Debunking the Starbucks Cup Size Conspiracy - The Real Scoop

Debunking the Starbucks Cup Size Conspiracy - The Real Scoop

PolitiFact investigated a viral claim suggesting that all Starbucks cup sizes hold the same amount of liquid, indicating a potential scam. The claim was spread via an Instagram video where coffee was poured from a tall cup into grande and venti cups, seemingly filling them. To test this, PolitiFact conducted an experiment using water, filling each cup size separately and measuring the contents. The results confirmed that the tall, grande, and venti cups indeed hold different amounts: 12, 16, and 20 ounces respectively, consistent with Starbucks' official size guide. The viral video's implication was thus proven false, categorized under misinformation.

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