Two photos of women weeping amid flood-ravaged homes have been shared in multiple posts on Facebook alongside a claim that it shows the aftermath of Typhoon Vamco, which slammed the Philippines in November 2020. The photos, however, have been shared in
Several images of Sri Lankan buses being submerged in the ocean have been shared on Facebook alongside a claim the vehicles were dumped in the sea after the government failed to sell them at auction. The claim is misleading; the buses have been used
Two photos of Myanmar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi have been shared thousands of times in multiple posts on Facebook alongside a claim they show her raising a three-fingered salute in support of Thai pro-democracy protesters. The claim is false
Two photos have been shared hundreds of times in multiple Facebook and Twitter posts which claim it shows Myanmar’s Religious Affairs Minister attending a large gathering to mark the Prophet Mohammed’s birthday in Yangon, flouting social distancing
Across two centuries, photographs of former actress and model Evelyn Nesbit have been used by the advertising industry to bring in revenue.
Three photos have been shared repeatedly in multiple Facebook and Twitter posts in November 2020 that claim they show an Indian regional party leader being awarded the title of “youngest politician in London”. The claim is false; the photos have ci
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Two photos have been shared repeatedly in multiple Facebook posts alongside a claim they show children who died in flash floods after Typhoon Vamco hit the Philippines 2020. The claim is false: the photos actually show the aftermath of tropical storm W
A photo has been shared repeatedly in multiple posts on Facebook and Twitter in November 2020 that claim it shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan refusing to shake hands with French President Emmanuel Macron. The posts circulated online as t
Photos of dense crowds lining city streets were shared alongside the claim that they depicted the pro-Trump rally that took place in Washington DC on November 14, 2020. While the rally gathered thousands of people in the US capital, some of the photos
Do several photos of the 2016 parade for the Cleveland Cavaliers show an aerial view of supporters of President Trump marching in Washington D.C. on November 14, 2020? No, that's not true. The Cavaliers won their first NBA Championship in
The former talk show host questioned whether the media would focus on Harris' dating history if she were a man.
Two photos — one showing a pen and a pencil lying in a pool of blood and another showing an injured child — have been shared thousands of times in multiple posts on Facebook and Twitter alongside a claim they reveal the aftermath of a bombing
Two images of a dog walking among debris have been shared multiple times on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter alongside a claim that it shows a dog trying to save its owner buried in ruins after an earthquake hit Izmir, Turkey. The claim is misleading; t
A photo album purporting to show Philippine youth leaders wearing communist badges on their clothes has been shared hundreds of times in multiple Facebook posts. But the claim is false: the photos have been doctored to add the hammer-and-sickle symbol.
1/1/1900 is a standard used for any date that is invalid or null. In other words, when the computer cannot read a date properly, 1/1/1900 is used.
A photo purporting to show exhausted health workers in full personal protective equipment has been shared multiple times on Facebook alongside a claim it shows overworked frontline workers in Sri Lanka “at this point in time”. However, the claim
Social media posts claims photos of two political events are a reason not to trust national polls showing a healthy lead for Democratic candidate Joe Biden. But one photo shows a rally for President Donald Trump and the other shows an event in which n
Has a browser bookmark label and the "XRVision Sentinel AI Platform" proved that bloggers found a PornHub account belonging to Hunter Biden that contains images of a family member without her knowledge and permission? No, that's not true.
Three photos of a dark cloud formation in the Thai province of Srisaket have been shared thousands of times on Facebook alongside a claim that they show Typhoon Molave, which slammed parts of Southeast Asia in October 2020. The claim is false; the phot
A picture montage of various wildfires has been shared hundreds of times on Facebook, with claims that it shows farms set on fire in South Africa. While the pictures are genuine, none of the fires happened in South Africa, but rather in the United Sta
Two photos have been shared repeatedly in multiple posts on Facebook alongside a claim they show protesters rallying in the French capital of Paris in October 2020 over the murder of a school teacher who was beheaded in a terrorist attack. The claim i
Six photos have been shared repeatedly in multiple posts on Facebook alongside a claim they show a public execution of a pregnant woman in Pakistan. The claim is false; the photos have actually been captured from a Syrian television drama series
Multiple Facebook posts shared hundreds of times on October 12, 2020 claim to show photos of a tower block in the South Korean city of Ulsan that caught fire shortly after a performance in the city by a Myanmar boy band, Project K. The claim is false;
A photo collage has been shared thousands of times in multiple posts on Facebook and Instagram alongside a claim it shows an accurate comparison between the skyline in Thailand under the prime ministership of Prayut Chan-O-cha and his predecessor Thaks
Did Hunter Biden admit to doing naked video calls on FaceTime and keeping sexually explicit photos of a 14-year-old? No, that's not true. There is no record Hunter Biden has confirmed having done either of those things. The person making
An image making the rounds on Facebook claims to show former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton shaking hands with late al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. This is false: AFP Fact Check found that the image has been doctored to add bin Laden, who was k
Three photos have been shared thousands of times in Facebook posts that claim they show Thai pro-democracy protestors throwing shoes and water bottles at the Queen's motorcade on October 14, 2020. The claim is misleading: an analysis of the photos
Three photos showing the body of a dead policewoman and her identity card have been shared tens of thousands of times in multiple posts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram alongside a claim that she was raped before she was killed. The claim, however,
Three photos have been shared hundreds of times in multiple Facebook posts alongside a claim they show “pothole stickers” laid on roads in Canada in a bid to slow down motorists. The claim is misleading; all three photos have circulated in reports
Two photos have been shared repeatedly in multiple Facebook and Twitter posts alongside a claim they show a Russian-made air defence system that was destroyed in an October 2020 attack on Armenia. The claim is false; the photos have circulated online s
The Fox News host did once vacation with someone rich and famous.
Three photos have been shared hundreds of times in multiple posts on Facebook and Twitter alongside a claim they show a Hindu woman who was assaulted by her extended family for marrying a Muslim man in the south Indian state of Kerala. This claim is mi
Do photos show President Donald Trump with a "neural stimulator device" on his scalp under his hair? No, there's no evidence that's true: Even assuming the photographs are real, which we don't, the images are not suggestive of such a devi
Three photos of Indian actress Rakhi Sawant posing with a Pakistani flag have been shared thousands of times in multiple Facebook and Twitter posts that call for her to be “hanged or exiled” from India. The photographs have been shared without cont
Quick Take Officials in Sonoma County, California, said photos circulating on social media show “old empty envelopes from the November 2018 election” being recycled — not “1,000+ mail-in ballots found in a dumpster,” as so
Three photos have been shared tens of thousands of times in multiple posts on Facebook and Twitter alongside a claim they show the students injured during clashes with police during a protest over unemployment levels in India. However, these photos hav
Posts shared hundreds of thousands of times on social media claim to show the point where the oceans meet in the Gulf of Alaska. This is false; only one of the images was actually taken in the Gulf of Alaska according to the people who took the origina
A Facebook post shared hundreds of times claims that photos taken at a recent government meeting show government ministers failing to comply with their own rules around mask-wearing, social distancing and gathering size at a “COBRA meeting”
An image that appears to show a group of soldiers waving an Indian flag below Mount Kailash, a holy peak in Tibet, has been shared in multiple Facebook and Twitter posts that claim the Indian army has taken a swathe of the mountain range that was previ