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# hoax - Thursday 26 February, 2015

No, Tesco did not refuse a British soldier service to avoid offending Muslims
# No Offence
# No Offence

No, Tesco did not refuse a British soldier service to avoid offending Muslims

Feb 26th 2015, 3:32 PM 116,882 Views 76 Comments

The store doesn’t even exist.

# hoax - Friday 13 February, 2015

Man arrested over hoax call about person jumping into Waterford river
# Hoax
# Hoax

Man arrested over hoax call about person jumping into Waterford river

Feb 13th 2015, 1:55 PM 12,214 Views 33 Comments

Several units of emergency services were called to help in the search, including the Coast Guard helicopter.

# hoax - Thursday 12 February, 2015

The feminist who aborted her baby because it was a boy? It's likely a hoax
# Calm Down
From The Daily Edge
# Calm Down

The feminist who aborted her baby because it was a boy? It's likely a hoax

Feb 12th 2015, 6:00 PM 4,483 Views 6 Comments

The story has gone viral, but all is not as it seems.

# hoax - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

One arrest after mid-air bomb scare on Ryanair plane
# Plane Diverted
# Plane Diverted

One arrest after mid-air bomb scare on Ryanair plane

Feb 10th 2015, 11:09 AM 32,124 Views 19 Comments

Flight FR3326 — which took off from Krakow in Poland shortly before 10pm last night — was diverted to Berlin.

# hoax - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Good news: Facebook is going to start removing fake news stories from your news feed
# Finally
From The Daily Edge
# Finally

Good news: Facebook is going to start removing fake news stories from your news feed

Jan 21st 2015, 11:17 AM 2,657 Views 11 Comments

No more hoaxes clogging up your news feed.

# hoax - Friday 16 January, 2015

Boy who claimed to die and visit heaven admits to making whole thing up
# Hoax
From The Daily Edge
# Hoax

Boy who claimed to die and visit heaven admits to making whole thing up

Jan 16th 2015, 7:30 PM 5,227 Views 7 Comments

Oops.

# hoax - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

McDonald's forced to deny it's getting rid of Big Mac after hoax article goes viral
# Big Mac
From The Daily Edge
# Big Mac

McDonald's forced to deny it's getting rid of Big Mac after hoax article goes viral

Dec 24th 2014, 10:54 AM 2,644 Views 0 Comments

Rumours of its demise have been greatly exaggerated.

# hoax - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Teenager who claimed to make $72 million on stock market admits to making whole thing up
# Hoax
From The Daily Edge
# Hoax

Teenager who claimed to make $72 million on stock market admits to making whole thing up

Dec 16th 2014, 6:45 PM 3,358 Views 1 Comment

The boy who cried Wolf of Wall Street.

# hoax - Thursday 13 November, 2014

That viral 'drunk girl in public' video is probably a hoax
# Hoax
From The Daily Edge
# Hoax

That viral 'drunk girl in public' video is probably a hoax

Nov 13th 2014, 1:45 PM 3,244 Views 3 Comments

One of the men featured in the video claims it was staged.

# hoax - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Macaulay Culkin reacted pretty well to the news of his own death
# Hoax
From The Daily Edge
# Hoax

Macaulay Culkin reacted pretty well to the news of his own death

Nov 9th 2014, 5:00 PM 8,443 Views 4 Comments

A Facebook hoax claimed the actor had been found dead in his New York apartment. He’s actually alive and well.

# hoax - Friday 31 October, 2014

Man who wrote Ebola on Aer Lingus coffee cup set for court appearance
# Aer Scare
# Aer Scare

Man who wrote Ebola on Aer Lingus coffee cup set for court appearance

Oct 31st 2014, 8:08 AM 20,026 Views 0 Comments

The man is believed to have written “Attentione Ebola” on the cup.

# hoax - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Passenger arrested for writing Ebola on an Aer Lingus coffee cup
# Hoax
# Hoax

Passenger arrested for writing Ebola on an Aer Lingus coffee cup

Oct 30th 2014, 5:05 PM 37,997 Views 55 Comments

Two female passengers and a male passenger were arrested at the scene.

# hoax - Monday 20 October, 2014

It's all right, everyone - Banksy hasn't been arrested
# Street Art
From The Daily Edge
# Street Art

It's all right, everyone - Banksy hasn't been arrested

Oct 20th 2014, 2:47 PM 9,828 Views 0 Comments

It was all a hoax. A hoax that fooled a lot of people.

# hoax - Friday 17 October, 2014

This footballer's mortifying Twitter porn gaffe is going viral... but it's a hoax
# Hoax
From The Daily Edge
# Hoax

This footballer's mortifying Twitter porn gaffe is going viral... but it's a hoax

Oct 17th 2014, 9:13 AM 15,395 Views 9 Comments

Dele Adebola appeared to tweet a link to porn, and then be unable to delete it.

