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BAD NEWS – Guess Who Snopes’ Fact Checker REALLY Is — You Won’t Believe It

Snopes.com has long been regarded as the gold standard for fact-checking internet myths, hoaxes, and viral stories. When you see your friends share something that seems kind of crazy, you
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