FACT CHECK: Artwork by American artist goes viral as video of Hurricane Shaheen

A video of what looks like a tornado on a sea facing city is going viral on social media platforms. The 22 second long video is captioned   “Hurricane Shaheen on the shores of Oman..Photographed from Burj Khalifa in Dubai. Amazing videography…. look at the greatness of the Creator.”  Here are some such posts: Facebook Post […]

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An old video falsely being shared as footage from a car accident in which cartoonist Lars Vilks was killed

Controversial Swedish artist Lars Vilks was killed in a car crash on October 4, 2021, after two murder attempts by fanatics following his drawing of the Prophet Mohammed with a dog. Shortly after the death of the provocateur artist at Sweden, a video is circulating on social media platforms claiming it is from the same […]

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Image of a man attempting suicide in 2018 viral as Taliban’s atrocities in present day Afghanistan

Social media has witnessed several misinformation related to the unrest in Afghanistan since August. Amidst this an image showing a man hanging from a pole with a crying child standing by his side is circulating on social media. The social media users claim that the image shows a recent incident from Afghanistan showing the atrocities […]

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“I Am Alive, But In Pain!” Says Safia Ferozi Dismissing Rumors About Her Death…

Ever since the Taliban has taken over Afghanistan, the lives of Afghans have changed for worse. Especially the lives of minorities and women in the country. The short lived period of limited freedom of Afghan women has now come to an end. One such woman was the first female commander in the Afghan Air Force, […]

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FACT CHECK: Applying Coconut Oil on your Legs and Feet Won’t Protect You from Dengue…

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many other seasonal diseases have also created health risks in different part of the country. Dengue fever is one of the most prominent disease among these. Many people lose their life due to Dengue every year. Even today, many states in our country have been experiencing an outbreak of Dengue fever. […]

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FACT CHECK: The Man Seen Hanging On A Black Hawk Helicopter Is A Talib Trying To Hoist A Flag…

A video showing a man dangling on a Black Hawk Helicopter from Kandahar has gone viral and is creating a lot of sensation not only on social media but also on mainstream media. People started sharing this video claiming that it shows another example of cruelty Taliban is inflicting on the Afghans.   However, when Fact […]

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Does inhaling camphor, clove, ajwain and eucalyptus oil help increase the oxygen level?

With the second wave of Covid-19 creating havoc in the country, social media is flooded with unverified and unscientific home remedies.  In one such viral message, it is being claimed that to increase the oxygen level one should inhale camphor, clove, ajwain and eucalyptus oil.  Fact Crescendo received many requests about this message on our […]

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FACT CHECK: This video is not of Talibani Militants celebrating after seizing power in Afghanistan

After the Taliban seized Kabul, various social media posts in connection with Taliban and the present situation in Afghanistan have flooded social media. One such video doing the rounds is of some armed men dancing together during some kind of celebration. It has been claimed that the men in the video are Talibani militants who […]

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FACT CHECK: Old video from Syria shared as woman shot to death by the Taliban recently at Afghanistan

As India celebrated its 75th Independence Day on Sunday, Taliban forces entered the Afghan capital Kabul forcing the incumbent President Ashraf Ghani to flee.  In the aftermath of the fall of Kabul, social media witnessed a flurry of disturbing that went viral in no time. Some of those videos, however, have been debunked as old […]

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FACT CHECK: Old Video from Syria Passed Off as Recent Scenes in Afghanistan…

As India celebrated its 75th Independence Day on Sunday, Taliban forces entered the Afghan capital Kabul forcing the incumbent President Ashraf Ghani to flee the country and thus seizing power in the country. In the aftermath of the fall of Kabul, social media witnessed a flurry of disturbing videos showing desperate Afghans trying to flee […]

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