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stated on September 20, 2023 in a Facebook post
Patent shows 5G towers are used for brainwashing.
stated on September 13, 2023 in a Facebook video
Under Project Hamilton, “every dollar you hold in your bank account, your wallet and even your retirement” will be confiscated and “replaced with a dangerous new totally digital dollar.”
stated on September 18, 2023 in an Instagram post
An emergency broadcast system test will “send a specific high-frequency signal … with the intention of activating graphene oxide” in people.
stated on September 17, 2023 in an Instagram post
In Westport, Connecticut, drones are “scanning (people) for COVID-19 symptoms.”
stated on September 7, 2023 in a Facebook post
A World Economic Forum video reveals conspiracy behind COVID-19 spread.
stated on September 12, 2023 in a TikTok video
Hawaii wildfire was intentionally set because there’s “120 million tons of lithium in Maui.”
stated on September 9, 2023 in an Instagram post
"Modified mosquitoes have officially made it to Ohio.”
stated on September 1, 2023 in a post on X
A video shows Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis dropping out of the 2024 presidential race.
stated on August 17, 2023 in un video en TikTok
El incendio forestal en Maui, Hawai, fue provocado por un arma "láser" para crear una nueva ciudad tecnológica.
stated on August 11, 2023 in an Instagram post
Maui fires are part of an intentional effort to rebuild the island into a “smart island.”
stated on May 16, 2023 in an Instagram Post
Bud Light billboard says “lol CRYBABIES”
stated on July 21, 2023 in una publicación en Facebook
Estas imágenes muestran a LeBron James vestido de rosa para la película “Barbie”.
stated on July 7, 2023 in una publicación en Threads
El logo de Threads oculta “el número de la bestia” 666.
stated on July 8, 2023 in an Instagram post
The Wall Street Journal reporting proves that “Pizzagate” is real.
stated on July 2, 2023 in a Facebook post
France said it would shut down internet services “to control the riots.”
stated on May 29, 2023 in una publicación en Facebook
“El multimillonario Elon Musk ha anunciado que su futura esposa será Catanella, la primera chica robótica que ha creado usando inteligencia artificial".
stated on June 10, 2023 in a Facebook post
World Economic Forum “calls for AI to rewrite Bible, create ‘religions that are actually correct’”
stated on June 5, 2023 in a Facebook post
Video shows Elon Musk and Jack Ma presenting “a new software called ‘Quantum AI.’”
stated on May 10, 2023 in a Facebook post
Electric vehicles are a "giant computer that can be controlled remotely from some cloud-based central grid."
stated on May 6, 2023 in a Facebook reel
A robot with artificial intelligence “self-terminated” after 15 minutes of manual labor.
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By Jeff Cercone • October 3, 2023
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By Jeff Cercone • September 12, 2023
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By Loreben Tuquero • August 10, 2023
A pro-Ron DeSantis ad used AI to create Donald Trump’s voice. It won’t be the last, experts say.
By Louis Jacobson • July 18, 2023
How improperly using AI could deter you from voting, or hurt your health
By Loreben Tuquero • July 17, 2023
RFK Jr.’s Wi-Fi claim about human blood-brain barriers isn’t backed by definitive research
By Madison Czopek • July 10, 2023
How Meta, TikTok, Twitter and YouTube plan to address 2024 election misinformation
By Sevana Wenn • July 6, 2023
What is generative AI and why is it suddenly everywhere? Here’s how it works
By Sofia Bliss-Carrascosa • June 19, 2023
Clean slate? ‘Carbon capture’ of CO2 emissions seen as technology that’s a climate solution and risk
By Tom Kertscher • June 14, 2023
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By Grace Abels • May 30, 2023
How to detect deepfake videos like a fact-checker
By Gabrielle Settles • April 19, 2023
Ron DeSantis’ baseless theory that the government wants to control people’s purchases
By Louis Jacobson • April 12, 2023
US frets about TikTok feeding data to China; banning app won’t end the threat, experts say
By Madison Czopek • March 17, 2023
Is Elon Musk under federal investigation? Here’s what we know
By Michael Majchrowicz • November 11, 2022
How will social media platforms respond to election misinformation? It isn’t clear
By Hana Stepnick • August 1, 2022
What is the future of automated fact-checking? Fact-checkers discuss
By Grace Abels • June 28, 2022
The facts behind the Russian, right-wing narratives claiming Hunter Biden funded biolabs in Ukraine
By Bill McCarthy • April 1, 2022
How broken URLs helped fuel an unfounded conspiracy theory related to biolabs in Ukraine
By Jeff Cercone • March 17, 2022
As Russia invades Ukraine, misinformers exploit TikTok’s audio features to spread fake war footage
By Bill McCarthy • March 4, 2022
‘Cheap fakes’: Viral videos keep clipping Biden’s words out of context
By Bill McCarthy • February 14, 2022
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