CNBC did NOT publish a report relating the Death of Queen Elizabeth II to Global Climate Change

As Britain mourns the death of Queen Elizabeth II, UK’s longest-serving monarch, world leaders and prominent personalities around the world have been expressing their condolences to the royal family. Social media circles around the world also have been filled with numerous tributes in honor of the inspiring and iconic reign of Queen Elizabeth II which […]

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Pfizer CEO did not say that Pfizer aims to reduce the world population by 50%

The viral video is edited to give a false impression that Albert Bourla said that his company’s goal is to reduce 50% of the population of the world. As the world still struggles to fight Covid-19, doctors, and medical experts urges everyone to vaccinate in order to stand strong against this pandemic. Amidst this, a […]

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Edited image of BBC viral claiming Monkeypox is an airborne disease

BBC has not published the viral message. The image is edited. As World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Monkeypox virus as a global health emergency, a lot of false information is also circulating around the Monkeypox virus. The United States has recently declared it as a national emergency. Amidst this, an image carrying information about […]

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NDTV did NOT reveal that Ex-PM gave money to “The Hindu” reporter to publish about a possible LTTE attack on SL!

Few days ago, Indian newspaper “The Hindu” reported about a possible LTTE attack on Sri Lanka. This news went viral in Sri Lanka with mixed reactions. In this context, a purported screenshot of NDTV online edition has been viral in social media, saying “The Hindu” reporter was given money to publish this news item, by […]

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Prez. Zelensky expressing the “V sign” gesture over Prez. Putin is an Altered Image

Today (March 24) marks one month since Russia started its invasion into Ukraine and misleading photo and video claims continue to get shared virally on social media streams across the world. A picture, for example, showing Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy expressing “V sign” gesture over Russian President Vladimir Putin during a photo session with French […]

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TIME Magazine did not announce WikiLeaks CEO Julian Assange as the ‘Person of the Year.’

The image is digitally edited. TIME Magazine announced Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk as the ‘Person of the Year.’ for 2021. An image of the cover photo of the TIME magazine is circulating on social media claiming that the magazine has awarded the tag of “Person of the Year” to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. […]

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Fact Check: No, Phantom Comics Did Not Prophesize about ‘China Virus’ in 1957…

The original comic shows Phantom asking people to protect themselves from the ‘sleep death’ and not ‘China virus’. Several conspiracy theories regarding the Covid-19 pandemic had cropped up since the outbreak of the virus. As a new variant of this Covid-19 virus named as ‘Omicron’ becomes a global concern, new conspiracy theories have started surfacing […]

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FACT CHECK: This video depicting a man falling into a pit during the rain is digitally altered!

Natural disasters and accidents related to nature are becoming increasingly common nowadays. Creative social media publishers, at times use these accidents, sometimes in an exaggerated manner, to convey a positive message. Here is our fact check into one such video which has gone viral, during the current rainy season in Sri Lanka Social Media Posts A […]

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FACT CHECK: Did a Crowd Boo PM Mahinda Rajapaksa in Italy? Find out the Truth…

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa along with a team of delegates left the country a few days ago to attend the G20 Interfaith Forum 2021, held at Bologna, Italy. While a few groups staged protests demanding justice for victims of Easter Sunday attacks in Italy, there were some who held demonstrations in favor of the Prime […]

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FACT CHECK: Is This an Abandoned Cabin on a Huge Rock in Colorado? Find out the truth…

With the advancement in technology, photography and photo editing techniques have evolved considerably. Also the number of photography hobbyists have also been on the rise. Hence, there are millions of photos being posted on various social media platforms and some of them go viral within hours. Fact crescendo Sri Lanka team came across such an […]

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