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, in a gesture the Russian president d...
04:48, 06/06/2019

US briefing: China trade war, Uber IPO and fake heiress sentenced Friday’s top story: Beijing vows to retaliate as Trump administration imposes 25% tariffs. Plus, what happened after half a tonne of cocaine washed up...
07:00, 05/10/2019

China halts Canadian meat imports over fake certificates China has stopped accepting shipments of meat from Canada after food inspections revealed residue of a restricted feed additive. Canadian authorities ...
20:00, 06/25/2019

China cries foul over Facebook, Twitter block of fake accounts China said on Tuesday it had a right to put out its own views after Twitter and Facebook said they had dismantled a state-backed social media campaign...
03:12, 08/20/2019

Twitter and Facebook take first actions against China for using fake accounts to sow discord in Hong Kong The social media giants said they were taking action against what Twitter called a "significant state-backed information operation" related to the pro...
20:00, 08/19/2019

Twitter, Facebook accuse China of using fake accounts to undermine Hong Kong protests Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed social media campaign originating in mainland China that sought to un...
00:48, 08/20/2019

Why Zoë Kravitz Has Had A Lot To Smile About Lately Zoë Kravitz has had a lot to smile about lately, finds Vogue's Sarah Harris upon meeting the actor in her sparse, modern home, a former garage in Broo...
10:00, 06/03/2019

Marta: 'Cry at the beginning and smile at the end' Brazil great Marta delivered an emotional message to the next generation of Brazilian players after the South American team was knocked out of the Wom...
06:48, 06/24/2019

Brighten Your Smile For the Best Price Ever This Prime Day The holidays (and holiday photos) are still a ways off, but it’s never a bad time to whiten your teeth, and Amazon’s running the best Crest 3D Whitest...
14:36, 07/15/2019

Point. Smile. Click. Repeat. Selfies are supplanting the signature as a sports collectible, and players on the U.S. women’s soccer team, who interact with their fans as much as an...
06:00, 08/30/2019

Not even heartbreak can wipe away Yankees’ smile To steal a line from Bobby Bonilla of all people, Travis d’Arnaud, even in the game of his life, couldn’t knock the smile off Aroldis Chapman’s face. ...
01:24, 07/16/2019

If You Want to Feel Happier, Don't Bother Faking a Smile For some reason, certain people feel it is their obligation to tell others—usually women—to smile. Clearly, this is problematic for many reasons, but ...
14:00, 07/02/2019

Rihanna Celebrating Her PCAs Nom Will Make You Smile Talk about being a showstopper! Rihanna proved once again why she is up for The Style Star of 2019 at this year's People's Choice Awards when she wal...
19:24, 09/11/2019

MLB notebook: Ortiz 'flashed that smile' in recovery Former Red Sox star David Ortiz is in stable condition after a second surgery in Boston, his wife Tiffany Ortiz said in a statement provided by the te...
23:12, 06/11/2019

Benzema hat-trick brings welcome smile to Zidane "Karim Benzema rewarded Zinedine Zidane\u0027s unwavering faith in him as the Frenchman scored a hat-trick in Real Madrid\u0027s 5-3 friendly win over...
13:48, 07/31/2019

With a wide smile for his mom, Prince George turns 6 Prince George is turning 6 and Kensington Palace is marking the occasion by releasing three new photos of the future king taken by mother Kate, the Du...
08:12, 07/22/2019

Here are 5 times Southwest Airlines made the internet smile From giving out a free Nintendo Switch to holding a hula hoop contest, Southwest Airlines has given passengers plenty of reasons to smile.  ...
21:12, 08/06/2019

5 times Southwest Airlines made the internet smile From giving out a free Nintendo Switch to holding a hula hoop contest, Southwest Airlines has given passengers plenty of reasons to smile.  ...
13:36, 08/06/2019

James Holzhauer Was Told to Smile to Get on ‘Jeopardy!’ He’s Smiling Now He rarely did his homework in school. But Holzhauer’s persistence in mastering “Jeopardy!” has helped him rack up winnings at a clip the show has neve...
02:12, 05/07/2019

Trump, With a Smile, Tells Putin 'Don't Meddle in the Election' At the G-20 summit in Japan, President Trump called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to stay out of the 2020 presidential election, though the tone...
01:00, 06/28/2019

Dakota Johnson's Signature Smile Got a Makeover This Weekend The nation is mourning the loss of an icon: Dakota Johnson's gap tooth. It appears the Fifty Shades of Gray star recently had some dental work to clo...
17:36, 08/05/2019

| With a smile, Trump tells Putin 'don't meddle in the election' Much of Donald Trump's time in office has been overshadowed by allegations Moscow helped get him elected, but when it came to confronting Vladimir Put...
01:24, 06/29/2019

Smile-to-pay: Chinese shoppers turn to facial payment technology New technology is rolling out across the country, despite concerns over privacyChina’s shoppers are increasingly purchasing goods with just a turn of ...
23:36, 09/03/2019

Grumpy Cat, Whose Frown Made the Internet Smile, Dies After Infection Grumpy Cat, whose seemingly unamused facial expressions shot her to viral fame in 2012, has died at the age of seven, her owners have said. Grumpy Cat...
05:12, 05/17/2019

The exit velo stat that really made the Yankees’ CC Sabathia smile LOS ANGELES — Naturally, CC Sabathia smiled when the issue of his final swing of the day — and quite possibly his career — arose on Saturday afternoon...
04:48, 08/25/2019

CBOE Launches Smile Index Based on Implied Volatilities of S&P 500 Options CHICAGO, Oct. 25, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- Chicago Board Options Exchange ® announced today that it has launched the CBOE S&P 500 ® Smile Index, a premium-...
20:00, 05/01/2019

AI brings Mona Lisa to life, loses signature smile in process Mona Lisa’s smile may be hard to read, but artificial intelligence researchers are revealing a new side to her enigmatic expression. A video upl...
22:36, 05/28/2019

Taylor Swift Has the ''Biggest Smile'' After Demi Lovato Praises Her Lover Album There's no bad blood here. Demi Lovato is celebrating Labor Day (and the end of summer) on a high note. Taking to Instagram Stories on Monday morning...
12:12, 09/02/2019

Even as he fights bone cancer, golfer Cullan Brown can make all of Kentucky smile Kentucky golfer Cullan Brown discovered he had bone cancer by accident; now a community is rallying around the 'beloved' sophomore.  &...
05:36, 09/11/2019

Texas mom who allegedly left her baby in a running car at a nightclub flashed a big smile in her booking photo Samantha Grace Vaughan allegedly left her infant in a running car while she took shots at a Texas nightclub, police said in an arrest affidavit. ...
11:00, 07/31/2019

Dayton shooter Connor Betts’ obituary says he had ‘kind smile,’ omits mass killing The Dayton mass shooter was “a funny, articulate and intelligent man with striking blue eyes and a kind smile” — or so his family says in ...
13:00, 08/14/2019

State Bicycle Co 4130 Road: ‘A retro steel bike to make hipsters smile’ | Martin Love Known for its single-speed urban bikes, this cool American bike builder has just released its first affordable retro racer with gearsState Bicycle Co ...
03:12, 06/23/2019

Why you can't fake a blush We’ve all been there, you get embarrassed, your cheeks become hot, you want the ground to swallow you up but what happens to your body when you blush ...
05:36, 07/10/2019

The Best Fake Sausage for Grilling Fake meat discourse tends to center around burgers, with their seemingly impossible meat-like texture and pink centers. But patties aren’t the only sh...
14:24, 06/18/2019

Top 10 books about fake news Mendacious propaganda has a long history, in fiction from George Orwell to Philip Roth – and real-life reports by authors including Roald DahlWe all l...
12:48, 09/04/2019

Where does fake movie money come from? "I just got out of a meeting with the Secret Service. I'm still in the parking lot," said Rich "RJ" Rappaport at the beginning of our phone interview....
14:24, 04/29/2019

These Fake Butters Are Good, Actually The 90s were a dark time for fats, but I remember it being particularly bleak for butter. A sinister bottle of “I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter” spray...
07:12, 04/28/2019

How to report fake news on Instagram Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Instagram an...
02:36, 08/16/2019

Man Tries To Use Fake ID With Chris Hemsworth Pic, Says His Name Is Thor A man in Canada recently tried to purchase marijuana - using an ID card with Chris Hemsworth's photo. Pictures of the obviously fake ID, which put his...
00:36, 07/30/2019

Singapore clamps down on fake news with new law Lawmakers in Singapore passed a controversial fake news law which "criminalizes free speech" according to international activists. People found guilty...
13:24, 05/08/2019

How to survive the fake news about cancer The internet is awash with ads for costly but bogus treatments – and claims that scientists are suppressing a cure for the diseaseFor Eileen O’Sulliva...
02:00, 07/14/2019

This leaked Pixel 4 XL video better be fake Google’s Pixel smartphones are never best-sellers. In fact, top flagship phones from the likes of Apple and Samsung outsell Google’s Pixel...
09:36, 06/10/2019

How to Spot Fake Reviews on Amazon For all its convenience, online shopping’s biggest shortcoming is still the inability to see or test products first-hand before buying. So to feel lik...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Sentenced for scams, fake heiress not sorry ‘for anything’ NEW YORK (AP) — A con artist who was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison for swindling banks, hotels and wealthy New Yorkers says she’s not ...
16:12, 05/10/2019

One in seven hotels on TripAdvisor might use fake reviews Hotels in tourist destinations had "striking" patterns of five-star reviews posted by one-time contributors, according to UK consumer group Which? Tra...
20:36, 09/06/2019

Big Ag wants a cut of booming fake-meat market Bunge Ltd, one the world's biggest grain traders, recently disclosed the 1.6% stake it had purchased in the fast-growing fake-meat startup Beyond Meat...
08:36, 09/09/2019

Fake VPN website delivers malware Criminals are cloning the website of popular VPN software to try and trick users into downloading malware.According to new research, the cybercriminal...
19:48, 08/20/2019

Facebook still flooded with fake reviews, says Which? Users exposed to unsafe products bolstered by misleading reviews, says studyFacebook has been accused of failing to stop the sale of fake reviews thro...
06:48, 08/06/2019

Is Facebook doing enough to combat fake news? The social media giant has stepped up efforts at combating disinformation on its platform that could manipulate the outcome of the European Parliament...
16:24, 05/05/2019

