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#Conspiracy Theory

# conspiracy-theory - Sunday 18 April, 2021

'I hung up for the last time': How I lost my partner to conspiracy theories
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I hung up for the last time': How I lost my partner to conspiracy theories

Apr 18th 2021, 12:05 AM 91,137 Views 0 Comments

Our reader documents her relationship with a partner who became an advocate of online conspiracy theories.

# conspiracy-theory - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Twitter suspends 70,000 accounts linked to QAnon conspiracy
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Twitter suspends 70,000 accounts linked to QAnon conspiracy

Jan 12th 2021, 8:06 AM 30,512 Views 62 Comments

The social network began suspending accounts last Friday.

# conspiracy-theory - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

QAnon: What is this conspiracy and why has Facebook banned it?
# Conspiracy Theory
# Conspiracy Theory

QAnon: What is this conspiracy and why has Facebook banned it?

Oct 7th 2020, 12:17 PM 38,738 Views 33 Comments

More time on the Internet due to the pandemic, coupled with Facebook’s recommendation algorithms, has added fuel to the QAnon fire.

# conspiracy-theory - Thursday 20 August, 2020

'People that love our country': Trump praises the supporters of conspiracy theory QAnon
# Baseless Theory
# Baseless Theory

'People that love our country': Trump praises the supporters of conspiracy theory QAnon

Aug 20th 2020, 7:45 AM 42,610 Views 118 Comments

The baseless theory suggests the US President is saving the nation from a satanic cult of child sex traffickers.

# conspiracy-theory - Friday 29 May, 2020

Debunked: No, Bill Gates, Melinda Gates, Anthony Fauci and the WHO are not being charged with genocide
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunked: No, Bill Gates, Melinda Gates, Anthony Fauci and the WHO are not being charged with genocide

May 29th 2020, 3:26 PM 57,047 Views 86 Comments

The false message being shared on Facebook claims they are due to appear before a human rights tribunal next week.

# conspiracy-theory - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

Mast destruction: How community opposition paved the way for the 5G coronavirus hoax
# Conspiracy Theory
# Conspiracy Theory

Mast destruction: How community opposition paved the way for the 5G coronavirus hoax

Apr 15th 2020, 12:05 AM 43,138 Views 191 Comments

The 21st-century conspiracy has its roots in decades-old fears about mobile infrastructure.

# conspiracy-theory - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Alex Jones and Infowars banned from Facebook
# Conspiracy Theory
# Conspiracy Theory

Alex Jones and Infowars banned from Facebook

May 2nd 2019, 10:54 PM 33,200 Views 192 Comments

Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam was also banned.

# conspiracy-theory - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

A conspiracy theory about Anne Hathaway, her husband and Shakespeare is spooking Twitter
# Conspiracy Theory
From The Daily Edge
# Conspiracy Theory

A conspiracy theory about Anne Hathaway, her husband and Shakespeare is spooking Twitter

Jul 4th 2018, 1:43 PM 41,649 Views 12 Comments

Millneials are gripped by this freaky theory.

# conspiracy-theory - Thursday 19 October, 2017

People on Twitter are convinced that Trump has been bringing a Melania body double around with him
# Conspiracy Theory
From The Daily Edge
# Conspiracy Theory

People on Twitter are convinced that Trump has been bringing a Melania body double around with him

Oct 19th 2017, 7:50 AM 12,464 Views 2 Comments

In 2017, could we honestly rule this out?

# conspiracy-theory - Friday 11 August, 2017

8 excellent fan theories about movies and TV shows that could actually be true
# Fan Theory
From The Daily Edge
# Fan Theory

8 excellent fan theories about movies and TV shows that could actually be true

Aug 11th 2017, 9:00 PM 15,817 Views 3 Comments

*thinking face*

# conspiracy-theory - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

People think Starbucks is spelling your name wrong on purpose
# Wake Up Sheeple
From The Daily Edge
# Wake Up Sheeple

People think Starbucks is spelling your name wrong on purpose

Dec 14th 2016, 10:02 PM 4,720 Views 3 Comments

It’s a CONSPIRACY.

# conspiracy-theory - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Donald Trump claims his rival's father helped the man who assassinated JFK
# Conspiracy Theory
# Conspiracy Theory

Donald Trump claims his rival's father helped the man who assassinated JFK

May 3rd 2016, 3:30 PM 24,176 Views 55 Comments

Trump repeated a tabloid claim that Rafael Cruz handed out leaflets with Lee Harvey Oswald

# conspiracy-theory - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

The internet thinks that the whole Apple/Taylor Swift debacle was a publicity stunt
# Conspiracy Theory
From The Daily Edge
# Conspiracy Theory

The internet thinks that the whole Apple/Taylor Swift debacle was a publicity stunt

Jun 23rd 2015, 11:50 AM 3,878 Views 0 Comments

WAKE UP, SHEEPLE.

