Not Real News – A look at what didn’t happen this week
By Associated Press | Saturday, June 3, 2023, 12:05 a.m.
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FILE - Customers make their way through the parking lot of a Target store Wednesday, May 24, 2023, in Nashville, Tenn. On Friday, June 2, The Associated Press reported on stories circulating online incorrectly claiming photos of a goat-headed store mannequin and a girl wearing a black shirt with a pentagram design show Target is selling a line of satanic-themed children’s clothing. (AP Photo/George Walker IV, File)
FILE - An election worker verifies a ballot on a screen inside the Maricopa County Recorders Office, Nov. 10, 2022, in Phoenix. On Friday, June 2, 2023, The Associated Press reported on stories circulating online incorrectly claiming newly released video shows election officials in Arizona’s Maricopa County illegally conducting “secret” voting equipment tests ahead of last November’s contested midterms. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: