Did Kanye West hide the message ‘I am Lord Voldemort’ in his tweets? No. Here are five more ‘stories’ that fooled the world

The internet rarely lets truth get in the way of a good story, which can spread worldwide before anyone checks the facts. The beached dolphin that died this month while Argentinian sunbathers posed for selfies with it? Already dead when it washed up. Donald Trump’s recently deceased cousin using his obituary to plead with Americans not to vote for “the walking mucus bag”? Tragically, untrue. Last week’s conspiracy theory that Kanye West hid the message “I am Lord Voldemort” in his tweets? Big fat fib. Here are five virals that fooled the world (click on the links to see the images)…

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