That Totally Fake Shark Photo Isn’t From Hurricane Harvey (or Any Other Hurricane)

Houston is experiencing catastrophic flooding as the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, which made landfall as a category 4 hurricane on Friday, continues to relentlessly dump rain on the region. Images of heroism and destruction have been making the rounds on Twitter. And so has that damn shark photo. Again. Read More >>

That Viral Photo of Putin 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. Read More >>

Drudge Report Stokes Iran Fears With Fake Missile Photo Featuring Jar Jar Binks

The Drudge Report published a peculiar image on its homepage yesterday, featuring the Star Wars character Jar Jar Binks peeking out over a set of photoshopped ballistic missiles. The headline read “Iran Rattles,” indicating that the story was meant to be taken seriously. Read More >>