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The week in fake news: This stuff didn’t happen, but it sure went viral on social media

The week in fake news: This stuff didn’t happen, but it sure went viral on social media

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: — — — Study didn’t show COVID-19 vaccines ‘hurt’ immunity Claim: A new study …

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40,000 Fake Tickets at the Champions League Final? It Was Really 2,589.

40,000 Fake Tickets at the Champions League Final? It Was Really 2,589.

One of the main claims pushed by French officials to explain the chaotic crowd scenes that created a dangerous crush of fans outside last weekend’s Champions League final near Paris has been that tens of thousands of people arrived at the match bearing fake tickets. France’s interior minister, Gérald Darmanin, has claimed as many as …

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