At its height, the Sabmyk disinformation network had more than 1 million followers across dozens of Telegram channels.
Media Matters for America, a left-leaning media watchdog, said it identified at least 14 ban-evasion channels that were still spreading the baseless conspiracy theory.
A story claiming a person named Bill Gates was detained by police in relation to a "knife incident" has circulated on social media this week. Here's what we know.
Following the publication of a story surrounding the viral "Birds Aren't Real" movement, the organization has clapped back, swearing it is not a comedy project.
A "theory" that all birds are actually surveillance drones is getting attention online, but it very much seems to be a comedy project meant to parody conspiracy theories. The person fronting the movement won't admit it's a gag, though.
Many people have questioned the claims made by Meghan and Harry, but some far-right conspiracy theorists are asking whether the interview actually happened at all.
"About this QAnon Trump inauguration, did anyone check Four Seasons Total Landscaping?" said one Twitter user.
"We spent all day trying to locate the famous QAnon, which, in the end, we learned is not even a website," the Fox News host said on Tuesday night.
An undercover NYPD officer wrote a deathbed confession that accuses the FBI of conspiring to have Malcolm X killed on February 21, 1965.
MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell reportedly urged Dominion Voting Systems to "make my day" after learning that the company would be "imminently" filing a lawsuit against him for making false claims about massive fraud the 2020 presidential election.
While many ex-followers of QAnon abandoned the conspiracy after the so-called 'Storm' never came to pass, others continue to support former President Donald Trump.
Twenty-seven percent of white evangelicals said it was "mostly" or "completely" accurate to say that Trump "has been secretly fighting a group of child sex traffickers that include prominent Democrats and Hollywood elites."
"We need leadership like Liz Cheney, and we need to tell the truth to the American people," the Illinois congressman said in a Thursday statement.
Crazy conspiracies have always been around, but the pandemic has given conspiracists a stage like never before.
David Schoen last saw Jeffrey Epstein eight days before his death when, he says, the convicted sex offender asked him to take on his case.
"What QAnon members experienced yesterday was the equivalent of leaving cookies out for Santa and in the morning, finding them untouched," Kimmel said on Thursday night.
Gen. Hyten, who is the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the country's second highest-ranking military officer, does not have personal social media profiles, his spokesperson said.
While their hero Donald Trump will be out of office, diehard followers of Q's theories are likely to adapt as opposed to giving up.
Lucy Lawless is being called a "bada**" on Twitter for taking down her former co-star Kevin Sorbo and his pro-Trump conspiracy theories.
TikTok users are falsely claiming that Helen Keller either did not exist or was not really deaf and blind.
The GOP senator from Iowa received the COVID-19 vaccine on Sunday despite saying earlier she was "so skeptical" of the coronavirus mortality rate and suggesting health-care workers were faking the number of COVID deaths.
"While you are entitled to your own opinions, Ms. Powell," the company wrote in a letter to Powell, "you are not entitled to your own facts."
Some people responded to Jones' speech by saying he was inciting violence against the president-elect—and that the Secret Service and FBI should know about it.
Wearing a messy blonde wig and sloppy red lipstick, the actor emulated the viral witness video to hilarious effect to show just how ridiculous the testimony was.
According to the Department of Justice, the officers "punched, kneed, and kicked the inmate in the face, head, and body dozens of times."
Videos show protesters upset about the election results, urging that Republican officials are not re-elected for "not explicitly helping Trump to 'stop the steal.'"
The conservative news network's CEO tweeted that President-Elect Joe Biden "should be working on a way to clear all the charges he faces" for voter fraud, despite the fact that most claims about voter fraud have been debunked.
The congresswoman-elect tweeted that masks were "oppressive" to massive backlash, despite wearing a mask herself during her freshmen orientation.