"Finally," one TikTok user exclaimed.
This video was misunderstood when it first went viral in 2014.
Digital editing isn't the only method to create an interesting image.
Is there a car hack that can save your life -- a secret button behind the flap covering the gas tank that can unlock the doors? No, that's not true: A video posted to a satire website claims to show a trick to help a woman who locked her
Does a University of Miami study confirm that COVID-19 vaccines will affect men's production of sperm? No, that's not true: The Miami study looked at sperm counts of men infected and killed by COVID, not those of vaccinated men. The Insta
Does the latest "X22 Report" video contain only true and accurate claims? No, that's not true: The video recycles falsehoods circulated by QAnon conspiracy theorists and contradicted by credible publicly available documentation. Among the
Did a child in Gaza capture a video of members of Hamas, a Palestinian political and militant group, driving a truck loaded with rocket launchers through a residential street in Gaza? No, that's not true: The video, which first appeared i
Multiple videos seen thousands of times across social media claim to show magnets sticking to peoples’ arms after they’ve been vaccinated against Covid-19. These videos don’t prove that the contents of the vaccine are magnetic,
Is a disclaimer in a foreign language still a disclaimer?
https://factcheck.thedispatch.com/p/does-the-covid-vaccines-cause-miscarriages A viral social media pos
Does a video show a "terrible gas driver"? No, that's not true: The truck shown in the video is not a gas truck, it is a truck from a company that cleans sewers. And there's nothing shown in the video to indicate that the driver is anythi
Caleb Kennedy, 16, of South Carolina, was seen in footage sitting next to someone wearing what looked like racist garb.
Does a TikTok video show a large display of Israeli artillery? No, that's not true: The video actually shows video game footage from ARMA 3, a tactical shooter video game originally released in 2013. The claim appeared in a TikTok post (a
Is the scope of the Colonial Pipeline shutdown somehow related to whether states are red or blue? No, that's not true: There's no connection between the shutdown and whether states are Democratic or Republican. The system spans more than
If the gas station is out of gas, can you put diesel in your car as long as you water it down? No, that's not true. "Water and internal combustion gasoline engines are not compatible," Andrew Gross, AAA spokesperson, told Lead Stories. Am
The House Republican leader said Republicans no longer question the legitimacy of President Biden's victory in November.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention moved to ease indoor mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, allowing them to safely stop wearing masks inside in most places.
Social media posts claim Covid-19 inoculations are an elaborate cover for the implantation of microchips, with videos suggesting people’s arms exhibit magnetic properties afterwards. But this is a hoax. The posts are the latest incarnation of a micro
Does a TikTok video featuring multiple launching rockets show the Palestinian political and militant group Hamas launching rockets toward Tel Aviv, Israel during the 2021 hostilities over sites considered holy by Muslims and Jews? No, tha
Did Cristiano Ronaldo refuse to shake hands with the president of Israel? No, that's not true: A post that makes the claim relies on old footage of the soccer star appearing to snub Michel Platini, then-president of the Union of European
A photo of a Snapple bottle cap featuring one of the beverage company’s signature “Real Facts” telling drinkers that former president Donald Trump lost the 2020 election circulated on social media in early May 2021. But the image was likely alter
McDonald's is the latest restaurant chain to announce pay raises, following Chipotle, Olive Garden, and others.
Factually is a newsletter about fact-checking and misinformation from Poynter’s International Fact-Checking Network. Sign up here to receive it on your email every Thursday. Flood the zone FactCheck.org co-founder Kathleen Hall Jamieson sat down with
A video has been viewed thousands of times on Twitter, Facebook and Weibo alongside a claim it shows a Chinese rocket that disintegrated over the Indian Ocean in 2021. The claim is false: the video in fact shows computer-generated imagery created by an
Disneyland recently reopened after being closed for more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A handful of viral clips attempted to further a conspiracy theory about the COVID-19 vaccine.
Does a video show a woman pumping gas into plastic bags at a gas station in May 2021? No, that's not true. The video was filmed at a gas station in Houston in December 2019 -- not amid the gas shortage due to the Colonial Pipeline shutdow
SciCheck Digest Japan only recently adopted guidelines for accepting blood donations from those who have received COVID-19 vaccines. The guidelines are intended to give donors time to get over any side effects from the vaccine. Without providing that c
On May 12 2021, an Imgur post purportedly showed two tweets from all the way back in June 2014 by chain restaurant Jersey Mike’s (@jerseymikes), the first asking “how do you top your sub?”, and the second beginning, “blocked .bl
While India suffered a devastating surge in COVID-19 infections and deaths in 2021, some saw an opportunity for insidious religious propaganda.
On May 12 2021, a screenshot of a tweet by former Labor Secretary Robert Reich appeared across platforms amid a larger discussion around employee treatment and pay by corporations. His tweet contained the claim that American taxpayers subsidized $153,0
The sprint to vaccinate millions of middle and high school students has already started in parts of the country.
Did a woman prove with a short video that the area where she received the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine has become magnetic, or that she was microchipped? No, that's not true: The 20-second long video describes no methodology and does not offer
On April 26 2021, a Facebook user shared an image of a purported “three thousand year old statue found in Cappadocia,” in a post consisting of an image and words — but no additional information. Facebook accounts set to English by def
A viral social media post claims that the COVID-19 vaccines “are causing miscarriages.” The post includes a screenshot of data from what it claims is a list of reports to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System database (VAERS), of pregn
Photos that purport to show Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo posing outside a detention centre where a senator is being held have been shared hundreds of times on Facebook. But the images have been doctored: they originally showed Robredo posing
A graphic attributed to Philippine broadcaster ABS-CBN that features a purported quote from Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has been shared in multiple posts on Facebook and Twitter. The graphic claims that Duterte said he will “punch” Filipin
Is Sony PlayStation "shutting down forever" its PlayStation 3 (PS3) servers on June 3, 2021? No, that's not true: at the time of this writing on May 11, 2021, PlayStation has made no announcement saying that PS3 servers will shut down in
The gem is known to contain traces of uranium.
Did the CDC "admit" that COVID-19 vaccines have killed more Americans than all vaccines since 2001, combined? No, that's not true: the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which monitors vaccine reactions and safety, says the oppos