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Meme Gets an ‘F’ on College Claims

A popular Facebook post gives readers a false impression about the recent college admissions scandal and the cost of college for immigrants in the United States illegally.

Phony Ben Carson Quote About Public Assistance

An old meme from Ben Carson’s days as a Republican candidate for president is circulating again. But there’s still no evidence that he said, “My mother raised me with no help from the government.”

What Kissinger Has Said About Trump

A post circulating on Facebook wrongly attributes several quotes about President Donald Trump to former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.

Doctored Quote Tied to Rep. Omar

A meme targeting Rep. Ilhan Omar uses an edited quote to cast doubt on her “allegiance” to the United States.

Meme Distorts Facts on Refugees, Social Security

A meme circulating on Facebook gives the false impression that there is no cap on the number of refugees that can be admitted to the U.S., and that Social Security beneficiaries did not receive a cost-of-living increase this year.

Anti-America Image From Iran, Not Michigan

A popular meme wrongly claims that a photo showing protesters advocating the demise of the U.S. was taken in Michigan. The image is from a 2013 rally in Iran.

Fake Elizabeth Warren Quote About Rape

For over two years, memes have been circulating with a picture of Sen. Elizabeth Warren next to a fake, Islamophobic quote condoning rape.

Daylight Saving Time Spoof Story Not Real

A story satirizing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal has been turned into a meme that is circulating without a satire disclaimer. She did not say she wants to repeal daylight saving time because of climate change.