How to Spot a Fake Address Bar in Chrome on Android False login pages are a common method of phishing login credentials from users. If a website look legit, it’s easy for your muscle memory to kick in a...
13:24, 04/29/2019

Facebook isn’t deleting the fake Pelosi video. Should it? SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook has chosen to leave up a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in which she appeared to slur her words. That has ...
01:48, 05/30/2019

Could ‘fake text’ be the next global political threat? An AI fake text generator that can write paragraphs in a style based on just a sentence has raised concerns about its potential to spread false inform...
22:48, 07/03/2019

Mexicans buy fake cellphones to hand over in muggings MEXICO CITY (AP) — Armed robberies have gotten so common aboard buses in Mexico City that commuters have come up with a clever if disheartening soluti...
10:12, 05/21/2019

Facebook says it's deleting more fake accounts Saying "we have a responsibility to keep people safe on Facebook," Mark Zuckerberg gave a status update on how social network is keeping users safe. ...
10:48, 05/23/2019

Whatever became of urban myths? Were they replaced by fake news? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conc...
08:48, 07/09/2019

Schoolkids' phones are targets for fake news Can teens be vaccinated against online disinformation? DW's Teri Schultz reports on creative educational efforts to help young media consumers fend of...
10:00, 06/24/2019

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

Teens Arrested In Fake Shooting Prank Police in White Hall, Arkansas aren’t laughing after a bloody prank caused drivers to call 9-1-1. Several drivers slammed on the brakes Saturda...
20:24, 05/06/2019

Ex-Republican Fed Up With Trump Got Him To Stand Before Fake Seal The 46-year-old graphic designer threw it together after the 2016 presidential election - it was one part joke, one part catharsis. He used to be a pr...
20:12, 07/25/2019

Facebook Finds Itself on Receiving End of Fake Video An altered video of CEO Mark Zuckerberg has surfaced on the social-media company’s Instagram app, where he appears to question his company’s data prac...
14:24, 06/12/2019

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 s...
23:24, 07/09/2019

Fake reviews: How the Facebook 'factories' are still ripping us off Months after a Which? investigation into the manufacture of misleading reviews on Amazon, most are still activeConsumers continue to risk being ripped...
10:24, 05/01/2019

Amazon warns customers: Those supplements might be fake Enlarge (credit: Getty | John Greim) On the second evening of Prime Day, Amazon’s annual sales bonanza, Anne Marie Bressler received an email from A...
10:48, 07/21/2019

What World War II can teach us about fighting fake news With local and European elections just mere days away, the UK government is heavily promoting its S.H.A.R.E Checklist campaign across social media, wh...
03:24, 04/30/2019

Have you seen the Gyro Drop on social media? It's fake. If you were planning a trip to Seoul, South Korea to ride the intense Gyro Drop free-fall amusement park ride after seeing the video currently circula...
07:12, 06/15/2019

| Inflatable tanks and 'fake news': The little-known side of D-Day On June 6, 1944, more than 150 000 Allied troops invaded the northern French coast, marking the start of France's liberation from its Nazi occupiers....
17:12, 06/06/2019

How to spot and avoid fake travel reviews Many travelers rely heavily on online reviews to make decisions. But what happens when some of those reviews turn out to be bogus?    ...
07:48, 08/23/2019

MIT made an AI that can detect and create fake images Creating digital renderings and editing images can take hours, but researchers from MIT and IBM want to change that. They've trained AI to genera...
17:00, 07/01/2019

Fake news is real — A.I. is going to make it much worse Advancements in AI are rapidly paving the way for "deepfake" videos, content that falsely shows people saying and doing things they never said or did....
18:36, 07/12/2019

These vegan fake meat options will have you fooled Faux-beef mania has spawned a new age of vegan pioneers — all angling for a bite of the imitation comfort-food space. Here, four eyebrow-raising pione...
01:24, 06/05/2019

Facebook has taken down over 2 billion fake accounts in 2019 Facebook took down 2.19 billion fake accounts during the first quarter of 2019, the company has announced. In addition to that, Facebook said it disab...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Fake German heiress gets 4-12 years behind bars A judge has sentenced the fake German heiress Anna Sorokin to four to 12 years behind bars for defrauding New York banks and hotels. Judge Diane Kiese...
18:36, 05/09/2019

How Fake Business Listings End Up on Google Maps Have a burst pipe or a broken-down car? That plumber or mechanic you found on Google Maps might not be where they say they are. Or they might not be a...
06:00, 07/04/2019

Facebook takes down more fake accounts from Iran Today, Facebook removed 51 accounts, 36 Pages, seven groups and three Instagram accounts that were involved in "coordinated inauthentic behavior" base...
17:36, 05/28/2019

EU chief: Brexit a 'vaccine' against 'fake news' Brexit has acted as a warning against leaving the European Union and was a "vaccine against anti-EU propaganda and fake news", according to European C...
01:12, 05/29/2019

Facebook reports big rise in fake accounts Facebook says it has removed billions of fake accounts before they were active. In a new report, Facebook said there was a "steep" rise in such activi...
19:48, 05/23/2019

How to find and remove fake accounts on Twitter Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Are fake fol...
04:36, 07/24/2019

Fake heiress Anna Sorokin: I’d be lying if I said I was sorry “The thing is, I’m not sorry,” jail-bound unrepentant fake heiress Anna Sorokin says in a new interview. “I’d be lying to you and to everyone else and...
17:48, 05/10/2019

Seen the Gyro Drop on social media? It's fake. If you were planning a trip to Seoul, South Korea to ride the intense Gyro Drop free-fall amusement park ride after seeing the video currently circula...
12:48, 06/19/2019

I Am Absolutely Here for Dunkin's Fake-Ass Sausage Sandwiches Meat lovers and breakfast enthusiasts, we have some news. Dunkin’ announced this week that it’s teamed up with Beyond Meat to introduce a new sausage,...
22:00, 07/25/2019

Van full of detectives pulled over by fake LI cop who then flees A Long Island man impersonating a police officer tried to take the law into his own hands when he pulled over a van -- and found it full of real detec...
16:36, 08/17/2019

| Fake cops steal $3.7m from Swiss woman Fraudsters posing as police officers stole 3.3m euros ($3.7m) from a Swiss woman through an elaborate scam that involved a fake plot implicating the v...
12:12, 06/26/2019

This Kawhi Leonard Ball Fake Is Hypnotic Kawhi Leonard has been doing a lot that’s reminiscent of Michael Jordan. The raw scoring—Leonard is up to 31.4 points per game this postseason—the shi...
12:24, 05/24/2019

Instagrammer Called Out By Own Sister For Fake Hiking Pic There have been numerous instances of Instagram influencers being called out for posting fake or edited pictures - none of them as hilarious as this o...
01:24, 08/14/2019

This fake John Wick NES game looks far too easy We’re far from the days where every blockbuster movie had to have a shitty tie-in video game, with movie studios and game developers preferring shitty...
16:00, 05/19/2019

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 ha...
18:36, 05/28/2019

Fighting Instagram's $1.3 Billion Problem—Fake Followers As influencers strive for ever-higher engagement numbers, the battle between fake followers and fake-follower-detection tools is turning into an arms ...
09:12, 09/10/2019

The Londoner: Fake news fears for snap election In today's diary: Fake news fears for snap election | Out of the EU referendum campaign comes a happy union | Pierce Brosnan has had enough of the boy...
13:36, 09/09/2019

What do we have to do to get a copy of Jared Leto's fake severed head, huh? This past weekend’s Met Gala provided a higher-than-average number of internet-certified Looks, as fashion luminaries from around the world attempted ...
19:12, 05/08/2019

This fake-ish feud between Manson and Bundy stans is exhausting What is it about serial killers that inspires such fascination within the American psyche? Perhaps it’s the feelings of voyeurism inspired by learning...
17:48, 08/21/2019

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 ...
15:36, 09/01/2019

A Fake Zuckerberg Video Challenges Facebook’s Rules Last month, the social media company would not remove a doctored video of Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Facebook said the video of Mr. Zuckerberg will get the...
16:24, 06/11/2019

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-ba...
05:12, 09/12/2019

He Was the Face of a Bike-a-thon to Fight Cancer. He Was Also a Fake. After John Looker announced he had brain cancer, he became a star fund-raiser and the heart of Pelotonia, a charity event in Ohio that raises millions...
04:36, 08/01/2019

How to Spot (and Avoid) Fake Google Maps Listings When you search for a local business on Google, your instinct is to trust the top results. But the listings that show up under the map can contain mad...
07:12, 06/22/2019

That Theme Park Ride Going Viral Right Now Is Totally Fake Have you seen video of that theme park ride that’s been going viral? Not to pop anyone’s balloon, but the video is totally fake. It’s a great computer...
09:36, 06/14/2019

KFC is going to start serving Beyond Meat’s fake fried chicken The plant-based meat revolution is underway and, as it turns out, hamburgers were just the beginning. With items like the Beyond Burger and the Imposs...
04:00, 08/27/2019

How to Stop Your Parents From Sharing Fake News Online This week, President Trump made several false allegations, including one about about providing $92 billion in Hurricane Maria relief efforts to Puerto...
11:24, 07/25/2019

Could language be the key to detecting fake news? | David Shariatmadari Purveyors of disinformation can be caught out by the particular words they use, according to new researchThe internet represents the biggest explosion...
07:24, 09/02/2019

Look Out for Fake Equifax Websites That Are Trying to Steal Your Data, FTC Warns As you may have heard, Equifax—the company responsible for a poorly handled, cataclysmic data breach that exposed the personal information of nearly 1...
22:12, 07/29/2019

Trump and Putin comment on fake news in Osaka Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump were heard on camera discussing "fake news" before their talks at the G-20 summit in Os...
19:36, 06/28/2019

‘Fake wedding’ couple may actually marry — then promptly divorce Both the celebrity hairdresser who alleges his heiress “wife” faked their lavish wedding and the ex are now seeking to get their union legalized so th...
11:12, 05/13/2019

Facebook isn’t deleting the fake Pelosi video. Should it? An altered video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi began circulating online last week, but Facebook and Twitter have not taken it down.    ...
07:24, 05/30/2019

IRS impostors are using fake emails to trick you: How to spot a scam Crooks are using phrases like 'tax return reminder' in a new email scam that aims to steal data. IRS warns this may be way to infect your co...
11:12, 09/09/2019

