Recent Blog Posts


4 common Facebook "friend request" scams

20th November 2014
Needless to say, there are plenty of scams on Facebook. Whether its fake giveaways, like-farming pages, phishing attacks and spammy links, you only need to scroll through your newsfeed for a few moments before you come across something suspic ...read more


Did death forget a 179 year old man from India?

20th November 2014
Rumours are circulating social media that a man aged 179 years old by the name of Mashashta Murasi has been discovered in India. The rumours assert that Murasi is a retired cobbler from Northern India, and is now the oldest man wh ...read more


Unsealed PS4 boxes on Facebook.... are a SCAM!

19th November 2014
Posts are circulating Facebook that purport to be giving away unsealed PlayStation 4's because they have been unsealed and thus unfit for sale. The posts request users share the post and Like the page that created the post to ente ...read more


WhatsApp users need to save their accounts?

18th November 2014
Rumours are circulating that claim users of popular messaging app WhatsApp are required to pass on a message to a number of their contacts to keep their account active. A number of recent variants of this message can be seen below. ...read more


Recent Articles


Man sues Red Bull because it didn’t give him wings?

9 Oct 2014
Rumours are circulating across the Internet that a man is suing energy drink manufacturer Red Bull because despite the claims made in their advertising material, he did not grow wings. The rumours are false and are the result of a real class actio...read more


Are 2014 Federal Tax Refunds being delayed until October 2015?

7 Oct 2014
Rumours are spreading that claim tax refunds in the US are to be delayed by the IRS until at least October 2015. The story is false, and just another fabricated story from serial nonsense-starter The National Report, a website that deals ...read more


Muslims get the UK to ban sniffer dogs?

1 Oct 2014
Rumours are spreading across social media that Muslims have managed to get UK security forces to stop using sniffer dogs at airports and train stations, or that they are campaigning against sniffer dogs because it “offends them”. This seems to...read more


Are KFC banning alcohol-infused wipes?

29 Sep 2014
Rumours are circulating social media that assert popular fried chicken franchise KFC are refusing to sell hand wipes that contain ethanol as alcohol is prohibited by their Halal-only policy. The reports originate from an incident ...read more


ISIS knocking on doors and marking Christian houses

26 Sep 2014
Warnings (below) are spreading that claim terror group ISIS are going around suburbs knocking on doors in a bid to “mark” Christian houses. These warnings assert that the Islamic extremists are posing as charity workers, carrying black books arou...read more