The fact checking site never fact checked itself – as their co-founder plagiarized dozens of articles and wrote fake content under a pseudonym.

A BuzzFeed investigation, along with an internal Snopes investigation, has revealed dozens of plagiarized stories by company CEO David Mikkelson.

Source: A Note From Snopes Writers About Co-Founder’s Plagiarism |

The irony of a fact checking “misinformation” detecting web site being full of fake articles and bylines.

They have confirmed the allegations but have not fired the co-founder. May be he can get Chris Cuomo’s or Michael Avenatti’s job at CNN?

I won’t be spending much time on Snopes anymore as they have self identified as a fake news service.

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