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2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

What was fake on the Internet this week: Date-rape nail polish, a two...

There is so much fake stuff on the Internet in any given week that we've grown tired of debunking it all.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Pop/Rock, Inventions, Science / Technology, North Carolina State University, Astronomy, Science

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Fake Quotations

Dr. Ben Carson greets a supporter during a book signing event in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Rush Limbaugh, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, US News

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Washington Post

What was fake on the Internet this week: Facebooka s a drug task...

There is so much fake stuff on the Internet in any given week that we've grown tired of debunking it all.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Twitter, Reddit, Startups, Facebook, Social Software

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Global Voices Online

Moscow Shutters 4 McDonalds for Poor Sanitation, But You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet

Russia has closed four McDonald's locations in Moscow for "sanitary violations" in what some say is just another stage of the sanctions war.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Wed Aug 20, 2014

ABA Journal

Fake law firm websites use real lawyer photos, sometimes alter contact info for actual firm's page

A smiling man in a business suit pictured on the Dovernor Chambers website in a wood-paneled office looks like a seasoned legal practitioner, and is.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

CultureMap

Worst baseball pitch ever and why Ice Bucket Challenge isn't for everyone

Editor's note: There's so much that's beautiful, funny, smart and informative on the Internet.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Entertainment

Tue Aug 19, 2014

NOLA.com

Did you hear the stories about Common Core turning kids gay or the abortionplex? Fake news fools pols

The Tea Party of Louisiana , which posted a story on its website about Common Core turning students gay, isn't the first -- and probably won't be the last -- to promote fake news stories to advance its cause.

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Related Topix: Representative John Fleming, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Pop/Rock, Family, Kids, Louisiana, Abortion

Mon Aug 18, 2014

ABC News

Fake 911 Calls Retaliation for Loud Music Spat, Cops Say

A Florida man was arrested and accused of making a series of 911 calls alleging that his neighbor was waving a gun at gay people and even a school bus.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Fri Aug 15, 2014

HON

Beware Fake Ebola Treatments on the Internet, FDA Says

As the death toll in the West Africa Ebola outbreak passes 1,000, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning against products sold online that claim to treat the deadly disease or prevent infection.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Pop/Rock

Medical Daily

Fake Ebola Treatments Are Popping Up On The Internet: The FDA Warns Consumers To Steer Away

Online scammers who sell dietary supplements that claim to treat Ebola are fake and should be reported to the FDA.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Pop/Rock

The Washington Post

What was fake on the Internet this week: Supervolcanoes, Robin...

At left, Justin Bieber. At right, a bear. Neither has anything to do with the other.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Flickr, Pop/Rock, Twitter, Ferguson, MO, Food and Drug Administration

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Ripley and Heanor News

Fake landlord in rent fraud

A fraudster who conned a couple out of 380 by pretending to be a landlord is due to be sentenced.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, World News, Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom, Nottinghamshire County, England,

Matlock Mercury

Fake landlord in rent fraud

A fraudster who conned a couple out of 380 by pretending to be a landlord is due to be sentenced.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, World News, Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom, Nottinghamshire County, England,

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Freshnews

Ready, Set, Launched: iTrueReview's New Mobile App is the Antidote to Fake Reviews

Its brand new mobile app makes it easier than ever for dedicated reviewers to leave their thoughts about restaurants and other businesses that they visit.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Boulder County Business Report

Have you been hacked? Watch for 5 symptoms

If you've ever been affected by a malicious attack, you know how much of a pain it is to get your computer back to normal.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security, Pop/Rock

The Washington Post

What was fake on the Internet this week: $4,000 egg salad and a bird pooping on Putin

There is so much fake stuff on the Internet in any given week that we've grown tired of debunking it all.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Vladimir Putin, Entertainment, Television

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Forbes.com

Are These Fake Facebook Personas Trolling For Real Law-Firm Clients?

Like millions of other people, Rachel Wright jumped on the Facebook wave in September, 2010.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Pop/Rock, New York, Marketing, Social Media Marketing

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Boston.com

10 Fake Reviews for Union Street Guest House in NY

People are furious this week with the Union Street Guest House in Hudson, N.Y. after discovering its policy of fining guests $500 for writing negative reviews on the Internet.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hudson, NY, Startups, Facebook, Dining, Travel

Sun Aug 03, 2014

NBC12

On Your Side Alert: Fake tsunami relief emails

Don't let this email catch you off guard. Crooks even use a religious greeting to try and fool you.

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Related Topix: Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster, Pop/Rock

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Celebrity Dirty Laundry

General Hospital Spoilers: Did Victor Bribe Rafe To Run Patrick Off...

There are so many secrets and mysteries in Port Charles, it is hard to keep track of all of the drama on ABC's soap opera General Hospital .

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Related Topix: General Hospital, Soap Opera, Comedy, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Pop/Rock

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