Dad pleads guilty to paying $250,000 to get son into USC as fake volleyball recruit Jeffrey Bizzack, former president of the company ServiceSource, is the 51st defendant charged in the Rick Singer "Varsity Blues" college scheme. ...
13:24, 06/28/2019

FCC wants to fine CBS for using fake emergency alert in 'Young Sheldon' The Federal Communications Commission is cracking down on the use of emergency alerts unless there's a legitimate crisis. Its latest target is a ...
23:12, 09/09/2019

This fake iPhone charging cable will hijack your computer A fake Apple charging cable has been developed that could allow attackers to trick their way into a victim's devices.Security researcher Mike Gro...
01:12, 08/13/2019

Would trolls, fake news and privacy invasions go away with a new Facebook? Social network co-founder Chris Hughes calls for radical rethink on company, and internet blows up. But would anything really change?   ...
11:36, 05/11/2019

Facebook removed 3 billion fake accounts in just 6 months Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday. Nearly ...
13:12, 05/23/2019

Anna Sorokin: the fake heiress who fooled everyone | podcast For years Sorokin passed herself off as ‘Anna Delvey’, a German heiress worth $60m. Today she will be sentenced in New York and faces up to 15 years i...
01:24, 05/09/2019

The number of fake assistance dogs is exploding – but who are the owners behind it? It’s easy to get your pet designated an emotional support animal. But abuse of the system takes a toll on those with genuine needsAccording to her own...
02:24, 08/13/2019

Schumer warns dangerous fake e-cigs are entering the US Sen. Chuck Schumer warned that counterfeit e-cigarettes made with potentially dangerous ingredients are showing up in the United States and he wants t...
16:24, 06/23/2019

Grubhub’s profits plunge 96% as it grapples with fake-fee outcry Grubhub scrambled to fend off allegations that it’s been charging bogus fees to restaurants and setting up fake Web sites to take orders, even as it r...
23:24, 07/30/2019

The number of fake emotional support dogs is exploding – why? It’s easy to get your pet designated an emotional support animal. But abuse of the system takes a toll on those with genuine needsAccording to her own...
15:00, 08/13/2019

Facebook: Fake account removal doubles in 6 months to 3B 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. Most ...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Your Fake Email Isn't Keeping Your Health App Data Private Apps that store sensitive health data aren’t rare anymore. Besides the apps from my actual health providers (which have to comply with HIPAA laws), I’...
16:12, 05/17/2019

Fake Christchurch attack victims seek NZ$17k in support New Zealand police have raised concerns over people faking their presence at two deadly mosque shootings in March. More than NZ$7 million has been pai...
11:12, 06/28/2019

More than two dozen fake NBA championship rings seized at LA airport, CBP says Authorities in California recently seized more than two dozen counterfeit National Basketball Association championship rings, which could have cost po...
22:24, 09/11/2019

'Fake News Victims' Meet With Twitter and Facebook They've experienced firsthand how dangerous online disinformation and harassment can be. And they say tech executives aren't doing enough to stop it....
16:24, 05/08/2019

North Korea: Fake news on both sides is the norm Stories of the secretive state captivate media and audiences alike. But often the stories are only half true, sometimes outright false — especially th...
01:36, 06/04/2019

Instagram Will Enable Users to Flag Posts They Think Are Fake Instagram users in the U.S. will soon be able to report content they deem to be fake as the Facebook-owned app joins the fight against online misinfor...
03:24, 08/16/2019

Singapore's ban on fake news sets a dangerous precedent As tempting as it sounds, Singapore's initiative to curb online misinformation could stop public-interest journalism and stifle academic discourse, sa...
16:12, 05/29/2019

Fake Chinese Policer Cars Roil Aussies Over the past few weeks, Australians in Adelaide, Perth and Melbourne have reported seeing cop cars they didn’t recognize around town. These didn’t lo...
21:24, 08/24/2019

Google says Singapore's fake news law may hurt innovation Google said on Thursday an anti-fake news law passed by Singapore's parliament could stunt innovation, a quality that the city-state wants to nurture...
22:12, 05/08/2019

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 ...
04:12, 09/03/2019

Mussolini’s Quincussis: Was the Ancient Roman Coin a Fake? Scientists are perplexed at the origins and provenance of two very ancient and unusual Roman coins that turned up like a bad penny in the 20th century...
17:24, 07/08/2019

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

In 6 Months, Facebook Removes Over 3 Billion Fake Accounts (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the compan...
11:00, 05/23/2019

Google says Singapore's fake news law could hamper innovation Google said on Thursday an anti-fake news law passed by Singapore's parliament could stunt innovation, a quality that the city-state wants to nurture...
04:24, 05/09/2019

Fake Android apps downloaded millions of times Android users have downloaded fake apps which slow down their devices and drain their batteries millions of times according to research from Trend Mic...
23:36, 08/19/2019

Chrome exploit uses a fake address bar for phishing attacks Cyberattackers don't need to find obscure technical flaws to launch phishing attacks -- they might just need a screen capture and some clever web...
04:36, 04/29/2019

Man gets 10 years for home invasion, fake virus threat A Romanian man accused of taking part in a scheme to extort millions from a rich couple by injecting them with what they were told was a lethal virus ...
13:48, 05/16/2019

MS-13 Gang Put Fake Body in Car, Then Detonated a Bomb When Police Came A street gang in El Salvador wrapped a mannequin in blankets inside a car, then set off explosives when the police arrived to investigate, wounding tw...
18:48, 04/29/2019

Fake news is real — A.I. is going to make it much worse Deepfaking is a product of AI and machine learning advancements that allows high-tech computers to produce completely false yet realistic videos. ...
06:24, 07/12/2019

This terrifying AI generates fake articles from any news site The Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence has an interesting new tactic in the war on fake news: make more of it. A team of researchers at the i...
15:36, 06/24/2019

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

How to Find and Report Fake Businesses on Google Maps The next time you go to order pizza, or call someone to repair an appliance, make sure you aren’t getting scammed by a representative of a business th...
15:36, 06/21/2019

Sex vouchers for migrants? The truth behind Europe's fake stories From false stories about sex vouchers for refugees, to homophobia caused by uncontrolled immigration, some populist politicians are taking advantage o...
22:48, 05/15/2019

How Trump Ended Up Onstage With a Fake Presidential Seal In an apparent mix-up, the image featuring Russian elements and golf clubs was taken from an online store that sells products critical of the presiden...
14:12, 07/25/2019

55,000 Brazilians scammed out of $200M+ worth of fake cryptocurrency A Brazilian cryptocurrency crime cartel has been shut down after conning over 55,000 investors for over $200 million. The cartel ran an unlicensed fin...
03:48, 05/22/2019

Facebook says US immigration agents can't create fake accounts Facebook isn't down with US authorities' plan to create fake profiles they can use to investigate foreigners seeking visas. The social netwo...
09:36, 09/04/2019

The DeanBeat: The real and the fake trends of gaming in 2019 Dean Takahashi analyzes the fake trends, like the resurgence of booth babes, and the real trends, like the growth of blockbusters, from E3 2019.Read M...
12:48, 06/21/2019

Research: The best way to stop the spread of fake photos is education It can be hard to tell whether a picture is real. Consider, as the participants in our recent research did, these two images and see whether you think...
11:36, 07/02/2019

Maryland Attempts Fake Field Goal; No One Fooled For a whole host of reasons (Maryland scoring two points in the first half, the first third down conversion of the game coming just before halftime, ...
07:12, 09/15/2019

These leaked Galaxy Note 10 photos are probably fake, but they look amazing At the time it was first released, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 was easily one of the most powerful and capable smartphones on the planet. It was als...
07:48, 06/03/2019

Five stars or fake? How to beat fraudulent online reviews Internet sales are growing – and so is the threat of false endorsementsAs many shoppers search for bargains in advance of Amazon’s “Prime Day” sale th...
03:00, 07/14/2019

He Made a Fake Presidential Seal. Then Came the Media Rumpus. A Virginia man woke up to learn his creation had ended up onstage next to President Trump. After a whirlwind 24 hours in the spotlight, he needs to se...
05:12, 07/27/2019

UK wants to curb fake news and cyberbullying with new internet laws The UK government plans to make social media firms legally take responsibility for their users and safety, as well as the content that appears on thei...
05:53, 04/28/2019

Fake prince sentenced to 18 years in federal prison Colombian native Anthony Gignac, who swindled millions from investors while pretending to be a prince from Saudi Arabia, was sentenced by a federal ju...
16:12, 06/01/2019

Facebook says removes 265 'fake accounts' linked to Israel Facebook said on Thursday it had removed 265 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages, groups and events linked to Israel due to what it called "inauthe...
10:24, 05/16/2019

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.  ...
22:12, 09/18/2019

Republicans Desperately Trying to Make 'History' the Next 'Fake News' On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee kicked off its hearing on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, welcoming a quartet of legal experts to sh...
20:36, 06/10/2019

Facebook, Google and Twitter need to do more to tackle fake news, EU says In a report published Friday, the EU found evidence of "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on online platforms ahead of the European Parliament electio...
07:00, 06/14/2019

It Takes Real Skills to Be a Fake Stephen Curry Two basketball impersonators, Brandon Armstrong and Maxim Peranidze, give their insights into the fledgling world of sports comedy that has brought th...
14:24, 05/31/2019

Giants president: Holland's injury wasn't 'fake' San Francisco Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi said the injury that sent left-hander Derek Holland to the injured list last month ...
16:00, 05/12/2019

'Fake news is a scourge' in India: Aroon Purie "In India, there is no control for social media platforms, the breeding grounds for fake news." A DW exclusive interview with Aroon Purie, founder and...
16:00, 05/20/2019

FaceTime will correct your fake eye contact through feature in iOS 13, report says Apple appears to be toying with its FaceTime feature to make video calls feel more personal, automatically adjusting eye contact.    &...
10:12, 07/03/2019

WhatsApp chats can be hacked to show fake information Security experts have warned that WhatsApp messages can be altered without the user's knowledge due to a flaw in the messaging app's systems...
10:24, 08/08/2019

Hackers hid malware in a fake trading app to steal your cryptocurrency Security researchers have uncovered a knock-off cryptocurrency trading website designed to steal the funds of unwitting victims. Cybercriminals have c...
13:24, 06/06/2019

