Video shows “someone who tried to escape Burning Man.”
“CNN just said Cash App went bankrupt and any funds you had in your account would have to be awarded to you through bankruptcy court.”
Amazon is not selling e-scooters for £3 due to storage issues.
“Joan Rivers’ daughter threatens to expose Michelle Obama.”
Former President Barack Obama “reacts to chef’s wife blaming him for the death of her husband Talafi Cambell.”
BBC News reported that British residents “no longer need to work” thanks to an investment project from Elon Musk.
“Biden points and waves to nobody again.”
Video shows President Joe Biden apologizing for flatulence.
Photo shows former President Donald Trump “dancing with a 13-year-old girl” on Jeffrey Epstein’s private island.
A number of Facebook posts wrongly claim a video showed protests in London against the arrest of the former Pakistani Prime Minister earlier this month.
Was basketball superstar Kobe Bryant suing the company behind Black Mamba Hyperrush over their energy supplements' supposed opioid contamination? No, that's not true: Bryant was suing a company in a trademark dispute for using the name Bl
This op-ed was published in commemoration of International Fact-Checking Day, held April 2 each year to recognize the work of fact-checkers worldwide. In the wee hours of Dec. 20, 2019, armed […] The post The laws were supposed to attack ‘fake
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A Facebook post features an image of a dog that was fatally injured in Newport News, Virginia.
Rumors spread on social media alleging a coup attempt was taking place in China, despite having no reputable source.
An image on Facebook shows two contrails.
In June 2022, a long-circulating claim that Big Bird nearly “died in space” on the ill-fated Challenger expedition re-emerged on an Imgur post: On what appeared to be a screenshot of a listicle, Sesame Street‘s Big Bird was shown ne
Did a Yuma County, Arizona, woman plead guilty to a role in a sophisticated ballot trafficking ring that supposedly stole the 2020 presidential election from Donald Trump? No, that's not true: Guillermina Fuentes did plead guilty on June
CNN tweeted a picture of a Serbian resort and said it was in Ukraine.
A 2020 video from the set of a music video filmed in Russia is falsely claimed to be from the ongoing invasion of Ukraine.
Russian President Vladimir Putin “was assassinated.”
Social media users pored over videos that appeared to show the Ukrainian president touching a microphone. What was it all about?
An old image of two aircraft colliding at the RAF Fairford airshow in the U.K. in July 1993 has been misattributed to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
A video on Facebook claiming to show a violent storm and a crane falling in Fratton, in Portsmouth, has almost 1,000 shares. The video was not taken in the UK. It was most likely filmed in Krakow, Poland. The video shows a lot of rubbish swirling aroun
The viral email came at a time when the omicron COVID-19 variant set record highs for new case reports and health leaders changed up isolation regulations.
The U.S. initially sought to fight terrorism in its invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, but later switched focused to "restoring democracy."
Did a cat watch a video of its deceased owner and then show grief? No, that's not true: This video has been digitally altered. It was initially recorded and posted by the cat's owner, Sevilay Deryal, who was very much alive when she shot
Through the final weekly installment, the central government has released the GST compensation shortfall to all the states, including Tamil Nadu.
Was Pope Francis arrested in Vatican City after a supposed blackout and was he indicted for child trafficking and fraud? No, that's not true: there is no evidence for any of this and the claim went viral through a website run by an anonym
Various posts on social media show news footage of a Covid-19 vaccination being given to a patient. After the vaccine is apparently administered, it appears as if the needle has disappeared. Some have suggested that this is evidence that these pa
Is the COVID-19 vaccine only supposed to lessen symptoms, but not stop the spread of infection? No, that's not true: The claim is made without evidence nor reference to scientific research and is being spread by a chiropractor. Chiropract
Did the FBI admit to accidentally destroying the laptop said to have belonged to Hunter Biden? No, that's not true: This is a satirical claim published by a website that trolls conservatives with outrageous false claims. The laptop in que
In November 2019, just after the film Twitter was outraged over news that white actor Julia Roberts was “suggested” by a studio executive to play Harriet Tubman, a black woman and a former slave turned abolitionist hero: Julia Roberts
Quick Take An online story says House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff “are both connected to a Ukrainian arms dealer” through a 2013 fundraiser. But the supposed “Ukrainian arms dealer” owns a California company tha
Is this a real picture that shows President Trump's bald scalp under his hair as it blows in the wind? And does he want it removed from the internet, as the caption claims? No, that's not true: while we can't look into President Trump's head a
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Quick Take A photo circulating online claims to show a young girl being “sold into sexual slavery.” But, according to fact-checking sites in 2014, the picture is from an old video of a child participating in a Quran recitation. Full Story
Quick Take There is no evidence to support social media posts attributing a quote about Nancy Pelosi to former President Ronald Reagan. Full Story When reclaiming her role as speaker of the House, Democratic Rep. Nancy Pelosi invoked Republican Presid
The federal government is heading to a shutdown, if Congress doesn’t pass funding legislation by the time the clock strikes midnight on Sept. 30. We’ll explain what that means and what government services could be affected. What is a g
Did the German public broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) report that Poles have started to rename their Wi-Fi networks to insult Ukrainian refugees in Poland? No, that's not true: Both DW and the Ukrainian government refuted the claim. A Lea