Peeking behind the digital curtain

May 29th, 2016

From catfishing to a fake Syrian activist to the supposed death of Mr. T, we’re diving into the world of online hoaxes.

Hoaxed!

May 29th, 2016

The disappearance of Amina Arraf, a gay girl in Damascus

May 29th, 2016

She was a lesbian activist and blogger, writing eloquently and movingly about the war in Syria. She was lauded and brave. The only problem? She wasn’t real.

The unending quest of the Hoax Slayer

May 29th, 2016

Thirteen years ago, Brett Christensen was the victim of an email hoax. Since then, he’s dedicated himself to preventing the same fate for others.

The esports reporter who never existed

May 29th, 2016

Ann Pragg was a rising star and a special esports talent. There was just one small problem.

Confessions of a catfish

May 29th, 2016

I was alone and unloved. So I became someone else.

Why do we keep falling for Internet hoaxes?

May 29th, 2016

Read the fine print, people.

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