Facebook defends decision not to ban fake news from politicians Facebook says it wasn't its job to stop fake news circulated by actual politicians in the months leading up to Australia's federal election....
22:36, 08/02/2019

Symantec Data Stolen by Hacker Is Fake, Company Says Data including a purported list of clients was reportedly stolen from the leading antivirus maker Symantec in a breach the company has downplayed as h...
18:48, 06/13/2019

Facebook says Homeland Security can't make fake accounts Facebook said on Tuesday that it would be against its rules for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to create fake profiles to monitor the social...
06:00, 09/04/2019

Facebook removes 3 billion fake accounts over six months Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts over a six-month span, far outpacing previous efforts by the company in striking fraudulent account...
00:36, 05/25/2019

Facebook takes down fake Italian accounts ahead of EU election Facebook said on Sunday it had taken down numerous Italian accounts on its platform that were false or were spreading fake news ahead of a European pa...
13:12, 05/12/2019

Equifax settlement claims: The FTC says watch out for fake websites trying to scam you Following the Equifax data breach, you can submit a claim to cover the cost of protecting yourself from identity theft, but be wary of scammers. ...
06:36, 07/30/2019

Man phones in fake bomb threat to get date with flight attendant A 65-year-old Serbian man allegedly phoned in a fake bomb threat last week in the hope of keeping a flight attendant who refused a date with him in th...
07:36, 07/22/2019

Los Espookys renewed for a second season of fake horror, real weirdness We got a pretty spirited kick earlier this year out of Los Espookys, Fred Armisen, Julio Torres, and Ana Fabrega’s HBO send-up of…well, a lot of thing...
21:24, 07/24/2019

Fake lashes with side effects: Risk of eczema and infection Long, full lashes are considered attractive, especially in women. That's why artificial lashes are on the rise. But these extensions come with health ...
07:36, 06/17/2019

10+ million Android users installed a fake Samsung update app In recent months, we’ve seen quite a few reports of the Google Play Store hosting counterfeit apps that are designed to dupe users and earn money thro...
05:12, 07/05/2019

Facebook, Twitter delete fake accounts originating in Iran Several fake social media accounts spreading messages in support of Iran have been removed from Facebook and Twitter. The deletion of the accounts cam...
01:24, 05/29/2019

This Fake 1989 Jeep Cherokee Trackhawk Is a Blasphemous Beauty A 20-year-old marketing student from Mexico who dabbles in car renderings has created an internet sensation. It’s a 1989 Jeep Cherokee Trackhawk; a ho...
13:36, 07/22/2019

Dishy new memoir exposes ‘fake heiress’ Anna Sorokin If you gobbled up every last detail of the Anna Sorokin “Fake Socialite” trial this spring (and really, who didn’t?), your addictive summer beach read...
20:24, 07/27/2019

That Viral Video of a Family Fleeing an Avalanche is Totally Fake Have you seen that viral video of a family watching an avalanche? The dad leaves his wife and kids to die as the avalanche barrels down on them. It’s ...
06:36, 06/06/2019

A ‘deep fake’ app will make us film stars – but will we regret our narcissism? Users of Zao can now add themselves into the scenes of their favourite movies. But is our desire to insert ourselves into everything putting our priva...
14:48, 09/04/2019

Trump says U.K. protests were ‘small’ and ‘fake news,’ but pictures tell a different story U.S. President Donald Trump severely downplayed the size of the crowds protesting his state visit to the U.K., calling them "small" despite pictures s...
08:36, 06/04/2019

In BJP's List Of Bengal Political Murders, Mix Of Fake And Genuine Cases Of the 54 cases listed by the BJP as cases of their workers being murdered by the Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal, at least seven claims appea...
04:24, 06/07/2019

Indiana woman sentenced to probation in fake cancer scam MARION, Ind. (AP) — A northeastern Indiana woman who authorities say lied to friends and family about having cancer has been sentenced to two years of...
09:00, 06/07/2019

Fake NFL jerseys reveal the evils of Chinese counterfeit goods When the National Football League’s regular season kicks off this Thursday, millions of fans will wear their favorite teams’ jerseys to show their sup...
18:12, 09/03/2019

Facebook removed 3 billion fake accounts over a six-month period Facebook said it had removed more than 3 billion fake accounts over the past two quarters, a spike in inauthentic activity that the tech giant attribu...
14:48, 05/23/2019

US to Use Fake Social Media to Check People Entering Country US Citizenship and Immigration Services officers can now create fictitious social media accounts to monitor social media information on foreigners see...
06:48, 08/31/2019

Climate to fake news: Venice Biennale takes on era's big challenges Ralph Rugoff’s exhibition also explores rightwing politics, migration and surveillanceA diorama purporting to show the landscape of Mars, in fact glea...
07:00, 05/10/2019

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 ne...
10:36, 06/07/2019

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

Wife of Norwegian tycoon is likely dead after fake abduction, cops say A Norwegian tycoon’s wife who was believed to have been kidnapped eight months ago was likely killed, according to police, who said it’s p...
16:12, 06/26/2019

Dad set to plead guilty to paying $250K to get son into USC as fake volleyball recruit Jeffrey Bizzack has admitted to paying $200,000 to Rick Singer, the mastermind of the college admissions scandal, and another $50,000 to USC.  &...
09:12, 07/24/2019

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 statemen...
15:48, 09/18/2019

Forever 21’s ‘Fake News’ shorts spark Twitter debate Forever 21’s “Fake News” bike shorts have sparked mixed reviews on Twitter – with many praising and criticizing the brand’s move. The graphic shorts p...
09:24, 07/24/2019

Fake Job Racket In Name Of Ayushman Bharat Busted By Police, 4 Arrested The Delhi Police has arrested four persons for cheating over 360 unemployed youths of various states to the tune of over Rs 50 lakh on the pretext of ...
16:12, 05/07/2019

Researchers Want to Build Fake Photo Detection Tools Right Into Our Cameras There are ways in which digital forensics experts can identify if an image has been manipulated, but there’s certainly room for improvement, especiall...
10:36, 05/28/2019

| WATCH: Trump slams 'fake polls' suggesting he's falling behind US President Donald Trump has slammed reports that his internal re-election campaign polls show him trailing Democratic front-runner Joe Biden, as wel...
09:24, 06/13/2019

Researchers Send Fake Presidential Alerts to Stadium of 50,000 Using LTE Vulnerability Researchers figured out a way to exploit the system that sends presidential emergency alerts to our phones, simulating their method on a 50,000 seat f...
22:24, 06/24/2019

Half of Americans think fake news is a big problem and they blame politicians for it Misinformation was cited more often as a major problem than sexism, racism, illegal immigration or terrorism.        ...
18:36, 06/05/2019

Moon landing conspiracy theories: Why some think the Apollo 11 mission was fake Despite being heralded as one of the greatest human achievements ever, just half a century later 1 in 10 Americans still claim the 1969 moon landing w...
08:00, 07/22/2019

Singapore opposition party fears use of fake news law in election The leader of a new Singapore opposition party said on Friday he was concerned that an anti-fake news law, which rights groups fear could stifle free ...
00:00, 07/26/2019

Airbnb users getting scammed with fake rentals, account closures Some Airbnb users are being scammed with their accounts being accessed and being charged for non-refundable reservations made on their payment method....
14:00, 05/19/2019

Facebook Sued by Dutch Big Brother Creator Over Fake Bitcoin Ads Dutch billionaire John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook on Wednesday for allowing fake ads on its platform which used his name and image to per...
03:24, 06/06/2019

Arby’s creates ‘Megetables’ in response to fake meat trend Ever feel like you should eat more vegetables, but just want to eat meat instead? Well, Arby’s has the solution. In a strange gimmick targeted at the ...
15:48, 06/26/2019

Dad pleads guilty to paying $250K to get son into USC as fake volleyball recruit Jeffrey Bizzack admitted to paying $200,000 to Rick Singer, the mastermind of the college admissions scandal, and another $50,000 to USC.   ...
13:48, 07/24/2019

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 res...
13:00, 06/26/2019

Fake news on Instagram could cause big problems in 2020, report claims Instagram could become the new breeding groud for disinformation in the lead up to the 2020 election because bad actors are adapting their tactics for...
17:36, 09/09/2019

16 Million Accounts Of Indian Instagram Influencers Are Fake, Says Study A whopping 16 million accounts of Indian influencers on Facebook-owned Instagram are fake, revealed a new study, suggesting such people are artificial...
12:36, 07/13/2019

Fake Instagram accounts are hijacking Sudan solidarity campaign Some Instagram accounts have been accused of using a social media campaign that aims to promote solidarity with victims of unrest in Sudan merely to g...
12:48, 06/18/2019

I created 38 crazy, fake dating profiles — and guys loved them It started seven years ago, with a favor: One of Robyn Lynne Norris’ friends had signed up with OkCupid and asked her to review her online dating prof...
16:36, 08/14/2019

CNN's Jim Acosta claims Trump was just engaging in an 'act' when he called him 'fake news' CNN reporter Jim Acosta will reportedly release a new book, on June 11, in which he suggests that President Trump didn't take the "fake news" accusati...
23:00, 05/25/2019

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...
07:00, 06/10/2019

Consumers lose thousands to fake credit repair scheme Want to add 100 points or more to your credit score? Consumers pay thousands in upfront fees to clear up bad credit but have little to show.  &#...
15:24, 07/05/2019

The team behind The Rook on tackling fake news and superpowers in the same show Starz’s new sci-fi series The Rook follows the fictional British secret service agency, the Checquy, a Men In Black-like organization for “people with...
00:36, 06/25/2019

Nintendo Says That Rumored Switch Exchange Deal Is Fake News So you know all those reports earlier this week about a Nintendo Switch exchange program? Yeah, turns out it was all a bunch of crap. The Verge publis...
22:00, 08/18/2019

Inside the most glamorous, star-studded ‘fake’ wedding ever celebrated A hairstylist to the stars claims his heiress “wife” faked their $1 million, celeb-studded desert nuptials as a public relations “stunt” to bask in th...
03:12, 05/12/2019

NC parents on edge after kids got sick for drinking ‘fake’ formula CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WCNC) — Police are looking into several cases of people reportedly buying baby formula, which can be expensive, replacing it with flo...
01:48, 08/14/2019

