Here's a short run-down of developments the U.S. president (and voters) likely will keep an eye on.
Did Hunga Ha'apai volcano near Tonga erupt January 16, 2022, in an even bigger event than the January 14, 2022, eruption that triggered tsunami warnings worldwide? No, that's not true: No such event was recorded by the geologic services t
On January 13 2022, Trendolizer detected a virally popular blog post, “Biden’s Approval Rating Plummets To Nearly 30% In New Poll” from the site JoePags.com. It was not the first misleading or poorly contexted blog about polling we have
Did President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris visit Area 51 -- a U.S. Air Force facility that has spawned numerous conspiracy theories -- on January 8, 2022, by plane? No, that's not true: Biden and Harris flew to Nevada to att
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The data is being misrepresented to show vaccines degrade the immune system making people vulnerable to AIDS.
Was Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor photographed eating dinner with Democratic politicians including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on January 7, 2022? No, that's not true: Although a newsletter
An article by The Exposé, shared on Facebook, claims that by the end of January 2022 most vaccinated people in Germany will have AIDS. The article uses figures from a now-corrected German government report which seemed to show the case rat
Spoiler alert: Most everyone is sick of hearing “no worries.”
Are there no movie theater listings after January 6, 2022? No, that's not true: At the time of writing, movie theaters in larger markets like New York and Los Angeles had posted showtimes for after Thursday, January 6, 2022. Some theaters
The People's Liberation Army unfurled the Chinese flag along the region of the Galwan Valley that lies in territory controlled by China.
Good riddance to 2021. Let 2022 bring fresh hope.
Misinformation concerning COVID-19 has cost countless lives all over the world.
Only Aldi Australia has made COVID-19 vaccination a requirement for its employees. The supermarket chain has not mandated it in other countries.
Official statistics show that there were at least 15,000 migrant worker deaths between 2010-2020, but there is no reliable data on the cause of death.
The new attack ad by the National Republican Congressional Committee features misleading images and snipped audio.
It stokes fear, incites violence and unnerves communities everywhere. It makes people see reality in a way that others cannot even imagine. While it preys on the most vulnerable, it invades the places we once considered free from harm. No, this is not
Typically, current or former politicians send the opposite message to voters.
Did a new, more-deadly virus arise in August 2021 called "COVID-22"? No, that's not true: social media users grabbed the phrase "COVID-22" from a German news site's interview with an immunologist, causing a worldwide health scare. He used
Is the "Lovers and Friends Festival" lineup a fake? No, that's not true: The music festival is scheduled to take place in Las Vegas in May 2022 with the artists listed on the festival's website. The claim of a fake appeared in a July 30,
It’s time for another “Doctor Who” regeneration.
Did President Joe Biden announce that Americans who are not vaccinated before 2022 will be put into "quarantine camps"? No, that's not true: There is no record of Biden ever saying anything about "quarantine camps" for unvaccinated Americ
Is the Bank of England removing paper money from circulation and moving to the XRP cryptocurrency financial system by September 2022? No, that's not entirely true: Although the Bank of England's paper banknotes will no longer be legal ten
The one-helmet policy was initially adopted in 2013.
The birth years of cartoon characters are subject to some speculation, but 2022 is a sound estimate in George Jetson's case.
“The Ellen DeGeneres Show” has been running for almost 18 years.
Criticism of the HFPA, which puts on the Globes and has been denounced for a lack of diversity and for ethical improprieties, reached such a pitch that Tom Cruise returned his three Globes to the press association's headquarters.
The Unicode Consortium will be rolling out an emoji update sometime in 2022.
On April 27 2021, Trendolizer.com featured a TrendingPolitics.com item titled “UH OH: New Poll Spells Doom For Democrats In The 2022 Midterm Elections” for much of the day — purportedly reporting unfavorable polling data then-recently
Purna Kumbh was held within 11 years because of the favorable astrological position of the "Sun moving into Aries and Jupiter into Aquarius" in 2021.
A video that claims Filipino boxing champion turned politician Manny Pacquiao has been disqualified in the 2022 presidential election has been viewed tens of thousands of times online in March 2021. The claim is false: the Philippine Commission on Ele
An image has been shared hundreds of times in multiple Facebook and YouTube posts in February 2021, purporting to show an edition of The Philippine Star newspaper that reports Sara Buterte, the daughter of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, will run
The Peppa Pig theme park will feature rides, interactive attractions, themed playscapes, water play areas and live shows, officials said.
An illustration of people driving single-occupancy vehicles has been shared thousands of times in multiple posts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram alongside a claim it was created by an Italian artist in 1962 to show what he imagined the world wou
Imagine scooting around in something like a cross between the Segway and the Smart car.
Did the mayor of French capital Paris announce actor Vin Diesel would be banned from entering the city limits starting 2022? No, that's not true: a French satire website disguised as a site offering science news made the claim in a story mean
The 22nd day of the 2nd month of the year 2022 will fall on a Tuesday, thus creating a robust "twosday."
The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly True | Will interest on the debt exceed defense spending by 2022? The hotly contested West Virginia primary for a U.S. Senate seat is now over. But it didn’t take more than a few hours for the general election t
Do respirator masks prescribed to reduce viral spread contain nano-robot parasites called Morgellons? No, that's not true: "Nano" describes structures one billionth of a meter across, which makes the video images impossible, since it show