# conspiracy-theory - Thursday 2 April, 2015

A British paper reacted in a novel way to not being allowed report 'sensitive' parts of a terror trial...
# Conspiracy Theory
# Conspiracy Theory

A British paper reacted in a novel way to not being allowed report 'sensitive' parts of a terror trial...

Apr 2nd 2015, 9:38 AM 20,998 Views 27 Comments

…by printing the relevant information anyway and then blanking it out CIA style.

# conspiracy-theory - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Ander Herrera's Manchester United move: what made the deal collapse
# Conspiracy Theory
From The42
# Conspiracy Theory

Ander Herrera's Manchester United move: what made the deal collapse

Sep 3rd 2013, 9:16 PM 9,449 Views 20 Comments

Three lawyers were not imposters, Spanish league sources say.

# conspiracy-theory - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

'Referees have it in for Kilkenny this year' says former star Martin Comerford
# Conspiracy Theory
From The42
# Conspiracy Theory

'Referees have it in for Kilkenny this year' says former star Martin Comerford

Aug 21st 2013, 12:57 PM 3,550 Views 63 Comments

The five-time All-Ireland winner feels Henry Shefflin’s red card against Cork is the tip of an unfair iceberg.

# conspiracy-theory - Friday 16 August, 2013

CIA papers reveal that Area 51 does exist
# THE TRUTH IS OUT THERE
# THE TRUTH IS OUT THERE

CIA papers reveal that Area 51 does exist

Aug 16th 2013, 10:26 PM 23,438 Views 121 Comments

Declassified CIA documents provide proof that Area 51 is a real place, but there is no mention of UFOs.

# conspiracy-theory - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Mayo 'colluding' with Monaghan, claims Donegal coach Rory Gallagher
# Conspiracy Theory
From The42
# Conspiracy Theory

Mayo 'colluding' with Monaghan, claims Donegal coach Rory Gallagher

Aug 1st 2013, 1:06 PM 6,281 Views 26 Comments

The Farney have named their starting XV for the Tyrone clash, meanwhile.

# conspiracy-theory - Friday 15 February, 2013

6 reasons Roy Keane and Tommy Tiernan are the same person
# Conspiracy Theory
From The42
# Conspiracy Theory

6 reasons Roy Keane and Tommy Tiernan are the same person

Feb 15th 2013, 8:00 PM 21,048 Views 22 Comments

Have you ever seen them in the same room, The Internet? Well?

# conspiracy-theory - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Here's your Lionel Messi conspiracy theory pic of the day
# Scheme
From The42
# Scheme

Here's your Lionel Messi conspiracy theory pic of the day

Oct 2nd 2012, 6:55 PM 1,558 Views 0 Comments

The Portuguese media have come up with an innovative idea, as Benfica bid to stop the Argentinian superstar.

# conspiracy-theory - Saturday 23 June, 2012

8 sporting events that conspiracy theorists think were rigged
# Fixed
From The42
# Fixed

8 sporting events that conspiracy theorists think were rigged

Jun 23rd 2012, 10:03 AM 2,055 Views 1 Comment

Was it the one-armed man? Or the second shooter on the grassy knoll. We weigh up the facts.

# conspiracy-theory - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

WATCH: Is this why Bayern Munich didn’t win the Champions League?
# Suspicious Minds
From The42
# Suspicious Minds

WATCH: Is this why Bayern Munich didn’t win the Champions League?

May 23rd 2012, 10:00 PM 1,569 Views 2 Comments

There was something fortuitous about Chelsea’s Champions League victory other than their penalty kick success.

# conspiracy-theory - Saturday 13 August, 2011

Column: Why conspiracy theories are still alive, ten years after 9/11
# 9/11
# 9/11

Column: Why conspiracy theories are still alive, ten years after 9/11

Aug 13th 2011, 6:03 PM 854 Views 104 Comments

As the tenth anniversary of the attack approaches, Tamara Lush explores why many still believe it was an inside job.

# conspiracy-theory - Monday 11 April, 2011

Declassified FBI files tell of UFO sightings in Utah and New Mexico From The Daily Edge
Live Apr 11th 2011, 1:02 PM

Declassified FBI files tell of UFO sightings in Utah and New Mexico

# conspiracy-theory - Saturday 22 January, 2011

THAT Jim Corr appearance on the Late Late Show
# The Late Late Show
From The Daily Edge
# The Late Late Show

THAT Jim Corr appearance on the Late Late Show

Jan 22nd 2011, 10:09 AM 13,199 Views 0 Comments

You might have missed it, but people are talking – so here’s the full 14 minutes of Jim Corr’s spot on the Late Late Show.