Berlin police force embarrassed by arrest of fake policewoman ‘K’ has repeatedly posed as an officer and claims to have helped apprehend criminalsBerlin’s police force is facing considerable embarrassment over th...
17:36, 08/12/2019

Cambodia jails translator over 'fake news' sex trafficking film A Cambodian court jailed a fixer and translator for two years on Wednesday for his role in making a documentary about sex trafficking in the Southeast...
21:48, 06/27/2019

Ex-CBS anchor Dan Rather calls Trump the 'biggest purveyor of fake news' Ex-'CBS Evening News' anchor Dan Rather blasted President Trump Thursday, calling him the "biggest purveyor of fake news" amid Trump's ongoing feud wi...
20:48, 05/16/2019

Fake Police Officials Steal $3.7 Million From Woman In Switzerland Fraudsters posing as police officers stole 3.3 million euros ($3.7 million) from a Swiss woman through an elaborate scam that involved a fake plot imp...
04:48, 06/26/2019

Dutch 'Big Brother' creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook on Wednesday for allowing fake ads on its platform which used his name and image to per...
11:00, 06/05/2019

Singapore Just Passed a Controversial Bill Criminalizing ‘Fake News’ (SINGAPORE) — Singapore reportedly has passed a law criminalizing publication of fake news and allowing the government to block and order the re...
07:00, 05/09/2019

Bahrain charges lawyer of sharing “fake news” for his Tweets Bahrain’s Public Prosecution says it is charging a person, identified by a rights group as a prominent lawyer, for misusing social media and publishin...
09:24, 05/15/2019

Kickstarter game teaches players how to identify fake news Between fake news, viral clickbait and biased reporting, it's hard to get a sense of what is really true when reading the headlines. So a new gam...
12:36, 07/26/2019

911 operator wrote fake doctor’s notes to get out of work, cops say An NYPD 911 operator was busted Monday for allegedly writing up fake doctor’s notes to get paid days off, police said. Stephanie Williams, 30, i...
16:36, 05/20/2019

Boris Johnson’s party allegedly funded fake Facebook ads British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s party allegedly funded fake Facebook ads that included an altered news headline casting the Conservative ...
14:00, 09/14/2019

Fake heiress who dazzled New York elite gets 4 to 12 years for fraud A German woman who posed as a wealthy heiress to scam New York hotels, fashionable friends and banks with a blizzard of forged documents was sentenced...
14:48, 05/09/2019

Army fights fake news with propagandists and hackers in one unit Cyber and intelligence experts unite to battle disinformation as character of warfare changesComputer hackers and propaganda specialists working in th...
13:48, 08/01/2019

The Guy Who Designed the Fake Presidential Seal That Appeared Behind Trump Is a Former Republican The man who created a fake presidential seal that President Donald Trump stood in front of at an event earlier this week is a former Republican who gr...
12:48, 07/26/2019

''No Condition'' Talks With Iran Fake News, Says Donald Trump Defying the statements of his top officials, US President Donald Trump on Sunday stated that the reports of him being ready to talk to Iran without co...
22:12, 09/15/2019

As Facebook cracks down on fake political ads, businesses are getting caught in the crossfire Facebook's automated system for detecting political advertising has flagged ads mentioning certain issues, even if they're not politically m...
09:12, 06/28/2019

Driver busted with ridiculous fake New York inspection sticker An upstate New York man was busted for driving with a crudely drawn fake vehicle safety inspection sticker, prompting local authorities to mock the cr...
03:24, 05/23/2019

Trinamool Leader Accuses BJP For "Fake Cards" With Mamata Banerjee's Name The ruling Trinamool Congress on Tuesday slammed the BJP for allegedly engineering the circulation in the social media a fake membership card bearing ...
23:24, 07/09/2019

Facebook Bans Israeli Firm Over Fake Political Activity Facebook removed hundreds of fake accounts, pages and groups linked to a commercial entity based in Israel, the social-media giant’s latest move to cu...
13:12, 05/16/2019

Millions of Google Maps Listings Are Fake, Report Claims With thousands of new fake accounts being added every month, Google Maps is flooded by about 11 million false listings and phone numbers that reroute ...
01:12, 06/22/2019

Number of fake euro notes rises in Germany, Bundesbank says Germany's banking authorities confiscated around €1.6 million worth of fake notes during the first half of 2019, most of them €50 notes. The Bundesban...
08:36, 07/26/2019

Fake heiress Anna Sorokin may lose Netflix 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 Be...
08:36, 07/22/2019

Climate change protesters block Madison Avenue with fake oil rig A horde of climate change advocates blocked traffic on Madison Avenue in Midtown on Thursday morning by setting up a 24-foot mock oil rig, with a prot...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Facebook forced to take action against fraudsters peddling fake Libra It’s barely been a month since Facebook unleashed its cryptocurrency Libra into the wild and published its whitepaper. But already, the social media g...
05:24, 07/23/2019

Israeli TV Eurovision webcast hacked with fake missile alert Semi-final interrupted with warnings of imminent attacks on Tel AvivThe online stream of the Eurovision semi-finals in Israel was hacked to show warni...
04:36, 05/15/2019

Singapore's anti-fake news law could muzzle free speech Singapore has recently joined the list of countries seeking to protect their citizens from harmful online content. But many complain the government's ...
12:36, 06/06/2019

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

Fake Office 365 site installs malware as browser update Microsoft users have been warned to watch out for a fake Office 365 site which is pushing malware disguised as a software update.The site, discovered ...
10:12, 07/19/2019

QB Brett Favre staying retired, Instagram announcement was fake Legendary quarterback Brett Favre says he isn't coming out of retirement. An Instagram announcement declaring his return to the NFL, he said, was a ho...
11:24, 06/19/2019

Fake news can lead to false memories, new study claims Voters could form false memories after seeing fabricated news stories if those articles align with their existing political beliefs, according to newl...
18:12, 08/21/2019

Ex-Cricketer's Fake Profile Created On Facebook; Hunt On For Culprit An unidentified person has been booked for allegedly creating a fake Facebook profile of former cricketer Sandeep Patil and trying to seek on it phone...
04:24, 08/27/2019

Modern Manufacturing Has Made It Nearly Impossible to Spot a Fake Rolex At one point in time, it was easy to spot a fake Rolex, as most knock-offs used a non-mechanical Quartz movement inside that resulted in a stuttered t...
13:24, 06/05/2019

Cambodia jails translator over ‘fake news’ sex trafficking film The fixer and translator for the film will face for two years in jail for his role in making a documentary about sex trafficking in the Southeast Asia...
15:24, 06/28/2019

New York is trying to shut down that fake heiress' sweet Netflix deal Last summer, we reported that Shonda Rhimes’ first Netflix project since taking her Shondaland production company to the streaming service would be an...
20:48, 07/22/2019

Instagram will block hashtags spreading fake news about vaccines Just one day after coming under fire for inconsistent practices in its handling of misinformation about vaccines, Instagram told Engadget that it will...
18:24, 05/09/2019

Trump dismisses ‘very small’ London protests as ‘fake news’ President Trump on Tuesday dismissed the thousands of protesters in London rallying against his state visit to the UK, claiming he saw a “very, ...
07:24, 06/04/2019

Singapore outlaws fake news, allows government to block, remove it The law bans falsehoods that are prejudicial to Singapore or likely to influence elections and requires service providers to remove such content. ...
04:48, 05/09/2019

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 – earl...
01:36, 06/20/2019

Prosecutor offered Philadelphia gunman fake sentencing during standoff Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner negotiated a “phony baloney” sentence with the gunman in the harrowing 7 1/2-hour standoff th...
11:48, 08/17/2019

Geekbench suggests Google will launch a 5G Pixel 4 XL (updated: fake) The Pixel 4 XL appears set to arrive in a 5G version, if new Geekbench benchmark results can be believed, offering Android users another fast option.R...
10:36, 09/16/2019

Facebook says it was 'not our role' to remove fake news during Australian election Exclusive: Facebook executive Simon Milner says company ‘only removes content that violates our community standards’Facebook has declared it is not “o...
12:36, 07/30/2019

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 docto...
04:12, 06/28/2019

Google, Facebook, Twitter rapped for not doing enough in EU fake news fight Facebook, Google and Twitter were reprimanded by the European Commission on Friday for not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election camp...
16:24, 05/17/2019

8 busted for using fake city parking placards to dodge tickets Eight people were busted Tuesday morning for using phony city parking placards to fight tickets, officials said. The five men and three women are all ...
13:12, 06/04/2019

HUD rips ‘fake news’ it stalled Puerto Rico aid probe The Department of Housing and Urban Development is pushing back on a “false narrative” that it “impeded” an internal investigation into its handling o...
16:12, 05/03/2019

Colgate warns Venezuelans not to buy fake imported toothpaste brands Colgate-Palmolive Co is warning Venezuelans not buy fake versions of its toothpaste brands, leading local authorities to issue a health warning, as d...
12:13, 08/13/2019

BACKSTORY-Hunting for fake news and trolls in Indonesia's elections The first online troll I met was a middle-aged, potbellied Indonesian man, dressed casually in jeans and sneakers. He said his nickname was "Commandan...
01:48, 04/29/2019

Facebook’s approach to fighting fake news is admirable, but not sustainable With the huge EU elections around the corner, the issue of fake news has started to crop up again in headlines — and Facebook seems determined to make...
08:00, 05/07/2019

Facebook deletes fake accounts used in pro-Iranian influence campaign A pro-Iranian influence campaign created fake Facebook and Twitter accounts to push Tehran's viewpoint in the US and succeeded in having a number of A...
23:24, 05/28/2019

A guide to all the fake stuff Martin Scorsese put in his new Bob Dylan documentary "Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese," a new concert documentary on Netflix, is full of nonsense. In a way, that's the perfect...
04:48, 06/18/2019

Facebook removes fake Italian accounts ahead of EU election ROME (AP) — Facebook says it has shut down some Italian accounts that were phony and pages that were spreading fake news ahead of European Union parli...
05:12, 05/13/2019

Complaint Against Ajit Jogi Over Alleged Fake Caste Certificate A complaint was registered on Thursday night against former Chhattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi for allegedly obtaining a fake caste certificate cla...
19:36, 09/05/2019

TurboTax says report about duping low-income taxpayers is ‘fake news’ It’s one of the most charged phrases in American culture at the moment and now a tax prep giant is using it to fend off accusations that it cheated cu...
13:24, 05/02/2019

