Tag archive for ‘Internet hoax’
By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Fake ‘gender studies’ article published to out bogus peer review, actually outs the pay to publish scams in Science

Set after the style of Alan Sokal’s faux article in 1996, Peter Boghossian, a professor of philosophy at Portland State University, and James A. Lindsay, the author of four books, penned a paper is called More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Taylor Volk confesses homophobic Trump story fabricated, leaves North Park University

A homophobic “hate crime” supposedly inspired by President elect Donald Trump at North Park University in Chicago has been revealed to be a hoax, according to the university’s president. Taylor Volk is the More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Latino Elon University student confesses to ‘Bye Bye Latinos Hasta La Vista’ Hoax

A Latino student from Elon University has confessed that the “Bye Bye Latinos Hasta La Vista” post-election incident was fabricated. The unidentified student was “upset about the results of the More...

By Guest Author On Sunday, November 27th, 2016

How The Internet Has Made it Easier to Make Money

The internet is an incredible thing and a medium which has completely revolutionized how the World works and operates. Through the power of an internet connection the World has become both an enormous community More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

White House seeking Internet oversight, net neutrality

The House Oversight Committee is investigating if the White House had any “improper influence” on the Federal Communication Commission’s net neutrality rules unveiled this week. Chairman Jason Chaffetz More...

By Brian Attenberg On Sunday, December 8th, 2013

Gay Waitress Hoax update: Dayna Morales no longer employed at restaurant

Strange News Examiner: The New Jersey waitress that ignited the debate about fair tipping for the LGBT community, has been let go from her employer. More on the original story HERE According to a December 7 announcement More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, December 1st, 2013

Gay waitress hoax: Dayna Morales dishonorable discharge from Marines cast more doubt on anti-gay note

A New Jersey waitress made headlines and news appearances claiming that a family didn’t tip her because she was a homosexual. Morales indicated in her Facebook post, and in subsequent media interviews — including More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Pastor Joel Osteen fell victim to elaborate Internet hoax, claiming lost his faith

April Fool’s came late for popular Christian pastor Joel Osteen who was targeted in a hoax which garnered headlines on Monday. Those behind the hoax used Twitter, YouTube, and other social media to spread spurious More...

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