Is a "Louder with Crowder" video that shows vacant lots at voter addresses in Nevada and Michigan proof of voter fraud? No, that's not true: Lead Stories dug into the Nevada data and found at least two types of mistakes. In some instances
A video has been viewed thousands of times in multiple posts on Facebook and YouTube alongside a claim it shows a fire at a car park in Singapore. The claim is false: the video actually shows a fire in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur.
A video has been viewed thousands of times in multiple social media posts and news reports that claim it shows a Singapore Airlines flight almost colliding with an unidentified flying object (UFO) moments before landing at Zurich Airport in 2021. The c
Did a woman receive news of her husband's death, as well as his last message to her, phrase by phrase, delivered by a detail of soldiers who tore pages off a large easel-size pad of paper? No, that's not true: These actors are role-playin
A video has been viewed thousands of times on Facebook alongside a claim that it shows the aftermath of floods that hit a residential area on the outskirts of Jakarta in February 2021. The claim is misleading; the scenes in the footage match with video
Seattle Mariners CEO Kevin Mather has resigned after video surfaced of him expressing his views of the club's organizational strategy and opinions about some players.
Was rapper 42 Dugg shot in Atlanta? No, that's not true. 42 Dugg, whose real name is Dion Marquise Hayes, was not one of the victims of a shooting that took place on the set of a music video in Atlanta on Sunday, February 21, 2021. He pos
Was the snow that recently fell across a large portion of the world, notably in Texas and Louisiana in mid-February 2021, an unnatural substance that was made in a lab or by the government? Did it not melt away into water the way that nor
Does a video by an anti-vaccine physician show conclusive scientific evidence that the antibodies produced by the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines will cause severe harm and even death if a vaccinated person is exposed to the
Footage of a wedding party arguing in the street has been circulated in multiple social media posts purporting to show a bride confronting the groom for cheating on her with one of the bridesmaids. This is false; this video clip is actually a scene fr
A video has been shared in multiple Facebook posts and WhatsApp messages alongside a claim it shows a crowded railway station in the Indian port city of Mumbai in February 2021. The posts claim the video shows a huge crowd at the station after subur
A video viewed more than five million times on Facebook and Twitter purports to show a photographer attempting to take photos of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani during a swearing-in ceremony for his second term in 2020. The clip appears to show the phot
Quick Take Evidence of the efficacy of face masks to help control the spread of the novel coronavirus has grown since the start of the pandemic. But a Facebook video, viewed tens of thousands of times, uses false and misleading claims to tell viewers t
https://www.factcheck.org/2021/02/scicheck-video-the-facts-about-fauci-and-masks/ In this video, we exp
A video has been viewed hundreds of thousands of times in multiple posts on Facebook alongside a claim it shows Myanmar’s President Win Myint after he was detained in a military coup on February 1, 2021. The claim is false: the video shows Win My
A video has been viewed tens of thousands of times in multiple Facebook and Twitter posts alongside a claim it shows an Indian farmer trampling on the Indian flag during a protest in Delhi in January 2021. The claim is misleading: the video actually
In this video, we explain how accumulating scientific evidence ultimately led the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to change its guidance on the wearing of face coverings to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of t
Big winter storms in February 2021 left many areas without power in the U.S.
A viral TikTok video asks viewers to put themselves in someone else's shoes.
A video has been viewed more than one hundred thousand times on social media in February 2021 which claims the Philippines changed the name of its biggest international airport in Manila to remove a reference to a former senator. The claim is false
TikTok videos in early 2021 showed a number of people purchasing chocolate birthday cakes from McDonald's, themed with a juggling Ronald McDonald.
Coastal erosion had its moment in the spotlight in early February 2021.
Quick Take A video falsely claims that people receiving authorized COVID-19 vaccines are taking part in a deadly clinical trial and that those administering the doses are war criminals under the Nuremberg Code. That’s bogus. People getting the
A 9-year-old Black girl pepper sprayed by police pleaded “please don’t do this to me” and “it burns” as she waited handcuffed in the back seat of a police cruiser for 16 minutes.
Pigs might not be able to fly, but they can play video games.
Social media posts claimed impeachment prosecutors ignored a key fact.
Social media posts and articles shared more than 100,000 times accuse Democratic Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of exaggerating her experience and misleading viewers of an Instagram livestream because she was not in the US Capitol during the J
A video has been shared thousands of times on Twitter and Facebook, purporting to show former US President Donald A video shared thousands of times on Facebook and Twitter purports to show former US president Donald Trump signing a document featuring t
A video has been viewed thousands of times in multiple posts on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube alongside a claim it shows a boat sinking off the coast of Indonesia’s Bali island in early February 2021. The claim is false: the video has circulated onli
In previously unreleased recordings, the House prosecutors displayed gripping scenes of how close the rioters were to the country’s leaders.
The response under fire of Eugene Goodman and other officers during the Jan. 6 attack was central to the arguments made by impeachment managers.
Prosecutors unveiled chilling new security video in Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, showing the mob of rioters breaking into the Capitol, smashing windows and doors and searching menacingly.
The local Michigan GOP censured Shirkey for pushing false conspiracy theories.
The local Michigan GOP censured Shirkey for pushing false conspiracy theories.
A video of Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has been viewed more than one million times in multiple posts on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube alongside a claim that it shows him being ridiculed by a caller during a live phone-in. The claim is false: th
Videos viewed tens of thousands of times in multiple posts on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter purport to show the aftermath of a major earthquake in the Chinese city of Shanghai on January 31, 2021. The claim is false: the images in the clips show var
A video shared on social media, including by spokesmen from India’s ruling political party, purports to show Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal speaking out in support of controversial agricultural laws that have sparked mass farmers’ protests. H
Does a newly discovered video show late-night deliveries of illegal ballots in Detroit, Michigan? No, that's not true: The ballots were legal votes. The 8 p.m. Election Day deadline was for casting ballots not counting them. The Michigan
A video news report about a fatal shooting of three judges has been viewed tens of thousands of times on Twitter and YouTube alongside a claim that the shooting occured in China in December 2020. The claim is misleading; the video news report in fact
Multiple Facebook posts shared in February 2021 claim police have detained discredited US researcher Judy Mikovits for "discovering evidence that deadly retroviruses are transmitted through vaccines". This is false: Mikovits has not been arrested in