'SNL' cold open has fake Republicans tackling 'What if?' questions about Trump “Saturday Night Live” put a question to top Republicans during its “Meet the Press” cold open sketch: “What would it take for President Trump to lose ...
01:48, 05/12/2019

Scientists develop 'artificial tongue' to detect fake whiskies The technology can also be used to identify poisons as well as to monitor riversBeing palmed off with a young whisky when expecting an 18-year-old sin...
18:48, 08/05/2019

How crooks can cover up crimes by hacking IoT cameras to show fake footage Researchers detail the risk posed by insecure IoT devices, demonstrating how hackers could hide evidence of a physical break-in from operators of inte...
08:12, 07/30/2019

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 ...
23:00, 07/16/2019

Case Against Snapdeal Founders After Firm Delivers "Fake" Products: Cops The Kota police have registered a case against Snapdeal founders Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal after a local Congress leader alleged that the online sho...
10:12, 07/25/2019

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...
12:24, 08/07/2019

Facebook Defends Decision to Leave Fake Nancy Pelosi Video Up, Because of Course They Do By now, everyone who has seen or heard of the widely circulated video that made House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) seem intoxicated is fake. YouTub...
18:00, 05/26/2019

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 w...
00:00, 09/04/2019

Fake fundraisers trying to capitalize on murder of internet star Bianca Devins Fundraisers popping up online in honor of slain internet star Bianca Devins — whose gruesome murder was chronicled on Instagram by her alleged killer ...
12:48, 07/16/2019

Facebook: We Will Half-Heartedly Apply Our Rules Against Fake Profiles to the Feds Too After the Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services reversed a policy prohibiting officers from creating fake social...
00:00, 09/04/2019

BBC, tech giants will fight fake news with an 'early warning system' Tech companies know disinformation remains a major threat, and they're forming an alliance with a media giant to help fight the online spread of ...
17:00, 09/07/2019

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...
20:12, 07/16/2019

Here's How a Facebook Exec Defended Leaving Up That Fake Nancy Pelosi Video Doctored videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that make her appear as if she is slurring or intoxicated and went viral toward the end of last week—one...
09:36, 05/27/2019

Facebook says it removed ‘numerous’ fake Italian accounts ahead of EU election "We have removed a series of false and duplicated accounts which violated our authenticity policy, as well as several pages due to violation of rules ...
17:00, 05/12/2019

Facebook has ‘systematically failed’ to stop fake reviews, probe concludes Facebook stands accused of not doing enough to stem the sale of fake reviews through its platform, more than one month after being told to fix the pro...
10:00, 08/07/2019

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 ...
08:24, 09/03/2019

Jeffrey Epstein kept nude art, fake breasts in creepy sex lair: accuser Jeffrey Epstein’s Upper East Side townhouse was a creepy lair lined with tell-tale signs of his perversion, including a self-portrait of the mul...
19:48, 07/10/2019

Facebook removes fake accounts from Thailand, Russia, Ukraine, Honduras Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had erased over 1,800 accounts and pages from Thailand, Russia, Ukraine and Honduras, its latest move to counter dec...
02:00, 07/25/2019

Online game helps fight the spread of fake news: study An online game that allows people to deploy Twitter bots, photo-shop evidence and incite conspiracy theories has proven effective at raising their awa...
17:00, 06/24/2019

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 ...
10:12, 06/05/2019

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 h...
16:00, 07/16/2019

Real v fake: debunking the 'drunk' Nancy Pelosi footage - video Footage of the Democratic House Speaker was edited to make her appear drunk or unwell, in the latest incident highlighting social media's struggle to ...
17:48, 05/24/2019

Derek Holland Blasts Giants Management, Says Team Had Him Fake An Injury After losing 5-4 to the Reds last night, the San Francisco Giants announced that struggling starter Derek Holland would be headed to the bullpen. That...
08:48, 05/13/2019

Police in Brazil shut down factory making fake Ferraris and Lamborghinis Father and son accused of offering the cars on social media for $45,000 to $60,000 – a fraction of the price of the real thingPolice in Brazil say the...
18:24, 07/16/2019

Don't get scammed: How to avoid fake charities after El Paso and Dayton shootings The knee-jerk reaction to give following tragedies in El Paso and Dayton created the perfect environment for scammers to take advantage of generosity....
18:36, 08/13/2019

Scottish scientists develop ‘artificial tongue’ to detect fake whiskies Counterfeit whiskey crooks don’t stand a lick of a chance! Scottish scientists are putting a new twist on artificial intelligence with an “artif...
14:00, 08/06/2019

Beyond Meat CEO invites Chipotle for a tour after its fake meats are called too processed After Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol said imitation meat products are too processed for its menu, Beyond Meat CEO Ethan Brown invited him on a tour of the ...
15:24, 07/24/2019

Trump calls report that he inquired about nuking a hurricane ‘fake news’ President Trump on Monday tried to shoot down a report that said he "suggested multiple times" to top officials that they should look into whether a n...
07:36, 08/26/2019

Fake polio markers highlight risks to Pakistan vaccination drive Pakistan's polio eradication campaign has hit serious problems with an alarming spike in reported cases that has raised doubts over the quality of vac...
04:24, 07/15/2019

Inside the 'fake clinics' where women are persuaded to carry pregnancies to term ‘Crisis pregnancy centers’ give counseling, pregnancy tests – and outnumber abortion providers three to one in GeorgiaIn her office at the Crossroads ...
17:00, 08/16/2019

Anna Sorokin: The story of the fake German heiress who stiffed the art world Once an art magazine intern, Anna Delvey, aka Anna Sorokin, created a jet-setting lifestyle for herself on others' dimes. She now faces up to 15 years...
10:48, 05/09/2019

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 extra...
21:48, 07/22/2019

GrubHub extends refunds for fake fees amid pressure from Schumer Food-ordering giant Grubhub has agreed to extend the refund window for bogus phone order fees amid pressure from US Sen. Chuck Schumer and regulators,...
13:00, 08/01/2019

Kim Kardashian Calls Kourtney a "F--king Fake Humanitarian Hoe" During Explosive Fight! A sisterly spat. In this clip from Sunday's all-new Keeping Up With the Kardashians, Kim Kardashian and Kourtney Kardashian both share their sides of...
11:36, 09/13/2019

Presidential Pump Fake: Trump Now Says He’s Fine With Colin Kaepernick Playing in the NFL President Donald Trump, the same man that used the NFL protest as feed for his deplorables during one of his many rallies for a job he already has, no...
12:24, 08/10/2019

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...
18:12, 08/20/2019

Bella Thorne uses video of fake wedding to ex-boyfriend Mod Sun to illustrate depression In a personal Instagram video, Bella Thorne used poetry and her ex-boyfriend, Mod Sun, to show what depression can feel like.     ...
14:48, 08/08/2019

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

Two fake bombs found near Bangkok forum of world powers: police Thai police said they found two fake bombs on Thursday near the venue of a regional security meeting in Bangkok of world powers and members of the Ass...
07:48, 08/01/2019

Apple's iOS 13 Lets Us Fake Intimacy in FaceTime by Correcting Our Gaze to Look Into the Camera It appears Apple is testing out a feature that will help users fake some intimacy during video calls. There’s a new feature in the third developer ver...
12:48, 07/03/2019

World Press Freedom Day events raise alarm on fake news ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A rising tide of fake news and disinformation is dominating World Press Freedom Day discussions taking place this week in...
02:48, 05/02/2019

Google, Facebook, Twitter Still Falling Short in Combating Fake News: EU The Internet giants are not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election campaign to the European Parliament, the European Commission said....
06:48, 05/17/2019

Fake Snow To Rescue As Climate Change Forces Ski Stations To Innovate Once deep in powder this time of year, Chile's ski stations are fighting the ravages of climate change and pollution that have brought less and less s...
03:48, 08/16/2019

Sierra Vista Police: ‘Suspicious’ device that prompted evacuation fake SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Police had to evacuate a Goodwill Thrift Store and Donation Center in Sierra Vista after a “suspicious device” was discove...
11:00, 05/14/2019

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, ...
05:24, 07/23/2019

Fast Food Companies Are Getting Into Fake Meat, and the Results Are Actually Pretty Good In the future, we were promised flying cars and fake meat. While the flying car part hasn’t panned out, fake meat appears poised to make inroads in Am...
10:36, 05/01/2019

There are calls for models wearing fake pregnancy bumps in ad campaigns to be banned There are calls for fashion firms to stop using fake bump models, after reality star Arabella Chi was used as ASOS's maternity model despite never hav...
20:36, 06/28/2019

Model with massive fake booty warns against illegal butt injections An author and Instagram model is warning her fans about the dangers of illegal butt fillers after her own posterior became “discolored” and began sagg...
17:12, 05/16/2019

Instagram Won't Drop Fake Clip Of Zuckerberg Bragging About "Stolen Data" Instagram will not take down an ultra-realistic "deepfake video" posted on Tuesday of Facebook's chief executive bragging about controlling billions o...
02:00, 06/13/2019

Operation Avalanche, the only good conspiracy—fake the Moon landing, get promoted [credit: Zapruder Films ] With this weekend's 50th anniversa...
12:48, 07/20/2019

Canada’s millennials are most willing to admit that fake news has fooled them: Ipsos poll Canada's millennials are also more trusting of media that are widely considered untrustworthy. But other research shows Baby Boomers share fake news m...
11:00, 05/10/2019

Man Pleads Guilty to Trafficking Fake iPhones in Scheme That Cost Apple Nearly $900,000 A Chinese national and former engineering student in Oregon pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one count of trafficking in counterfeit goods in a scheme t...
22:48, 05/22/2019

An entrepreneur is sending fake dog testicles to GOP senators to protest the government shutdown The founder of Neuticles swears he's not pulling a PR stunt, and the move comes as businesses big and small capitalize on the federal government ...
06:24, 04/28/2019

Anna Sorokin: fake German heiress sentenced to up to 12 years in prison Sorokin, 28, guilty of deception worth more than $200,000Judge: ‘She was blinded by the glitter and glamour of New York’A judge has sentenced the fake...
00:24, 05/10/2019

WSJ: Google Maps is flooded with 'millions' of fake business listings (updated) If you've ever tried to find a locksmith on Google in a pinch, this may not surprise you. Turns out Google Maps is filled with millions of scam o...
17:36, 06/20/2019

