Does this video footage show Russian air attacks on Ukraine? No, that's not true: This video footage dates from May 4, 2020. It shows military planes flying over Moscow, rehearsing for a Victory Day airshow. The shortened clip was reposte
A post on Facebook claims a video which includes a number of different clips depicts Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. It was posted on the morning of 24 February 2022 and at the time of writing has over 19,000 views. The two-minute video contains fi
Is video footage being used in a livestream that purports to show the Russian invasion of Ukraine real? No, that's not true: The livestreamer uses looped footage that includes images of a giant explosion that happened in Tianjin, China in
A video of a ferry rolling violently in a storm was not made during Storm Eunice, as some Facebook posts seemed to claim. The video was posted on Facebook on 18 February 2022, when Storm Eunice made landfall in the UK. One post said “Current situ
“President Biden's Air Force One pilot got fired after this vertical take off.”
There are many incredible videos of the devastating volcanic eruption in Tonga, but this is not one of them.
Video shows China launching an “artificial sun” into space.
Does this video show a failed Chinese airstrike near Taiwan, with planes crashing after they are fired upon? No, that's not true: This footage is from the video game Arma 3. The footage is not real. The claim appeared in a Facebook post (
A video clip shows a failed attempt by China to launch airstrikes near Taiwan.
It's been more than 50 years since we first landed on the moon.
A video shows people in Romania protesting COVID-19 vaccines.
On October 12 and 13 2021, a video titled “Robin Test Footage” spread across social media, often described as a scene from an in-the-works biopic: ROBIN Test Footage Scene from videos A top comment thread on the pos
“New footage” of the events of January 6 2021 began circulating on September 22 2021, appearing alongside a predictable set of claims about the “meaning” of the video: Whatever this is, it is not anything close to a coup or in
Does footage released after the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan show the insurgents using anti-aircraft weaponry? No, that's not true: The footage is from the video game Arma 3. The claim appeared in a Facebook post (archived here) publis
Did the Taliban use a U.S. Blackhawk helicopter to hang a person and then fly over the city of Kandahar with their body suspended by a rope? No, that's not true: This blurry footage shows a helicopter flying with a living person suspended
Does a video posted on Twitter show footage of a suicide bombing outside the Kabul airport in Afghanistan that killed more than 170 people including 13 U.S. service members? No, that's not true: The footage is from an Israeli airstrike th
There is no evidence to suggest that video footage of two members of the public manhandling Whitty is fake.
Several U.S. politicians have spoken to credible media outlets about the riots, and its footage was also released.
Is a video showing helicopters being taken down by rapid missile fire actually footage of the Israeli defense system at work? No, that's not true: The video is taken from the video game ARMA 3, a tactical shooter video game developed by B
A video has been viewed more than a hundred thousand times on Facebook alongside a claim it shows a prominent rebel group in eastern Myanmar shooting down military aircraft in March 2021. The claim is false: the clip, which has circulated online sinc
Facebook posts with a video viewed thousands of times claim to show a flooded hospital in Kenya. The 30-second clip features a profusely leaking roof inside a patient’s room. However, the claim is false: AFP Fact Check found the footage was filmed i
Footage of a man being grabbed and thrown to the ground by an elephant has been shared in multiple Facebook posts, which claim it shows a tourist being attacked in provincial Sri Lanka. The claim is false: the video actually shows an elephant attack
Auguste and Louis Lumière were two French brothers who captured a number of films in the earliest days of motion pictures.
Footage of a white building engulfed with flames has been circulated in social media posts claiming to show an inferno at the legislature in Nigeria’s southeastern city of Owerri in Imo state. However, this is false; the video clip predates the claim
Nigerian separatists are sharing two videos on social media claiming that the footage shows Chinese restaurants serving human penises. The claims come a week after AFP Fact Check debunked a satirical story presented as fact on social media that thousa
Did a nurse save a woman from an abusive boyfriend when the woman secretly passed her a message asking for help? No, that's not true: This scene, designed to look as if it was captured by a security camera, is a staged production using ac
Did mini tsunamis recently hit the resort regions of Spain? No, that's not true on several points. The foreboding clickbait captioning on this video implies that this footage is from an event that just happened -- but it's over a year old
Terrorist group Boko Haram has released a video that includes footage of a mid-air explosion, claiming it shows a Nigerian Air Force jet shot down by insurgents in Borno state. This is false; the exploding aircraft seen in the beginning of the video wa
Did “60 Minutes” selectively edit video footage of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to portray the state’s coronavirus vaccine in a negative light? That’s what DeSantis and some of his supporters are saying. The report by “60 Minutes
A video has been shared in multiple Facebook posts alongside a claim that it shows a person who died “within 15 minutes” of receiving a Covid-19 vaccine. The claim, however, is false: the footage in fact shows a man who collapsed from an unrelated
A video of a muddy graveyard has been shared thousands of times on Facebook alongside the claim that it shows exposed and empty burial plots in a Thailand cemetery. This, according to the claim, is evidence of what Christians refer to as the rapture, a
Footage of students fleeing a building has been shared in multiple Facebook posts alongside a claim that it shows children running from a school where “live virus” Covid-19 vaccines were being forcibly administered to black kids. The claim, however
A video has been viewed hundreds of thousands times in multiple Facebook, Twitter and YouTube posts in March 2021 that claim it shows former US President Donald Trump landing in New York for the first time since leaving the White House. The posts also
A Facebook live stream broadcast on March 10, 2021 purports to show former US president Donald Trump arriving at a parade. The claim is misleading; the footage in fact shows a 2017 Bastille Day parade in Paris, France, where Trump had been invited as a
A video has been viewed hundreds of thousands of times in multiple posts on Facebook, YouTube and TikTok alongside a claim it shows a "surprise visit" by former US President Donald Trump to Switzerland in March 2021. The claim is false: the footage
After a major winter storm hit the US state of Texas in February 2021, a video was shared repeatedly in Facebook and Twitter posts alongside a claim it shows former US President Donald Trump delivering supplies to desperate Texans. The claim is false:
Is this a video "with sound" of the Martian landscape beamed, back to Earth from the Perseverance rover? No, that assumption would be wrong. This video does show the landscape of Mars, and the scenery was captured by a rover, but the scen
A video has been shared thousands of times in posts on Twitter and Chinese video-sharing platform Bilibili purporting to show “precious historical footage” of former Chinese leader Mao Zedong exercising outdoors. The claim is false: the video in fa
A video of a crowd chanting has been viewed thousands of times in multiple posts on Facebook in 2021 alongside a claim it shows people urging Delhi police to beat Indian farmers protesting against new agricultural laws. The claim is false: the foota
Footage of former US President Donald Trump has been viewed tens of thousands of times across social media platforms alongside a claim it shows him giving a defiant televised speech on January 18, 2021, two days before President Joe Biden's inauguratio