Hoax

Stop Re-posting Hoax PLEASE
A Facebook hoax that says Mark Zuckerberg will give away millions has been widely discredited, but is still being shared. … The hoax claims its founder, Mark Zuckerberg, will give those who share the post, along with tagged friends, the chance to win $4.5 million. It’s not ha…
Yellowstone Super-Volcano To Erupt A Hoax [Poll]
Subscribe to 107.9 The River on Youtube Rumors and lies seem to make it around the world while the truth is still getting out of bed. Now, here we go again. Over the last few weeks the misinformation from Civic Tribune has gained traction on social media and some mainstream media as well, claimingg&#…
Is Joe Montana Dead?
According to a report from the Global Associated News Joe Montana died in a car accident. The reports reads, “Pro football player Joe Montana is confirmed to have died in a single vehicle car accident. One other male passenger in the 2012 BMW driven by Joe Montana has been transported to a lo…
Internet Baby Naming Contest Thankfully a Hoax
Last week we reported that a horrible  mom was letting the internet vote to decide the name of her child for a measly $5,000. We can now thankfully say that the whole thing was a big, stinking hoax, perpetrated by none other than the company holding the contest. It turns out there may be h…
Facebook Hoaxes & How You Can Avoid Them
Social media dominates a good portion of many people's daily lives.  Checking up on friend's activities online is something most Americans do few times a day.  The ever evolving world of social media now lets us share photos and statuses to spread an idea at lightning speed.  Occasionally you will b…
Greenpeace Tricks Media With Another Shell Oil Hoax
At first glance, it seemed like Shell Oil had set themselves up for some pretty epic trolling. The company had launched a new online feature in which Web users got to choose the tagline for their “Arctic Ready” ad campaign. But instead of copy that would make the public support Ar…

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