Much of what you read on Twitter is a hoax: Study
Much of what you read on Twitter is a hoax: Study

 At least 25 percent of all the news that you get on Twitter is fake, says a new study. Also, the study found that 25 percent of all tweets sent are "not credible", reported.

Singapore boy gets `stern warning` for Lee death hoax

A Singaporean boy behind a hoax that triggered premature reports about the death of Singapore`s founding leader Lee Kuan Yew has been let off with a "stern warning" in lieu of charges, police said Tuesday.

Emma Watson's nude pic leak threat a hoax?
Emma Watson's nude pic leak threat a hoax?


New York: The threat to release nude pictures of actress Emma Watson was reportedly a hoax. It is said that this is an attempt to close the image sharing site 4chan, where the hacked, naked photos of female celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence initially appeared.

Narendra Modi wave, a hoax created by BJP: Omar Abdullah

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday said there was no `Modi wave` in India, particularly in his state, and described the BJP assertion as a "hoax".

Alleged Dropbox hack is a hoax

The alleged attack against popular backup service Dropbox by a hacker group appears to be a hoax.

Miley Cyrus victim of swatting for second time

Police were called to the home of singer-actress Miley Cyrus after a hoax caller claimed a crime was underway at the property.

Bomb threat at St Petersburg airport

Around 1,500 people were evacuated from the Pulkovo international airport in Russia`s second largest city of St. Petersburg after a bomb threat, police said Friday.

Bomb hoax delays Bangalore-bound Hampi Express

A bomb threat call which later turned out to be hoax delayed the Bangalore-bound Hampi Express and sparked panic among passengers on Sunday.

Prank caller nabbed by Hyderabad police

An 18-year-old youth, who made hundreds of prank calls giving false information about bombs planted in places such as Andhra Pradesh Assembly, Charminar and hospital over last month, was arrested.

Bomb scare on IndiGo`s Dubai plane

A Dubai-bound IndiGo plane was delayed Friday evening after officials at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here received an anonymous call claiming there was a bomb on the aircraft.

Hoax bomb call creates panic in Charminar

Panic struck Charminar and surrounding areas here on Friday after an anonymous caller claimed that a bomb was placed on the historic monument, police said.

Megan Fox joins Twitter after death hoax

`Transformers` star Megan Fox has joined Twitter and posted her first tweet to prove she is still alive after death hoax.

Two Chinese flights receive bomb threat calls, 1 held over hoax

Chinese flights, including one bound for Tibet, received bomb threat calls, hours after a person was detained in connection with a hoax call.

Kristen Stewart and Rupert Sanders affair an elaborate hoax, say Twihards

Die hard fans of the ‘Twilight’ series are floating conspiracy theories of the Kristen Stewart and Rupert Sanders affair never happening, accusing it of it being a media set up to further the careers of those involved.

K’taka: Bomb threat proves hoax

Authorities went into a tizzy after the Karnataka Public Service Commission building near Vidhana Soudha, the state secretariat, here received a bomb threat call on Saturday, which later turned out to be a hoax.

CBI office gets hoax bomb threat call

A phone call made to CBI`s Anti Corruption Bureau office claimed a bomb planted in the premises would go off around 10 am.

Bomb hoax creates panic in Jaipur

An anonymous call that a bomb has
been planted near a building at Ajmer gate on Thursday, created
panic in the area but it turned out to be a hoax.

Activists slam Syria "Gay Girl" blog hoax

Campaigners said the man had harmed their cause and potentially endangered lives.

`Gay Girl in Damascus’ blog a hoax

A US student based in Scotland has unmasked himself as author of the "Gay Girl in Damascus" blogs.

Bomb hoax in South Delhi

A text message that got circulated over Blackberry phones claiming that a bomb has
been recovered in south Delhi triggered panic but turned out to be a hoax.