Snopes is one of the great Internet arbitrators of whether or not a story is true or false. The site carries a large number of stories that are either true or false, and it clearly identifies which are which for readers.
Snopes is operated by David and Barbara Mikkelson. The site is used as a fact-checking resource for those trying to identify the veracity of the many stories found on the Internet. Snopes classifies stories as true, false or undetermined. The site provides corroborating references to back up its judgment. The site is independently owned and operated and has no affiliation with any third party, including any political or corporate entities.