Viral Video Depicting Miraculous Lightning Incident at Parevi Duwa Temple, Matara Is Altered

Subscribe to our WhatsApp Channel In Sri Lanka, a nation with a significant population of devout Buddhists, videos depicting purported miraculous events linked to sacred sites are heavily circulated on social media platforms with many interactions. However, there are many instances where such viral contents get manipulated with the intent to deceive and mislead the […]

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West Indian Cricketer Rovman Powell Did NOT Hit Six Sixes in One Over!

Subscribe to our WhatsApp Channel Cricket holds a significant place in Sri Lanka, being one of the most beloved sports in the country. Social media platforms buzz with discussions, updates, and analyses surrounding cricket matches, reflecting the fervent passion of the populace. However, amidst the genuine enthusiasm, there’s a growing concern regarding the dissemination of […]

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Abisheka Did NOT blame JVP for 88/89 Attack on Dalada Maligawa In SL Vlog Podcast 

Subscribe to our WhatsApp Channel SL Vlog, a prominent vlogging channel in Sri Lanka, has found its content manipulated by certain groups and disseminated across social media platforms devoid of its original context. Social Media Posts  Social media posts are spreading with clearly manipulated voice narration from a podcast, suggesting that a participant, Abhisheka, states […]

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Image of Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa Reading a Sex Education Related Book ?(PHOTO)

Subscribe to our WhatsApp Channel Frequent dissemination of misinformation/disinformation targeting politicians,  is a widely see on Sri Lankan social media platforms. Many times misleading narratives are shared wth satirical image edits as well. Let´s look at one such claim. Social Media Posts A viral social media post say  that former President Mahinda Rajapaksa was photographed […]

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Altered Photo Used to Depict Barack Obama`s Ties with Buddhism!

Subscribe to our WhatsApp Channel Buddhism has long been revered by many world leaders, both historically and in contemporary times, for its teachings of peace, compassion, and mindfulness. However, our investigation sheds light on an instance where altered images were utilised on social media platforms, often exaggerating the true acceptance towards Buddhism in some contexts. […]

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An altered video being shared stating Zelensky is dancing

Frequent criticisms directed at Ukrainian President Zelensky regarding the substantial donations from Western countries, aimed at bolstering Ukraine’s defense against Russian aggression, some of those allegations based on  misleading content. Social Media Posts Social media posts allege that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky engaged in a lap dance for Joe Biden, followed by receiving billions of […]

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Misleading News on Ivermectin Created and Being Spread As Screenshots of Tweets of Fox News 

Despite the current low intensity of the COVID-19 pandemic, misinformation continues to spread. This is our investigation of some such posts.  Social Media Posts A screenshot of a tweet attributed to Fox News claims that 68% of individuals who used Ivermectin to treat or prevent COVID-19 are suffering from long-term bowel and urinary incontinence. Facebook […]

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The photo shows the formation of “Ice flowers” generated by AI

Claims to show flower-like ice crystals forming on the surface were virally shared and reacted to by social media users. However, the Fact Crescendo team found that the narration attached to the video clip was AI-generated.  Let’s look at the claim in detail. Social Media Claim A viral photo showing the river water gleaming brightly […]

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This Image of “Turtle Rock” in Malta Is Digitally Altered

In the age of social media, the sharing of breathtaking images showcasing the natural beauty of various locations around the world has become widespread. However, some photos are digitally manipulated and do not accurately represent reality. We are delving into the deceptive nature of such posts, aiming to uncover instances where misleading visuals are being […]

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Viral Video of A Robot Easily Defeating Human Couple in Badminton is Altered! 

In recent times, there has been rapid development in both AI and robot technologies, showcasing capabilities that sometimes surpass human abilities. However, alongside these advancements, there has been a concerning trend of manipulated videos circulating on social media, exaggerating the capabilities of robots. Our investigation aims to shed light on this phenomenon and explore the […]

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