A digitally altered image based on a Fox News graphic. A screenshot of a Fox News graphic circulating online has been digitally altered. The image purports to show a poll conducted in Germany by data analytics firm YouGov that asked respondents for the
The WEF has not proposed space bubbles to combat climate change. The forum has only republished a research article that has been misinterpreted.
Is the World Health Organization (WHO) compelling member states, through an amendment to its International Health Regulations, to abandon "the dignity of human beings, the human rights of human beings and fundamental freedoms"? No, that's
The claim relies on a deliberate misrepresentation of an unrelated quote from an interview first shared six months before.
A video shows wreckage of the recent plane crash in Nepal.
Is the "world's largest ship" slowly sinking? No, that's not true: The vessel at the center of this claim is not the largest ship in the world, nor has it sank. A widely viewed Facebook video featured footage of MV Modern Express, a Panam
The World Economic Forum hired “unvaccinated pilots” to fly people into Davos, Switzerland, for its annual meeting for safety reasons.
Klaus Schwab was present at the opening of 2023 World Economic Forum. There are no reports of Schwab having health issues.
Did Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF), ban "vaccinated pilots from transporting World Economic Forum members in and out of Davos due to the safety risk they pose"? No, there's no evidence that'
An image of an Oxfordshire road sign that states drivers are leaving "District 5" has been digitally manipulated.
Is the World Economic Forum (WEF) or its founder and executive chairman, Klaus Schwab, planning a major cyberattack that would effectively shut down "our society as a whole"? No, that's not true: There is no evidence that the WEF or Schwa
The World Economic Forum annual meeting 2022 in Davos, Switzerland.(Photo by Zheng Huansong/Xinhua via Getty Images) Claims are circulating online that the World Economic Forum has called for the decriminalization of pedophilia. These claims are false.
Claims of a satanic deep state are tied to the Qanon conspiracy theory, and there is no evidence to support it.
Did "T-esla" release new cryptocurrency software designed to "cure poverty all over the world"? No, that's not true: This deceptive ad is not associated with Tesla or Elon Musk, the co-founder of the automotive and clean energy company. T
Quotes attributed to the WEF and its co-founder Klaus Schwab circulating on Facebook have been denied by a WEF spokesperson.
The WEF is not imposing climate lockdowns. Rightwing influencer Jack Posobiec misrepresents an opinion piece on the WEF blog.
There is no official announcement about a 1000 peso commemorative note featuring Messi's face being released by Argentina's central bank.
Did the World Economic Forum (WEF) or its founder and executive chairman, Klaus Schwab, tweet or say that "Jesus is the original fake news"? No, that's not true: There is no evidence that the statement is from Schwab or the WEF. The claim
A video claims that the WEF has launched an initiative to stop Christmas traditions—but no such initiative exists.
Did the World Economic Forum declare, as part of a purported campaign to promote public acceptance of pedophilia, that "pedophiles will save humanity"? No, that's not true: No credible evidence exists that the WEF has made any such statem
(Stock photo by Getty Images.) Claims are circulating online that the World Economic Forum has called for pet animals to be slaughtered to combat climate change. These claims are false. The claims appear to originate from two media sources: an
REVIEW During the COVID-19 pandemic, a disinformation narrative unfolded: that the COVID-19 pandemic was planned as a tool to reduce the world population, either due to the virus itself or through the COVID-19 vaccines. Fact-checks repeatedly debunk
Did the World Economic Forum (WEF) issue an order directing the public to bathe once weekly or less as part of an effort to combat climate change and save the planet? No, that's not true: There is no credible evidence that WEF has issued
Did the World Economic Forum (WEF) tweet that "Christmas must be abolished" to fight climate change? No, that's not true: There is no evidence that this is a real tweet and it does not appear on the official WEF Twitter account. The claim
Will the likeness of Lionel Messi, captain of Argentina's national soccer team, be featured on an Argentine 1,000 pesos banknote after the team's win at the 2022 World Cup? No, that's not true: There is no evidence at the time of this wri
Does this short video of a dramatic layered cloud demonstrate "what the end of the world looks like" -- is it an impending scary natural disaster? No, that's not true: While we can't predict what the end of the world will look like, the c
Deepika Padukone unveiled the FIFA World Cup 2022 trophy in her capacity as a brand ambassador of Louis Vuitton, who made the travel case for the cup.
The video is from 2018, when the actor inaugurated showrooms for a jewelry brand. Khan was not a chief guest for the final match at the World Cup.
According to an article on the website Newspunch, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has said that God is dead, that Jesus is "fake news," that WEF leaders have gained divine powers to rule over humanity, and that they will turn humans into gods
While Ronaldo did train at Valdebebas, the photo has been altered to show the same. The original photo is of the athlete in Qatar before a match.
A video of Lionel Messi hugging the national team's chef Antonia Farías was misreported as the striker hugging his mother.
On December 18 2022, a photograph purportedly showing Twitter’s new chief executive officer Elon Musk with Jared Kushner at the World Cup was shared to r/pics, later rising to the top spot on r/all: Elon Musk hanging out with Jared Kus
The FIFA president has made no such announcement. The next FIFA World Cup will be held as per norms after four years in 2026.
Videos and images of Messi wearing a black and gold robe while lifting the trophy at the FIFA World Cup final were falsely shared with communal spin.
Were there zero influenza cases worldwide in 2021 because flu cases were fraudulently recorded as COVID-19 cases? No, that's not true: Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020, flu cases have been categorized separately f
Older images of the stadium under construction are being circulated. The dismantling of Stadium 974 may begin after the World Cup final.
Did Harold Rosenthal, a U.S. Senate aide killed in a 1976 terrorist attack, expose before he died a clandestine Jewish plot to become global "task masters"? No, that's not true: The claim is part of an antisemitic hoax that white supremac
Did U.S. Special Forces arrest World Economic Forum (WEF) Chairman Klaus Schwab because he ordered the genocide of 90 percent of the world's population by forcing them to get vaccinated against COVID-19? No, that's not true: A WEF spokesm
No, the WEF has not called for an initiative to kill pets to fight climate change.
Qatar does support Palestine, but an August 2022 video is being shared to claim the country is making a statement during the ongoing world cup.