Spy Used AI to Create Fake LinkedIn Photo to Fool Targets, Report Finds LinkedIn might be where you go to find jobs, but it’s also apparently where spies lurk. Experts are now saying they’ve found an instance where a spy u...
10:24, 06/13/2019

Who burned Notre Dame? Brussels goes after fake news as EU election nears The European Union has launched a coordinated fight against fake news ahead of this month's European Parliament elections, but officials acknowledge t...
01:48, 05/16/2019

Thailand asks tech firms to set up centres against "fake news" in SE Asia Thailand is proposing that tech companies set up centres in each of the 10 Southeast Asian countries to curb the flow of "fake news" and fake accounts...
08:24, 08/19/2019

Fake Saudi prince who flaunted on Instagram sentenced in fraud scheme Miami fraudster Anthony Gignac was sentenced Friday by a Florida judge to 18.5 years in prison for swindling $8 million from people by posing as Middl...
17:24, 06/01/2019

Fake wedding ‘groom’ drops lawsuit against ‘bride’ Andi Potamkin He got cold feet. A celebrity hairstylist who sued his ex for allegedly faking their million-dollar wedding is walking away — claiming he can’t ...
04:12, 07/13/2019

Facebook is suing a New Zealand company and three people over fake Instagram likes Facebook filed a lawsuit in a U.S. federal court against a New Zealand company and three people for allegedly selling fake likes, views and followers ...
05:49, 04/28/2019

Influencer’s ‘surprise’ engagement blasted as fake over leaked sponsors request There’s nothing more romantic than brand sponsorship. An Instagram influencer’s elaborate “surprise” engagement was recently shopped around to c...
21:36, 06/20/2019

Men Who Floated Fake Income Tax Webpage, Hacked Bank Accounts Arrested Seven persons including three Nigerians have been arrested by city police for hacking into over 2,000 bank accounts and transferring crores of rupees ...
10:48, 06/13/2019

Fake Heiress Anna Delvey-Sorokin Sentenced to Up to 12 Years in Prison UPDATE: A judge sentenced Anna Delvey-Sorokin today to 4-12 years in prison. Additionally, she was fined $24,000 and owes $198,956.19 in restitution. ...
17:12, 05/09/2019

Report: Google Maps hosts ‘millions’ of fake business listings Many of us rely on Google Maps to find electricians, hair salon, and other services in our area.  Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal reported that Goo...
09:36, 06/21/2019

Fake bloody legs appear at memorial for Cape Cod shark-attack victim Officials in Cape Cod are working to find out the person behind the lifelike fake legs that keep popping up at a memorial for a bodyboarder who died t...
03:24, 07/22/2019

Paris authorities scotch rumours of radioactive tap water as 'fake news' Viral message claims water has harmful tritium levels as country faces heatwaveAs France faces a scorching new heatwave this week, Paris authorities h...
06:12, 07/22/2019

Chinese man guilty of sending 1,500 fake iPhones to Apple in warranty fraud SALEM, Ore. — Over the span of two years, a Chinese national in Oregon sent devices that looked like iPhones to Apple, saying they wouldn’t turn on an...
19:24, 05/22/2019

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 ...
07:48, 06/21/2019

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...
03:00, 07/02/2019

UCLA mom charged with paying $400K to get son admitted as fake soccer recruit A Canadian mother was arrested Monday night in Spain and indicted in the U.S. for paying $400,000 to get her son admitted into the University of Calif...
00:36, 09/18/2019

Fake legs keep turning up near memorial for bodyboarder killed in shark attack Three fake legs — one of them made to look bloody — have recently turned up near the memorial stone for a Cape Cod bodyboarder who died in...
11:24, 07/22/2019

Police Mistook US Teen's Fake Gun As Real, Shot Her, Video Shows A 17-year-old girl killed by a California police officer last week appears to have been pointing a replica gun at the officer when she was shot, video...
21:24, 07/12/2019

Feds make arrests in multimillion-dollar fake concert scam Four men — including one with a history of fraud schemes and an ex-con on parole — were busted Wednesday in a multimillion-dollar plot to ...
04:12, 05/02/2019

'Be ashamed': The 1975 criticised after detonating fake suicide vest in video The 1975 have been criticised by relatives of the Manchester Arena bombings after lead singer Matty Healy detonated a fake suicide vest in the band's ...
15:36, 09/02/2019

ASMR and fake metal prop construction videos have, at long last, been combined Before the internet, unfortunate craftspeople had to learn the ins and outs of their trade without any reprieve from the stress that comes with hard, ...
09:48, 06/27/2019

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...
18:48, 08/31/2019

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids slams Juul's 'fake apology' Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids slammed Juul's "fake apology," saying it's "a blatant attempt to deflect attention from the company's wr...
09:48, 07/15/2019

Queer Eye's Tan and Karamo Jokingly Kiss After Jonathan and Antoni's Fake Romance Watch out, Jvntoni! There's a new couple in town! Remember how Jonathan Van Ness and Antoni Porowski jokingly sparked relationship rumors with a Four...
23:48, 07/17/2019

Facebook urged to shut down groups selling fake Amazon reviews Dozens of Facebook groups have been promoting fake Amazon reviews despite a regulator warning the social media company about the practice, the consume...
07:36, 08/06/2019

An authentication expert at The RealReal showed us how to spot fake designer accessories The RealReal is going public and could be valued at $1.6 billion when it begins trading on Friday. We visited the luxury reseller's NYC location where...
14:36, 06/27/2019

Facebook Fact Checker Says It Must Share More Data to Fight Fake News Facebook's third-party fact-checking partners on Tuesday said the company needed to share more data with fact-checkers to better curb misinformation....
05:48, 07/31/2019

Singapore passes fake news law amid freedom-of-speech fears The Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill will require online media platforms to carry corrections or remove content the government ...
00:12, 05/09/2019

The New York Times wants to fight fake news using blockchain – good luck to it Combating fake news, deepfakes, and misinformation is one of modern journalism’s biggest challenges. There have been numerous attempts to help readers...
07:36, 07/24/2019

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 ...
18:48, 05/28/2019

That Viral Video of a Robot Uprising Is Fake Because the Real Thing Will Be So Much Deadlier Have you seen that viral video of a robot getting its ass kicked by humans? The robot is forced to perform a variety of agility drills and gets hit wi...
13:48, 06/17/2019

| Facebook closes fake news pages in Poland: rights group Facebook has closed 27 pages in Poland for spreading fake news and hate-filled content ahead of the European parliamentary elections, the civil rights...
12:36, 05/18/2019

In Russia, Days of Fake News and Real Radiation After Deadly Explosion Russians vented their anger online and to local officials about the absence of reliable information after the explosion of a small nuclear reactor at ...
18:48, 08/12/2019

Facebook fails to stop flood of fake reviews, investigative body says Facebook stands accused of not doing enough to stem the sale of fake reviews through its platform, more than one month after being told to fix the pro...
10:48, 08/06/2019

Facebook CEO says delay in flagging fake Pelosi video was 'execution mistake' Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday said his social media company took too long to flag as false an altered video of U.S. House ...
01:48, 06/27/2019

Johnson takes aim at rival over fake Brexit deadline comments in UK PM race Boris Johnson, the favorite to become Britain's next prime minister, took aim at his rival Jeremy Hunt, saying the governing Conservative Party would ...
02:00, 06/27/2019

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 polit...
13:12, 05/28/2019

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.      ...
15:24, 05/28/2019

Badly-made fake license plate leads to arrest in California MOORPARK, Calif. (AP) — A big-rig truck driver has been arrested after authorities spotted a phony license plate on his rig. How could they tell? Well...
08:00, 06/12/2019

$560K worth of fake NBA championship rings seized at Los Angeles airport U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized a wooden box containing 28 fake NBA championship rings during an inspection at Los Angeles International Air...
22:00, 09/11/2019

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 a...
15:12, 05/29/2019

Skip Bayless duped by fake James Harden ‘manboobs’ tweet If you forget to look for the blue check mark, you’re going to end up with egg on your face. Skip Bayless was embarrassingly duped by a tweet fr...
14:36, 06/19/2019

Jeffrey Epstein used fake passport found in safe to travel: feds Prosecutors are pushing back on the claim that accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein never used a fake passport from the 1980s that lists Saudi...
17:36, 07/17/2019

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 pas...
04:00, 08/08/2019

Students caught in visa sting at fake university may sue U.S., court rules A federal appeals court said foreign-born students may sue the U.S. government over claims it wrongfully canceled their visas, following a sting where...
15:00, 08/15/2019

Marianne Williamson Loves Spreading Fake Quotes From Albert Einstein Democratic presidential candidate and self-help author Marianne Williamson is on the defensive. In her latest tweet she says that she’s “not a cult le...
15:12, 07/23/2019

Fake GTA Online Money Streams Are Popping Up Ahead Of Casino Update Grand Theft Auto Online’s upcoming casino update has a lot of players hoping for expensive cars, new clothing items and lots of other things to buy. S...
16:00, 07/18/2019

New Report Shows How a Pro-Iran Group Spread Fake News Online A research group at the University of Toronto has untangled look-alike websites and bogus news stories that appear to echo the Iranian government’s po...
22:24, 05/13/2019

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 congress...
09:36, 05/29/2019

Many Americans Believe Fake News Is a Bigger Problem Than Racism, New Poll Finds Before an orange-tinged carnival barker began waging a war with the news media and Russian troll farms began spewing misinformation across social medi...
22:48, 06/08/2019

Hungary: the crucible for faulty efforts by Facebook to banish fake news Efforts to tackle abuse have brought the platform into collision with the governmentThe denunciation filled the front page of one of Hungary’s main ne...
16:12, 05/18/2019

Facebook Allowed a Fake Video to Spread and Now Nancy Pelosi Is PISSED Last week, a video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that had been slowed down and edited so she appeared drunk spread like wildfire across the internet, ...
17:12, 05/29/2019

Fake News Iran Something Something Houses Lake Fired President Bullshit! President Donald Trump was really, sincerely On One on Friday at a speech before the National Association of Realtors. He even (gasp) swore....
14:24, 05/17/2019

Singapore fake news law a 'disaster' for freedom of speech, says rights group Bill passes that forces media to correct or remove content the government considers to be falseSingapore’s parliament has passed legislation against “...
01:24, 05/09/2019

