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FEMA Debunks Hurricane Irma Rumors on New Webpage FEMA Debunks Hurricane Irma Rumors on New Webpage

Accurate information can be the difference between life and death during a hurricane. So FEMA has launched a new webpage in an effort to debunk rumors that people might be hearing about Hurricane Irma as the historic storm barrels down on the US mainland.

Man Who Was Allegedly Stabbed For His Neo-Nazi Haircut Actually Stabbed Himself Man Who Was Allegedly Stabbed For His Neo-Nazi Haircut Actually Stabbed Himself

Remember that guy on Facebook a couple of weeks ago who said he got stabbed by some stranger because he had a “neo-Nazi” haircut? You’re never going to believe this, but the story was total bullshit. He accidentally stabbed himself. And blamed it on a non-existent black guy.

That Famous Watchmen Panel You Keep Seeing This Year Isn't Actually From the Comic That Famous Watchmen Panel You Keep Seeing This Year Isn't Actually From the Comic

I am tired of meme. These tweets. I am tired of being caught in the tangle of their lies.

That Bloody Photo of Steve Bannon Is Totally Fake That Bloody Photo of Steve Bannon Is Totally Fake

Have you seen this photo of White House advisor Steve Bannon? It’s been doing the rounds on Twitter for a few days now. But it’s totally fake. Well, it’s kind of fake. It’s mostly fake. It’s... a bit fake.

That Julian Assange Twitter Account is Fake. No, the Other One. That Julian Assange Twitter Account is Fake. No, the Other One.

Julian Assange sent his first tweet ever from a personal account back in February, and has been tweeting away since. But there’s an imposter account that has been gaining steam recently. How much steam? Donald Trump Jr. just retweeted it.

Fake News of the Mexican Navy Arriving in California Started on a Boating Web Forum Fake News of the Mexican Navy Arriving in California Started on a Boating Web Forum

On July 12th, a member from a popular boating message board posted a photo of some boats he didn’t recognize near Dana Point, a small city on the California coast halfway between LA and San Diego. Someone responded to the post with speculation that it might be the Mexican Navy. And then the internet’s game of…

That Viral Photo of Theresa May With The Scream Painting is Totally Fake That Viral Photo of Theresa May With The Scream Painting is Totally Fake

Have you seen that photo of Theresa May and her fellow Tories in front of the Edvard Munch painting, The Scream? It’s going viral on Twitter at the moment. But sadly, it’s completely fake.

This Photo of the Trump Sons Is Totally Fake This Photo of the Trump Sons Is Totally Fake

Have you seen this photo of Donald Trump’s sons Donald Jr. and Eric? It made me do a double-take recently. But it’s not real. The photo has been altered to make the Trump brothers look like cartoon characters. Or something like that.

That Viral Photo of Putin and Trump is Totally Fake That Viral Photo of Putin and Trump is Totally Fake

Have you seen this viral photo of Russian President Vladimir Putin? It shows the authoritarian leader in the middle of an intense discussion between other world leaders at the G-20. But it’s completely fake. And the fakery has even inspired a meme.

New York Times Falls For That Fake North Korea Twitter Account New York Times Falls For That Fake North Korea Twitter Account

North Korea launched its first ICBM yesterday, putting the world on the brink of nuclear war. But in the rush to get news printed, some journalists were a bit sloppy. The New York Times mistook a tweet from the North Korea parody account DPRK_News as real. And this isn’t the first time news outlets have been suckered…

Video That Putin Shows Oliver Stone of Russians Fighting ISIS is Totally Fake [Updated] Video That Putin Shows Oliver Stone of Russians Fighting ISIS is Totally Fake [Updated]

Have you seen Oliver Stone’s latest documentary, The Putin Interviews? The four-part series is getting a lot of flack in the American press for being a love letter to Vladimir Putin. But there’s one scene in particular that’s now getting extra scrutiny. Putin appears to be helping spread fake news.

Kim Dotcom Says FBI File About Seth Rich Is Fake, But He Won't Delete It From Twitter Kim Dotcom Says FBI File About Seth Rich Is Fake, But He Won't Delete It From Twitter

Have you seen that FBI file, purporting to be about the death of DNC staffer Seth Rich? Kim Dotcom, who thrust himself into the story recently by telling Sean Hannity that he had evidence Rich had sent documents to Wikileaks, published the document on Twitter, helping to spread it online. Dotcom now acknowledges that…

President Trump's Translation Earpiece is Just Really Small President Trump's Translation Earpiece is Just Really Small

President Trump took some heat this weekend after it looked like he wasn’t listening to Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni’s speech at the G7 summit. Gentiloni was speaking in Italian, and Trump, who doesn’t speak Italian, looked like he didn’t have a translation headset on. This isn’t the first time this has…

Trump's Staff Literally Gives Him Fake News That's Printed From the Internet Trump's Staff Literally Gives Him Fake News That's Printed From the Internet

Have you seen that 1977 Time magazine cover proclaiming that you need to prepare for the coming Ice Age? It’s popular on right wing sites that claim climate change is a hoax. But the magazine cover itself is 100 percent fake. Good thing nobody printed it off and showed it to the president though, right?

That Viral Porn Star Shark Bite Video Is Totally Fake That Viral Porn Star Shark Bite Video Is Totally Fake

Shark experts are very upset with porn star Molly Cavalli. Last week, she appeared in a video produced by the live sex site CamSoda in which she claims a shark bit her foot. Based on every piece of confirmable evidence, however, it looks like the video is a complete hoax.

That Viral Video of a Girl Calling Donald Trump a Disgrace is Totally Fake That Viral Video of a Girl Calling Donald Trump a Disgrace is Totally Fake

Have you seen that video of a young girl telling President Trump that he’s “a disgrace to the world”? It’s a satisfying clip for those who believe the president needs to be called out to his face. But the video is completely fake.

This Viral Photo of Bill Nye Talking About Gender is Completely Fake This Viral Photo of Bill Nye Talking About Gender is Completely Fake

Have you seen this screenshot from an old episode of Bill Nye the Science Guy? It shows Nye with the caption, “Gender is determined by your chromosomes.” Alt-right social media users have been posting it because Nye recently said that gender is on a spectrum. But the old image is completely fake.

Social Media Honors Novelist Gabriel García Márquez, Who Died... In 2014 Social Media Honors Novelist Gabriel García Márquez, Who Died... In 2014

Have you seen all the heartfelt remembrances of Gabriel García Márquez, best known for his novel One Hundred Years of Solitude? Yes, García Márquez is dead. But for some reason a lot of people on social media think he died sometime in the past week. The Colombian author died in 2014.

This Video of 'Muslims Celebrating the Paris Terror Attack' Is Totally Fake This Video of 'Muslims Celebrating the Paris Terror Attack' Is Totally Fake

Last night, Paris was struck yet again by a terror attack, killing a police officer and has leaving two other people critically injured. But if you see the video below, purporting to show “a crowd of ‘moderate’ Muslims celebrating the Paris terror attack in London,” don’t believe it. It’s not what it appears to be.

9 More Viral Photos That Are Totally Fake 9 More Viral Photos That Are Totally Fake

We’ve been debunking fake photos at Gizmodo since 2013, but in the year 2017, the fakes seem to be spreading online faster than ever. Here are just a few of the images we’ve seen swirling around the internet lately. And none of them are what they appear to be at first glance.

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