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Circulating Message Falsely Accuses Pictured Man of Being a Human Trafficker

Circulating message that features a picture of a man sitting in a car claims that the man is a very dangerous human trafficker who preys on young children and single women and you should alert the police if you see him.

Published: June 28, 2013

Do Images show a Brazilian Man Who Had Surgery to Get a Dog's Face?

Circulating messages claim that a series of included images depict a man in Brazil who had a dog's snout, eyebrows and ears surgically implanted onto his own face.

Published: June 25, 2013

Does a Viral Picture Show a Giant Snake That Swallowed a Woman in South Africa?

Message going viral on social media claims that a giant snake swallowed a woman near Durban North, South Africa in June 2013. The message includes a photograph of a large python and claims that the picture was taken by Linda Laina Nyatoro, a South African reporter who witnessed the incident

Published: June 19, 2013

No, Microwaving your Smart Phone Will NOT Charge Its Battery

Circulating message claims that placing your smart phone in a microwave for one minute will fully charge its battery.

Published: June 13, 2013

Giant Snake on Digging Machine Image

Circulating message claims that an attached photograph depicts a massive 700 lb snake hanging on the boom of a digging machine. According to the message, the snake was pulled from a lake in Proctor, North Carolina.

Published: June 12, 2013

Messages Warn of 'Deadly Giant Snails' In Texas

Circulating messages warn that deadly giant snails have been found in Houston, Texas.

Published: May 9, 2013

Was an image of a Weird 'Half Cat' Captured by Google Street View?

An image going viral via social media supposedly depicts a strange half cat creature with only two legs and no ears caught in action by Google Street View cameras

Published: May 9, 2013

Were Cages Placed Over Graves in Victorian Times to Trap the Undead?

Circulating message that features an image depicting a grave covered by a sturdy iron cage claims that the cages were used in Victorian times to keep vampires and zombies from escaping should they rise from the dead.

Published: May 9, 2013s

Facebook Proposed Video Ads Message

Message purporting to be from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg claims that the network is considering implementing new video ads that will run automatically every ten minutes and stop people from using Facebook until they are finished running. The message claims that users can share the message to register their opposition to the proposed video ads.

Published: April 30, 2013

Satire - Message Claims Parents Put Daughter Up For Adoption Because She is Gay

A message circulating via social media claims that a Southern Carolina couple have put their sixteen year old daughter up for adoption after finding out that she was gay.

Published: April 8, 2013

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