The president is casting doubt on Wisconsin’s election results, but every part of his claim is false.
Did an Antifa leader in the 'Pittsburg area' tweet a warning to President Trump that armed Antifa members would block roads in conservative areas unless he conceded to Joe Biden? No, that's not true: A prankster, infamous for trolling the
https://www.theverge.com/2020/11/23/21611927/twitter-show-warning-like-labeled-tweet Ahead of the 2020
Did Donald Trump's older sister, Elizabeth Trump Grau, tweet in support of the president? No, that's not true. The "tweet" was created on a parody account. It's not real. The claim appeared in a post (archived here) by President Trump on
A Facebook post shared more than a hundred times claims to show tweets from US president-elect Joe Biden and former president Barack Obama calling for the release of Ugandan opposition politician Bobi Wine who was detained on November 18, 2020. Howe
There is currently no proof provided that any deceased Pennsylvanian has voted in the 2020 election.
Voting spikes did occur in Wisconsin and other states as ballots were being counted, but for ordinary and predictable reasons.
Did President Donald Trump tweet "WE ARE STILL WINNING!" and urge his followers to check out the Instagram account of a group called True North Politics? No, that's not true: The purported presidential tweet is not real. Trump never tweet
Twitter is launching tweets that disappear in 24 hours, called “Fleets.”
Social media users ridiculed the Texas senator for tweeting about uncounted votes in Puerto Rico.
https://nypost.com/2020/11/13/twitter-has-put-warning-labels-on-300000-election-tweets/ Twitter says it
Two days later the chair tweeted a new and very different message.
President Donald Trump worked to take back an apparent acknowledgement that Joe Biden won the White House and was making clear he would keep trying to overturn the election result.
A photo shared thousands of times on Twitter and claimed to be from a November 14, 2020 rally in Washington, DC to support President Donald Trump after his election defeat is in fact a two-month old image from a flea market in Pennsylvania.
In a tweet, President Donald Trump on Nov. 12 pushed the baseless theory that voting systems deleted millions of votes for him and switched thousands of votes cast for him to his Democratic rival, President-elect Joe Biden. No evidence has been produc
Twitter users believed the tweet was meant to go out via an alternate, fake account to bolster support for Republican causes.
A former Republican official’s allegedly misplaced Twitter message on November 10 2020 led to allegations of online chicanery that culminated in the public outing of an “anti-feminist TV critic” purportedly related to legendary singe
President Donald Trump continued to tweet out baseless claims about vote counting, targeting four states that he has already lost or where he is trailing President-elect Joe Biden.
Hours after US television networks unanimously called the presidential election in Joe Biden’s favor, Donald Trump maintained it was he who had won, citing a falsely-inflated number of votes and suggesting that he was a victim of foul play.
Did White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany start deleting tweets from the days leading up to and following the November 3, 2020, presidential election? No, that's not true: A review of the @PressSec Twitter account shows no evidence
In the two days after Election Day, Twitter has added warning labels to nine of President Donald Trump’s election-related tweets, cautioning the messages “might be misleading.” They are misleading, and in some cases, false. They conti
Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani falsely claimed in a post-Election Day tweet that the president had an unassailable lead in Pennsylvania, a state which could decide who wins the White House. But hours later, more than one million mail-in ballots
It’s been a tough morning for President Donald Trump on Twitter. Between 10 a.m. and noon Eastern, he tweeted five times and had three of his posts labeled by the social media company as potentially “misleading about an election or other civic
A tweet claiming to show a polling violation in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has been retweeted more than 8,000 times on election day. The tweet is misleading; the city’s district attorney’s office said an investigation had shown there was no breach
In a viral tweet, Sean Hannity said that Rep. Ilhan Omar told people “you don’t have to be registered to vote” in Minnesota.Sean Hannity @seanhannityNOT A JOKE: Ilhan Omar Tells Residents ‘You Don’t Have to be Registered t
Did Twitter disable sharing of a tweet from the Philadelphia GOP about "poll watchers"? No, that's not true: There is no warning tag on the code, nor has its visibility been altered. The "<blockquote" mass of code the Twitter user foun
Donald Trump Jr, US President Donald Trump’s eldest son, tweeted that the flu killed 75,000 Americans last year and nearly none this year, suggesting that deaths are being miscounted to “manipulate the truth” about the coronavirus pandemic. This
REVIEW The COVID-19 pandemic introduces an element of uncertainty regarding the dynamics of this year’s flu season. Although scientists expressed concerns about the simultaneous occurrence of the pandemic and the flu, they also observed a curious
"We are not prepared for a pandemic," Biden wrote, several weeks ahead of COVID-19's being identified as an emerging threat.
Did Twitter place a warning about retweeting solely on recent tweets about Joe Biden and fracking? No, that's not true: The new warnings are being added for all Twitter users, not just Biden critics. Twitter automatically warns when the u
On October 21 2020, Twitter user @TeaPainUSA (and many others) shared the following screenshot, which was purportedly a tweet from United States President Donald Trump on the matter of his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani’s just-revealed interactio
The Labour party claimed on Twitter on 14 October that contact tracers working for local authorities are more effective than those employed by Serco, an outsourcing company that runs part of the NHS Test and Trace service in England. Labour tweeted tha
A quote about divisions in society has been shared thousands of times in multiple Facebook posts which claim these are the words of former South African president Nelson Mandela. The claim is false; AFP Fact Check traced the purported quote to a tweet
On October 9 2020, as speculation mounted about United States President Donald Trump’s health following his COVID-19 diagnosis, a purported tweet circulated in screenshot form: The alleged tweet, which was dated October 5 2020, said simply,
C-SPAN said that its political editor Steve Scully, set to moderate the second presidential debate, didn’t initiate a questionable Twitter exchange with Anthony Scaramucci.
There's a tweet for everything, especially when you include the fake ones.
Did Vice President Mike Pence tweet that there was "evidence of Kamala receiving the questions beforehand" about their debate? No, that's not true. A fake Pence tweet claimed Sen. Kamala Harris, the Democratic nominee for vice president,
This is yet another example of the president spreading misinformation over Twitter.
Did Chelsea Clinton tweet in 2018 that she was sick of people harassing former President Barack Obama because he "had the courage of conviction to marry a transsexual" in Michelle Obama? No, that is not true. The tweet is fake. The former
The tweet boosted a false claim about the 2020 Democratic vice presidential nominee.