Photo shows the Smokehouse Creek fire in Texas.
Does a video show Dr. Oz being attacked on TV for promoting a supposed three-day diabetes cure? No, that's not true: The footage that purports to be of Dr. Mehmet Oz being beaten up on a TV set stage was a live broadcast of a Ukrainian jo
Did Alexi Navalny's mother Lyudmila publicly accuse the politician's widow Yulia Navalnaya of capitalizing on her son's death? No, that's not true: The purported "address" is an AI-generated fake. Its origin can be traced to a network of
Does a video show Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy doing a crotch-jiggling belly dance in a nude sparkly leotard? No, that's not true: The footage is doctored -- it uses video of Argentinian dancer Pablo Acosta with the head of Zel
Good things come in pairs.
Footage taken from a ‘mock scenario’ on YouTube has been circulating online as if it shows a real emergency alert.
An image shared with a claim that it shows an Israeli soldier who took her own life uses a photo of a soldier who was killed at a checkpoint in 2022.
Does a photograph show the son of Dr. Sebi on trial, purportedly for "spreading health secrets?" No, that's not true: The image of a man in an orange prison outfit is not a real photograph of the "son" of Dr. Sebi, whose real name was Alf
Does a video on social media show a "Hindu Indian man" coming to America and taking a "dump in public"? No, that's not true: The video shows YouTuber Prince Zee, who is not Hindu or Indian, performing one of the many stunts that have earn
Did a guest on "The View" accuse White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre of espousing "bullshit" on an episode of "The View"? No, that's not true: Damon Imani, a social media personality, edited himself into clips of the real Decem
There was an “attempt on Dr. Oz’s life” on TV over his diabetes cure.
Does video footage show Donald Trump shoving a man at Mar-a-Lago, the Florida resort the former president calls home? No, that's not true: Another video of the incident makes clear it was a friendly pat. Additionally, the man who was alle
REVIEW In late February 2024, a flurry of posts appeared on social media platforms like Instagram, revolving around a study newly published in the scientific journal Vaccine. This is part of the Global COVID Vaccine Safety project that analyzed adve
The woman in the video actually has a rare genetic disorder that causes extreme sensitivity to UV light.
Does a post on social media that claims the HAARP ionospheric heater is all over the world show an authentic photo of one? No, that's not true: It's a photo of a long-abandoned Soviet-era radar in Ukraine. Before the 2022 Russian full-sca
A Dutch government spokesperson confirmed the public address system was not taken over during the demonstration.
Donald Trump and Nikki Haley get personal ahead of Saturday’s primary contest.
Footage claiming to show a ship sinking after being targeted by “Yemeni armed forces” actually shows the scuttling of a ship off the coast of Brazil in 2020.
Does a video on social media show immigrants in Canada "forced" to live near busy train tracks in Toronto? No, that's not true: This video was shot in Lagos, the capital of Nigeria, and gained traction online during February 2024. A Niger
“Trump’s hair wig falls off during rally speech!”
Does a photo on social media of a man in a red sweatsuit show a suspect in the shooting that occurred on February 14, 2024 during the Kansas City Chiefs victory parade? No, that's not true: The individual in the photo is Denton Loudermill
Does a video on social media show an authentic 12-year-old child bride with an adult groom in Times Square in New York City? No, that's not true: These two individuals were part of a staged "social experiment" to record reactions from pas
A photograph shows Klaus Schwab nude at the beach.
The footage is actually from Turkey, and shows the demolition of a minaret following an earthquake.
Does a video clip shared by the official account of the State of Israel show 23,000 tons of tents and shelter equipment that were trucked into Gaza since the Hamas attack on Israel on October 7, 2023? No, that's not true: This is a stock
Does a video of minors in provocative clothes show an LGBT parade in Spain? No, that's not true: It was filmed at a carnival. The marchers' troupe aimed to satirize both the right and the left political parties, according to Spanish news
Does a video posted on X show a work crew in China destroying a mosque? No, that's not true: This scene has nothing to do with China because the video shows a mishap that occurred in Adana, Turkey where the minaret of the Gökoğlu Mosque
Does a viral social media post show an authentic memo confirming that then-IRS Commissioner Roscoe Egger instructed his subordinates in 1985 that "every tax paid into the Treasury since 1913, is due and refundable to every citizen and bus
Does a video of U.S. troops stationed in front of the U.S. Capitol show that the American government is preparing for social unrest ahead of the 2024 U.S. presidential election? No, that's not true: The video is from late January 2021. Th
On the Sunday political talk shows, the special counsel’s report on President Joe Biden’s classified document handling was a major discussion topic. But in several cases, guests and hosts offered incomplete or inaccurate descriptions of what the re
The photos have been shared widely on social media in recent days.
Photo shows Taylor Swift wearing an anti-Donald Trump T-shirt.
Did a video shared on social media genuinely show a UFO that was recorded flying over Sweden? No, that's not true: Lead Stories determined that the original clip shared on Instagram was created as part of a school project by 16-year-old S
Does a video shared on social media show authentic news coverage confirming that Disney child stars are genetically engineered humans? No, that's not true: The segment comes from the satirical website The Onion. The video was posted on Th
Do viral photos show World Economic Forum founder Klaus Swab walking in public in tights, garter and what appears to be a woman's swimsuit? No, that's not true: Images in a social media post appear to show a Florida resident. Klaus Schwab
Video shows “Putin refused to acknowledge Netanyahu.”
Hundreds of people have shared footage supposedly showing this on social media.
Incorrect subtitles have been added to the video.
Footage showing an Ocado van engulfed in smoke and flames has been shared online.
After Florida lawmakers proposed lowering the minimum age to buy firearms from 21 to 18, residents opposed to the bill claimed that 18-to-20-year-olds are likelier — sometimes three times likelier — to commit gun homicides. Experts say that’s right.