Whataburger Becomes Latest Victim of Fake News

June 29, 2017

No, the beloved burger chain isn’t shutting down

As President Trump continues to hurl accusations of “fake news!” at various media outlets via Twitter, the latest victim of the fake news epidemic is a decidedly more sympathetic character: beloved burger chain Whataburger.

A pesky fake news article surfaced in recent days proclaiming that the Texas-based fast-food chain would be closing all of its stores as of February 2018, allegedly due to a rash of food poisoning incidents linked to salmonella. A minor social media freakout ensued, but as Public Enemy would say, don’t believe the hype: Whataburger quickly took to