Saudi National Team player and head coach denies the Rolls-Royce Rumour, after Victory over Argentina!

In a victory termed one of the greatest upsets in FIFA World Cup history, the Saudi Arabian football team managed to overcome a strong Argentinian team led by the iconic football star, Lionel Messi, to script a 2-1 victory over the 3rd ranked South American football powerhouse.  Celebrating this unexpected victory, the following day, 23rd […]

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2019 video from Russia shared as namaz offering during FIFA World Cup 2022 opening in Qatar

The video has no relation with the ongoing FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. The video is from Ak Bars Arena in Kazan, Russia in 2019. A video showing a huge crowd reading Namaz on the ground of a stadium is widely circulating on social media after the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup 2022 […]

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Commercial ad shared as real incident of organ donation

The video does not show real story it is an advertisement of organ donation broadcasted by the CCTV (China Central Television) A video of a crying baby has gone viral on social media.  The viral video begins with several people attempting to comfort an inconsolable baby, but the crying continues unabated. Even toys are ineffective, […]

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Bald Eagles do NOT live up to 70 years and do NOT undergo a painful regeneration process!

Eagles are among the most feared types of birds of prey, sitting at the top of the food chain, and ruling the skies. Environmentalists and even the general public are often interested in finding facts about these majestic yet mysterious creatures. Our Factcrescedo team came across viral posts describing an unbelievable regeneration process of bald […]

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The US Government has NOT Banned Dollar Notes Printed Before 2021!

Social media is buzzing with rumours that the USA is going to have its own ‘notebandi’ (demonization) moment next year. It has been widely claimed that the US government has decided to not accept dollar notes printed before 2021 from January next year.  We found that as with many things on the internet, this was just […]

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Fake Rumors went viral as Maxwell visited Dhanushka in prison to offer his support!

Soon after Dhanushka Gunathilaka was arrested in Sydney Australia, over sexual assault allegations, the details of the incident have been viral in local as well as international media. Social media was also abuzz with bizarre claims linked to the incident and our investigation found the rumours of Glenn Maxwell visiting Dhanushka in jail to be […]

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A fake Twitter Handle targeting Harsha De Silva claims he criticized Aragalaya and Sajith!

There have been mixed reactions regarding the recent anti-government protest held on 2nd November in Colombo. SJB also participated in this protest and some social media posts and mainstream media reported that the opposition leader Sajith, was hooted and chased away by the protestors.  Within this background, a few screenshots of Tweets are being circulated, […]

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The person in the viral image with Virat Kohli is Ashish Nehra, a Cricket coach, and former cricketer

Rishi Sunak became the first Indian-origin politician to lead the United Kingdom after Penny Mordaunt pulled out of the Conservative Party leadership race. He was elected as the first British Asian Prime Minister in over 200 years, as well as the youngest. Sunak’s both parents are of Indian descent. His parents migrated from East Africa […]

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2021 video shared as eye of the Hurricane Ian in Florida.

The video shows a formation of asperitas cloud over the Fort Walton Beach in Florida in 2021. A video showing wave shaped cloud formation over the sea is widely circulating on social media. Users claim that this video shows footage of the eye of the Hurricane Ian that hit Florida recently. Hurricane Ian hit Florida’s […]

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Meghan Markle paying homage to Princess Diana at the Queen`s Funeral? (PHOTO)

With the death of Queen Elizabeth II, many social media posts were shared related to the members of the British royal family, including Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex. This is our investigation related to a misleading claim which went viral which claimed that Meghan Markle was dressed in attire resembling during the Queen’s funeral. Social Media Posts Claims were […]

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