SAN DIEGO, Sept. 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Snopes, the world's leading fact-checking site, today announced that two of its shareholders, Chris Richmond and Drew Schoentrup, have acquired 100% of the company. The relationship with the company starte
Snopes wasn't trying to make a statement when it announced the end of its partnership with Facebook last week. David Mikkelson, founder of the fact-checking organization, said there was a reason Snopes announced the breakup on a Friday afternoon, whic
1950s western television series Trackdown was published to YouTube, along with the claim that it "predicted Donald Trump" by featuring a snake oil salesman character named "Trump" who claimed that only he could prevent the end of the world ... by building a wall around the town. Snopes verified http://www.snopes.com/trackdown-trump-character-wall/. The character Trump even threatens to sue a person for defamation at one point for denying his prediction and about building a wall.