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...
13:48, 06/16/2019

From New York’s fake heiress to Donald Trump, we’re living in the age of the scam | Hadley Freeman Everywhere you look, there are people who have figured out ways to game our shoddy systemUnless you are Bob Dylan in the 60s, or Bret Easton Ellis in ...
09:36, 05/11/2019

"Fake" Nancy Pelosi Clips, Slowed To Make Her Appear Drunk, Spread Online Distorted videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., altered to make her sound as if she's drunkenly slurring her words, are spreading rapidly ac...
03:24, 05/24/2019

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 ref...
06:12, 07/29/2019

Telesup school’s fake façade called ‘a symbol of Peruvian university system’ Education inspectors revealed the university had failed to get accreditation, prompting the state to order a shutdownFrom the street, the newest site ...
06:00, 06/08/2019

Russians ‘spread fake plot to assassinate Boris Johnson’ on social media Suspected spy operation was designed to provoke tension in the west, says new studySuspected Russian spies floated a series of fake stories on social ...
17:36, 06/22/2019

Fake cryptocurrency apps on Google Play try to profit on bitcoin price surge Enlarge (credit: Google) Google's official Play Store has been caught hosting malicious apps that targeted Android users with an interest in cryptoc...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Walmart, Target, Bed Bath must face lawsuits over fake 'Egyptian' cotton -NY judge A federal judge said Walmart Inc, Target Corp and Bed Bath & Beyond Inc must face a lawsuit claiming they sold linens that were falsely labeled "100% ...
18:24, 05/20/2019

'Bride' trafficking – How Chinese gangs lure Pakistani girls into fake marriages Pakistan has arrested a number of Chinese nationals for marrying Pakistani girls and then forcing them into prostitution in China. The scandal has sho...
06:36, 05/11/2019

Prosecutors Say Jeffrey Epstein Had Safe Full of Cash, Diamonds, and a Fake Passport This week, accused child rapist Jeffrey Epstein will find out whether he will be allowed to spend his pre-trial days in his plush Manhattan home or if...
16:00, 07/15/2019

Fake heiress Anna Sorokin gets 4 to 12 years in prison for high-society scam She won’t be wearing designer labels for a while. Fake heiress Anna Sorokin, who scammed her way into New York society, was sentenced Thursday to four...
22:48, 05/09/2019

Amal Clooney Slams Donald Trump Over "Fake News" Attacks On Media Countries that abuse journalists should pay a "diplomatic price", British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt told a conference on media freedom Wednesday, ...
06:12, 07/11/2019

Dominican Republic officials blast US tourist death reports as ‘fake news’ Dominican Republic health officials lashed out Wednesday at the recent reports exposing the deaths of American tourists visiting their country, callin...
00:24, 06/20/2019

New Yorkers protest de Blasio with fake dollar bills at Iowa State Fair DES MOINES, IOWA — You can take the mayor out of New York, but you can’t keep New Yorkers from dumping on the mayor. A group of protesters blanketed t...
19:12, 08/10/2019

Christian author says $240G worth of fake copies of her book sold on Amazon A female priest says Amazon sold $240,000 worth of counterfeit copies of her faith-based book -- before it was removed from the top bookselling site....
14:36, 07/11/2019

Olive Garden calls out fake claims they support Trump after boycott trends Olive Garden, the Italian American chain restaurant, was forced to defend itself against potential customer boycotts after a Twitter user claimed the ...
16:00, 08/27/2019

Dem Rep. Josh Gottheimer calls fake resignation letter 'disgusting smear campaign' Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.) said Monday he was targeted by a political smear campaign in which an unknown individual distributed a fake resignation ...
15:24, 07/29/2019

Jewels Worth 1.6 Million Euros Recovered After Fake Princess Heist: Cops Jewellery valued at 1.6 million euros stolen from a Paris jeweller by a woman pretending to be a UAE princess has been recovered at a hotel room on th...
08:00, 08/10/2019

Dunkin’ manager created fake employee, collected extra paycheck, cops say At some workplaces, some employees seem to do the work of two people. But at a Dunkin’ doughnut shop in Florida, a manager was collecting the paycheck...
07:12, 07/11/2019

'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' ...
07:24, 06/19/2019

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...
04:24, 06/21/2019

My friend, the fake German heiress: a true crime special – books podcast For years, Anna Sorokin passed herself off as “Anna Delvey”, an extravagant socialite who bankrolled her lavish lifestyle with tens of thousands of do...
03:12, 08/13/2019

Fake Orgasms, On-Set Romances and Princess Diana's Reaction: 30 Secrets You Might Not Know About When Harry Met Sally 30 years later and we'll still have what she's having. When Harry Met Sally, one of the most beloved romantic comedy of all-time, debuted 30 years ag...
12:12, 07/21/2019

Fake Cop Wore Body Armour, Gun Belt, Then Luck Runs Out At Traffic Stop A Virginia man was charged with impersonating a police officer after a Maryland State trooper spotted him attempt a traffic stop on Interstate 695 nea...
23:00, 06/16/2019

Fake 2019 NBA draft lottery results send Knicks fans into panic It is the nightmare Knicks scenario. It was also only a false alarm. Twitter user @NewLookKnicks caused chaos after catching ESPN rehearse the great Z...
17:00, 05/14/2019

Anna “Delvey” Sorokin Was My Friend. Here’s How I Helped Bring the Fake Heiress to Justice In 2016, Rachel DeLoache Williams, then a 28-year-old photo editor at Vanity Fair, struck up a friendship with Anna “Delvey,” a woman clai...
08:00, 07/18/2019

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 reas...
12:36, 06/17/2019

Conspiracy theorist punched by Buzz Aldrin still insists moon landing was fake Bart Sibrel, a filmmaker and conspiracy theorist punched by Buzz Aldrin, has centered his career around disproving the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969....
14:00, 07/20/2019

Inside Impossible Foods' mission to mass-produce the fake burger of the future Fake burgers are for real. The Beyond Meat IPO and national restaurant-chain deals for Impossible Foods show that the meat industry has a long-term pr...
09:12, 05/15/2019

Study on Amazon and Fake CDs Makes Sweeping Claims After Testing Fewer Than 100 Albums It’s no secret that Amazon struggles to keep fake products off its online marketplace, and it has for a while now. So when a new study made headlines ...
21:00, 08/16/2019

Conman who tried to sell fake Lucian Freud portrait for £3,000 on eBay facing prison A conman who pretended he had solved one of the art world's great mysteries when he put a fake Lucian Freud masterpiece up for sale for £3,000 is faci...
09:24, 06/03/2019

Fake supplements: Amazon warned customers some Align products it sold were counterfeit Amazon says the Align nutritional supplements currently for sale on its site are safe. But the retailer recently warned customers of fakes.  &#...
12:48, 07/22/2019

Tourists shocked to find popular ‘Gates of Heaven’ attraction on Instagram is fake Thousands of visitors flock to Lempuyang Temple in Bali each year, hoping to recreate photographs of them posing at the ethereal "Gates of Heaven". Bu...
10:48, 07/11/2019

Trump blasts ‘washed up psycho’ Bette Midler for tweeting fake quote President Trump blasted actress Bette Midler as a “washed up psycho” in an early morning tweet after the actress shared a false quote and attributed i...
00:36, 06/05/2019

While Thousands March, President Trump Dismisses London Protests as ‘Fake News’ Thousands of protestors gathered in central London’s Trafalgar Square on Tuesday to show their anger over U.S. President Trump’s visit to ...
01:24, 06/05/2019

Lili Reinhart warns travelers about fake Uber drivers after her own airport experience "Trust your gut. It could save you," the "Riverdale" actress tweeted after refusing to get in a car at the airport that lacked ride-share signage. &#...
00:24, 06/05/2019

Dutch 'Big Brother' creator seeks court judgment over fake bitcoin ads on Facebook Dutch billionaire John de Mol on Monday said he would ask a court to rule in the case he filed against Facebook Inc earlier this year over fake bitcoi...
09:24, 09/09/2019

CNN political analyst 'updates' tweet after being accused of spreading 'fake news' about Trump CNN political analyst Brian Karem was accused of spreading "fake news" on Twitter about President Trump's impromptu presser on Tuesday and was later f...
23:00, 06/11/2019

Jeffries, the No. 5 Democrat in the House, derides Trump as the ‘fake leader of the free world’ The New York congressman’s comment came in a tweet in which he criticized Republicans for remaining silent about the president’s assessment of Joe Bid...
07:00, 05/28/2019

Trump blasts ‘Fake’ media, Dems for ‘phony’ stories about detained migrants President Trump in tweets and during an impromptu news conference Sunday slammed the “Fake” media and Democrats for “phony” st...
18:48, 07/07/2019

Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran messages during U.S. midterms: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. Presi...
01:00, 05/29/2019

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 tak...
13:24, 05/29/2019

Fake Saudi Princes Days Of Designer Clothes, Jets Over With 18-Year Jail A Florida man who posed as a Saudi royal for three decades and cheated people out of $8 million will spend 18 years in prison for fraud, authorities s...
23:12, 05/31/2019

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 P...
11:48, 05/25/2019

With glue and fake blood, climate protesters target London Fashion Week Climate activists glued themselves to a door and poured a "bleeding" red carpet ahead of the opening of London Fashion Week on Friday, seeking to draw...
01:36, 09/13/2019

Steve Bannon's Fake Italian Fascism Academy Got Evicted and Folks, I’m Laughing “Good” pieces of news are so rare these days that stories like “This Teacher Sold Her Limbs on the Black Market for Classroom Supply Money” can pass a...
19:48, 05/31/2019

Facebook, Twitter Target Fake Accounts Undermining Hong Kong Protests Twitter and Facebook said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed social media campaign originating in mainland China that sought to undermine pr...
23:12, 08/19/2019

An immigrant businessman is offering ‘Bad Hombre’ and ‘Fake News’ tacos. Some aren’t buying it. A burst of media attention has thrust a small, six-week-old Mexican restaurant into a debate over what it means to casually elevate the president’s wo...
23:48, 09/04/2019

Trump declares push for census citizenship question not over, calls reports ‘FAKE’ President Trump abruptly declared Wednesday that his administration is continuing to fight to include a citizenship question as part of the census, de...
13:00, 07/03/2019