Facebook Hoax Alert: Apparently, People Are Still Falling for the ‘See Who Viewed Your Profile’ Scam

Guys, we need to talk. It appears that people still think that there’s some way to see who has viewed their Facebook profiles. Scammers keep designing bogus apps to capitalize on this belief, and there’s a new one in town…

Facebook Hoax Claims Users Have a Say in New Video Ads

Video ads are likely coming to your news feed, and despite what a popular hoax message is telling you, they’re not going to be as bad as you think and you definitely don’t have a say in whether or not…

No, Instagram Isn’t Deleting Accounts. It Was Just a Technical Issue

No, Instagram isn’t going to delete your account. Keep filtering and carry on. Thursday night, Instagram has some technical issues that caused some people to be locked out of their accounts. Rumors swirled that Instagram was deleting accounts – possibly…

Eminem Stabbed in NYC? Nope, Just Another Facebook Hoax

Rapper Eminem left nearly DEAD after being stabbed 4 times in NYC! That’s the message circulating around Facebook right now. The post claims that the whole thing was caught on surveillance video, and offers a link to said video. Luckily…

Tiny ‘Alien’ Skeleton Debunked by DNA Evidence

A tiny humanoid skeleton found in Chile’s Atacama Desert has been hailed by UFO conspiracists for years as proof of extraterrestrial life. Now, actual science has proven that the skeleton, as with all currently known life, originated on Earth. According…

Joel Osteen: Hoax Hasn’t Upset Him, “Nothing Has Changed”

Earlier this week, a late April Fool’s hoax made its debut, alleging that popular U.S. pastor Joel Osteen had renounced Christianity. Osteen is the pastor of a mega-church in Houston, Texas, and has a worldwide broadcast ministry that has made…

No, You’re Not Saving Starving Children by Sharing That Facebook Photo

Facebook is not, nor will they ever be in the business of donating money to causes based on sharing content on the site. This is a fact, not a theory. But some people still fail to understand this. Even people…

Facebook Phishing Scam Poses as Message from Mark ‘Zurckerberg’

Facebook CEO Mark Zurckerberg is not sending out privacy notices, requesting that users verify their accounts. That’s because no such messages would ever come from the Facebook CEO. There’s also that pesky little detail that the CEO of Facebook is…

No, There Is No Facebook Jail, But There Is Some Truth Behind the Hoax

Don’t worry, there is no Facebook Jail – although the concept is intriguing. An old viral hoax involving account suspensions and friend requests has morphed to suggest that sending too many requests could land you in this hellish place. The…

Taylor Swift Sex Tape Facebook Hoax Makes The Rounds

Although it may be tempting, you should avoid clicking any links on Facebook claiming to house a leaked sex tape featuring Grammy award-winning artist Taylor Swift. That’s because it’s a hoax that will lead you down the annoying road of…