# hoax - Thursday 16 October, 2014

The internet went crazy for this photo of the 'ebola puppy'. Only problem? It's fake
# Ebola Puppy
From The Daily Edge
# Ebola Puppy

The internet went crazy for this photo of the 'ebola puppy'. Only problem? It's fake

Oct 16th 2014, 2:56 PM 4,173 Views 0 Comments

Will the real ebola puppy please stand up?

# hoax - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

The 'three-boobed woman' has been revealed as a fake
# Jasmine Tridevil
From The Daily Edge
# Jasmine Tridevil

The 'three-boobed woman' has been revealed as a fake

Sep 24th 2014, 7:47 AM 5,020 Views 2 Comments

TMZ claim her baggage was stolen from a Florida airport, and it contained something very interesting…

# hoax - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

That 'three-boobed woman' the internet is obsessed with? It's likely a hoax
# Hoax
From The Daily Edge
# Hoax

That 'three-boobed woman' the internet is obsessed with? It's likely a hoax

Sep 23rd 2014, 3:30 PM 48,055 Views 40 Comments

Jasmine Tridevil claimed to have spent $20,000 on getting a third breast.

# hoax - Monday 1 September, 2014

Terrorist attack warning goes viral, London police say 'It's a complete hoax'
# Keep Calm And Carry On
# Keep Calm And Carry On

Terrorist attack warning goes viral, London police say 'It's a complete hoax'

Sep 1st 2014, 10:40 AM 19,839 Views 39 Comments

The fake alert comes after the UK’s terror threat level was raised to “severe”

# hoax - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

A satirical news article fooled the internet into thinking Breaking Bad was returning
# Hoax
From The Daily Edge
# Hoax

A satirical news article fooled the internet into thinking Breaking Bad was returning

Aug 27th 2014, 3:37 PM 2,237 Views 4 Comments

D’oh.

# hoax - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

How this horrifying Ice Bucket Challenge fail became a viral death hoax
# Alive And Well
From The Daily Edge
# Alive And Well

How this horrifying Ice Bucket Challenge fail became a viral death hoax

Aug 26th 2014, 1:08 PM 69,644 Views 28 Comments

Therese Todd didn’t die. And she’s not called Nancy Oley.

# hoax - Friday 22 August, 2014

Second bomb hoax in Derry in 48 hours after van hijacked and ordered to drive to city centre
# Security Alert
# Security Alert

Second bomb hoax in Derry in 48 hours after van hijacked and ordered to drive to city centre

Aug 22nd 2014, 8:42 AM 4,880 Views 22 Comments

The driver abandoned the van at Fanad Drive where he alerted police.

# hoax - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Van driver told bomb is a hoax after masked men told him to drive it to a police station
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Van driver told bomb is a hoax after masked men told him to drive it to a police station

Aug 20th 2014, 10:09 PM 8,971 Views 6 Comments

The PSNI have described the incident as ‘frightening’.

# hoax - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Actress fools everyone into believing she removed ribs to gain slimmer waist
# Prime Rib
From The Daily Edge
# Prime Rib

Actress fools everyone into believing she removed ribs to gain slimmer waist

Aug 14th 2014, 5:59 PM 43,287 Views 29 Comments

The Mexican star had long been subject to rumours.

# hoax - Sunday 10 August, 2014

6 pieces of indisputable proof that you can't believe everything you read on the internet
# Facepalm
From The Daily Edge
# Facepalm

6 pieces of indisputable proof that you can't believe everything you read on the internet

Aug 10th 2014, 8:15 PM 49,937 Views 28 Comments

Not everyone on the internet is out to help you.

# hoax - Thursday 7 August, 2014

17-year-old arrested for 'phoning in a bomb threat' to Las Vegas from 9,000km away
# Long Distance
# Long Distance

17-year-old arrested for 'phoning in a bomb threat' to Las Vegas from 9,000km away

Aug 7th 2014, 7:48 PM 17,013 Views 34 Comments

The teenager was arrested in London one hour after claiming there was a bomb under a car on the Las Vegas strip.

# hoax - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Little girl kicked out of KFC over scars was a hoax, investigators claim
# Victoria's Victories
From The Daily Edge
# Victoria's Victories

Little girl kicked out of KFC over scars was a hoax, investigators claim

Jun 24th 2014, 10:28 AM 8,163 Views 4 Comments

KFC launched a private investigation to look into claims.

