From Fake Vampire News to YouTube Death Hoaxes
With the Balloon Boy still taking flight across all media channels, I’ve decided to compile a cluster of past hateful hoaxes TrendHunter.com has featured. Making headlines or making money, hoaxes will never cease to occur. But with our obsessive need for scandalous news, we are giving, at least some of these deceivers, exactly what they want. Bad publicity is still publicity, right?
New Google Engine Predicts Future Searches
gDay MATE (HOAX)
If Conficker Worm is Not An April Fool's Hoax, 15 Million PCs Could be Inf
Powdered Celebrity Skin
Famous Stardust (Hoax)
Viral Newspapers Hoaxes
1.2 Million 'New York Times' Fakes Handed Out
Email Hoaxes As Stories
‘Cry for Help: 36 Scam email messages from Africa'
Big Brand Hoaxes
BMW Dog Zapper
UPDATE: Cooking Eggs with Mobile Phones a Hoax
YouTube For Hoax Debunking
Is Big Brother Watching? Hidden Camera In Digital TV Converter
Giant Public Turkey Stuffing
The 55 Ft Bird Basting Hoax
Global Warming A Hoax?
GM's Bob Lutz Talks To Colbert
Publicity Stunt Fails
Balloon Boy Saga Becomes the Falcon Heene Hoax
Viral Career Hoaxes
"Best Job in the World" is a Fake Job in Alaska
Get Paid To Lose Weight
Hoax Website Offers $100 Per Pound
The Xbox Shortage Hoax of 2005
Lost Brazilian Tribe Not Real
Cooking With Cellphones
Popcorn Popping Is Another Hoax
Infect Your PC
Hundreds Click on Hoax Google Adsense Virus
Ancient Prank Texts?
The Voynich Manuscript Could Be The Hoax of the Century
Skullphone Fakes Digital Billboard Hijack
Sexy 'Bluetoothing' Hoax Turns into Casual Dating (Sex?) Frenzy
Biggest Drawing is a Fake
Engadget Hoax Drives Apple Stock Down $4 Billion
USB Pregnancy Tests
The p-Teq Hoax
Serero Eiffel Tower Extension (UPDATE)
Le Grande Hoax
Guerrilla Marketing Gone Bad
Boston Hoax Turns Into Million Dollar Mishap
Herman Rosenblat's Holocaust Love Story Exposed as a Hoax
$12000 Cash Only Meal?
The Suffolk Kitchen Knish Hoax
Viral Hoaxes as Art
Gallery Sells Prints of $999.99 iPhone App
Suggestive Weight Loss Products
Is the Shake Weight Real, or Just a Well-Executed Hoax?
Is The EyeCamera 4.1 With Wink and Shoot A Hoax?
Fake Vampire News
Twilight Filipino Adaptation is a Hoax
Video of Banksy's Paris Hilton Hoax
Faux Flying Hotel Sends Bloggers Who Don't Fact Check Into a Frenzy
Black Friday Ad Hoaxes
Best Buy, Future Shop, Circuit City Gift Card Email
Surgery to Tattoo Beating Hearts is a Hoax
Scientists to Reveal Bigfoot and DNA (Proof or Hoax?)
The Chocolate Newborn Hoax
Endangered Hair Color Hoaxes
Redheads Going Extinct?