Not only were the pictures misleading, but the meme used a broad brush to place blame for supply chain issues.
An image has been shared on social media of a small, bright yellow fish with a trunk-like nose. The picture is captioned “elephant fish”. There are recognised species of fish called elephant fish, or elephantnose fish. While both have impre
The rock star stepped up during the COVID-19 pandemic.
On TikTok and Twitter, opponents of the COVID-19 vaccines have been sharing a table that they claim shows how ineffective vaccines are. One TikTokker, writing in a style designed to thwart efforts to block misinformation, used the table in her video. &
"I'm currently hiding in the bathroom, because every time I try to leave, I start crying again."
The Biden administration is invoking a Trump-era public-health rule to expel more than 1,000 Haitian migrants who have illegally crossed the border in Del Rio, Texas, sending them back to a country reeling from natural disasters and political upheaval.
A nonpolitical moment was made both political and misleading with the use of digital editing software.
The CDC research has several limitations and is only restricted to the Delta variant of COVID-19.
Does this viral video show "rice" being made out of plastic sheets in a factory? No, that's not true: The sheets are not being used to make rice but to make plastic pellets. The claim, which is accompanied by a video, has made the rounds
Does a viral image show two bullets that "collided" during the Battle of Gallipoli? No, that's not true: In addition to the lack of the expected rifling marks on one of the bullets, ballistics experts who reviewed the image were not convi
A video with over 2,000 views on Facebook and which was also sent to us by readers on WhatsApp shows a protester outside an NHS building claiming that it is illegal to vaccinate children without parental consent or a specific court order because of a c
The post led commenters to believe that a large gathering of Christians in St. Louis was ignored by the news media in 2021.
An old video from a London street play to raise concerns about crimes against women has been falsely claimed as the Taliban auctioning Afghan women.
Does a study say fully vaccinated health care workers carry 251 times the viral load of unvaccinated and pose a threat to unvaccinated patients and co-workers? No, that's not true: This is a distortion of what the published paper actually
REVIEW An article published on 24 August 2021 by Children’s Health Defense, an organization that opposes vaccination, claimed that research showed “vaccinated individuals carry 251 times the load of COVID-19 viruses in their nostrils compared to
We don't recommend basing broad and declarative conclusions on two seemingly cherry-picked pictures showing gas prices.
The video was recorded at the Upper Falls at Tahquamenon Falls State Park.
On August 6 2021, Irish broadcaster and verified page “RTÉ 2fm” shared a video captioned “The greatest interview of ALL time. A classic ,” reaching five million views on Facebook Watch and purportedly showing footage of a flig
SciCheck Digest In a viral video, an Indiana physician baselessly claimed that the COVID-19 vaccines, which have been shown to be safe and effective, “fight the virus wrong and let the virus become worse than it would with native infection.”
The same TikTok user who posted the viral video later said that no one was hurt in the incident.
San Diego County Sheriff Bill Gore admitted on August 10 2021 that no medical professionals were involved in the making of a heavily-criticized video his department has claimed showed a deputy “overdosing” on fentanyl. According to the San
In 2015, Paul invited a reporter to photograph him getting a vaccine because he was annoyed that he was "being characterized as someone who’s against vaccines."
“Due to the new ‘delta variant’ California will be mailing in ballots for recall election.”
The “delta” in “delta variant” means “deep sleep.”
Photo shows Laurel Hubbard “winning the women's weight lifting competition” at the Olympics.
It apparently looked more complicated than it was.
It’s safer to be unvaccinated than vaccinated against COVID-19.
“A known antifa member” dressed as a Donald Trump supporter “and caused the Capitol riot” on Jan. 6.
“George Washington mandated smallpox vaccines for the Continental Army.”
SciCheck Digest The Biden administration hasn’t introduced COVID-19 travel restrictions on Americans going to Mexico since the delta variant became dominant in the U.S., and it is enforcing immigration laws at the border. But a meme falsely claim
An image has been widely shared on Facebook, accompanied by a caption which says that the image shows two cheetahs attacking a “gazelle at a time when it was playing with its young children”. The posts say that rather than escape, the anima
SciCheck Digest Scientists consider polymerase chain reaction, or PCR, tests a highly reliable tool for diagnosing COVID-19. But social media posts are misrepresenting a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announcement regarding the event
The videos are oddly satisfying to watch.
At 7 years old, Phantom has achieved TikTok star status.
SciCheck Digest A satire site a month ago published a joke about the Biden administration creating “quarantine camps” for the unvaccinated. Now that fabricated story is circulating online, presented as if it’s real.
On their 14th wedding anniversary, Drew Gottfried surprised his wife, Kayla, with their wedding video that she had never seen and thought was lost forever.
Images of a humongous fungus actually show a Boletus photoshopus.
Different variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19, have emerged since the beginning of the pandemic in 2020. Each variant has specific mutations that make it genetically distinct from other variants and from the precursor (wild-type) vi
The grand building opened in 1928 and was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. In 2012, it became a CVS.