# hoax - Monday 16 June, 2014

A Facebook page duped almost a million people with a Ryan Gosling adoption hoax
# Baby Daddy
From The Daily Edge
# Baby Daddy

A Facebook page duped almost a million people with a Ryan Gosling adoption hoax

Jun 16th 2014, 12:41 PM 4,410 Views 0 Comments

Hey girl, it’s a hoax.

# hoax - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Man arrested after hoax device found on doorstep of Dublin house
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Man arrested after hoax device found on doorstep of Dublin house

Jun 10th 2014, 5:00 PM 12,834 Views 6 Comments

The device was found on the doorstep of a house early this morning.

# hoax - Sunday 27 April, 2014

What's CodeBabes and why is the internet so angry about it?
# Coderbabes
From The Daily Edge
# Coderbabes

What's CodeBabes and why is the internet so angry about it?

Apr 27th 2014, 12:50 PM 9,085 Views 1 Comment

Stop the web, we’re going backwards.

# hoax - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Ryan Tubridy responds to spoof death article with a cheery selfie
# Careless Whispers
From The Daily Edge
# Careless Whispers

Ryan Tubridy responds to spoof death article with a cheery selfie

Apr 23rd 2014, 12:27 PM 6,804 Views 2 Comments

Yesterday, Waterford Whispers “reported” that he was found “dead inside”. Don’t worry though, he’s all right.

# hoax - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Dozens of teenagers are now tweeting bomb threats to American Airlines
# Hoax
From The Daily Edge
# Hoax

Dozens of teenagers are now tweeting bomb threats to American Airlines

Apr 15th 2014, 6:50 PM 36,036 Views 63 Comments

Yes, it’s a thing.

# hoax - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Package with 'white powder and a swastika' sent to Alan Shatter's home
# Alert
# Alert

Package with 'white powder and a swastika' sent to Alan Shatter's home

Apr 2nd 2014, 12:20 PM 23,992 Views 215 Comments

In the Dáil, the Taoiseach said the anti-Semitic material sent to Shatter’s home was “a new low”. Several members of the gardaí and the Defence Forces were on the scene in Ballinteer, south Dublin earlier today.

# hoax - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Man charged with planting hoax bombs and calling in fake threats
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Man charged with planting hoax bombs and calling in fake threats

Feb 25th 2014, 8:30 PM 6,888 Views 0 Comments

The 19-year-old was arrested yesterday in Craigavon, County Armagh.

# hoax - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Here's how Ireland reacted to the hoax bikini bridge trend
# Bikinibridge
From The Daily Edge
# Bikinibridge

Here's how Ireland reacted to the hoax bikini bridge trend

Jan 9th 2014, 11:57 AM 11,145 Views 3 Comments

We’re not bothered, really.

# hoax - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Video of Fox reporter's inappropriate remarks towards missing woman a fake
# Hoax
From The Daily Edge
# Hoax

Video of Fox reporter's inappropriate remarks towards missing woman a fake

Jan 8th 2014, 1:44 PM 2,571 Views 0 Comments

Many were duped by the shocking video.

# hoax - Sunday 5 January, 2014

Here's how you can tell whether an image is real or fake
# Hoax
# Hoax

Here's how you can tell whether an image is real or fake

Jan 5th 2014, 9:45 AM 44,806 Views 25 Comments

If an image looks too amazing to be true, chances are it probably is.

# hoax - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Lisa McInerney: The Paris-Mandela hoax is a perfect sign of the times
# Opinion
# Opinion

Lisa McInerney: The Paris-Mandela hoax is a perfect sign of the times

Dec 8th 2013, 7:30 PM 37 Views 51 Comments

Is it just a readiness to believe the worst, born of begrudgery, that allows us to fall for outrageous celebrity quotes?

# hoax - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Viral 'homophobic' receipt is a fake, say the people alleged to have written it
# Whodunnit?
From The Daily Edge
# Whodunnit?

Viral 'homophobic' receipt is a fake, say the people alleged to have written it

Nov 26th 2013, 11:26 AM 5,997 Views 1 Comment

So who wrote the note? Hmm.

# hoax - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Groom who called in bomb threat before his wedding jailed for one year
# Cold Feet
From The Daily Edge
# Cold Feet

Groom who called in bomb threat before his wedding jailed for one year

Oct 22nd 2013, 6:00 PM 40,635 Views 61 Comments

He’d forgotten to fill out all the paperwork, and tried to delay the event.

# hoax - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Is this the new Jurassic World trailer?
# Jurassic Hoax
From The Daily Edge
# Jurassic Hoax

Is this the new Jurassic World trailer?

Sep 12th 2013, 1:02 PM 1,119 Views 3 Comments

Well, no, it’s not, but many were fooled.