How Snopes Went From Debunking Bigfoot to Battling QAnon

Snopes, the fact-checking site founded in 1995 by a husband and wife team, emerged during a different era of the internet. Back then, misinformation traveled through chain e-mails and the site concerned itself with conspiracy theories that sound practically quaint by today’s standards: Bigfoot sightings; alligators crawling through our sewers; baby spiders that live in a woman’s hairdo and eat her brains.

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