Facebook wants to reduce the amount of “hoax” and “deliberately misleading” news stories from its users’ news feeds.
When Internet rumors killed off Cher or Jon Bon Jovi people took notice with “RIP” and short exclamations of shock. When a site published that the McDonald’s Big Mac was being killed off in 2015 it rocked the core of America. Don’t worry, the death of McDonald’s Big Mac was a hoax.
A San Francisco boat-sharing rental firm is dealing with waves of negative reaction following a phony announcement that it had secured naming rights to McCovey Cove just in time for the World Series Game 3.
Hoax 911 calls known as “swatting” is a problem that has popped up and plagued many areas all over the country. Just recently a hoax call was made into Fairfax which prompted a full SWAT response, the second such call in Marin County in just the past two weeks.
The official Twitter account of Yahoo News was apparently hacked Sunday after it tweeted 145 people in Atlanta were infected with Ebola to its 816,000 followers.
Social Media are abuzz w/ RIP messages for the actress, but McClanahan has been dead since 2010. What happened?
A suspect was arrested Wednesday in connection with a bomb hoax at a college near San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza that prompted the evacuation of the school and shut down part of Market Street, police said Thursday.
19-year-old Jesus Ivan Yerena of San Francisco was cited and released for a misdemeanor offense of placing a false or facsimile bomb.
There was a great deal of excitement today when an In-N-Out Burger “Coming Soon” banner was draped across what used to be an ADIDAS store on Telegraph Ave. in Berkeley,
Talk show host Jimmy Kimmel and a professional stunt-woman shot the “Worst Twerk Fail Ever-Girl Catches Fire!” viral video two months ago…