Altered Photo Used to Depict Brack Obama`s Connection 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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Viral footage of a dog escaping from leopard attack in Nilgiris, India shared as an incident in SL

Subscribe to our WhatsApp Channel Human-wildlife conflict is a concern in many regions and is especially common in most South Asian countries. This phenomenon poses significant challenges, especially to communities living near natural habitats, often resulting in property damage, livestock loss, and, in some cases, even human casualties. Even though the threat is commonplace in […]

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Heightened Tension Over the Diplomatic relationship between Israel and Brazil after Lula’s comments!

Diplomatic tensions have flared between Israel and Brazil following a controversial statement made by Brazilian President Lula De Silva. The remark has sparked widespread dialogues in social media circles. Amidst these discussions, many have questioned the resulting diplomatic fallout between the two nations. Social Media Posts Social Media Posts claimed that Brazil has cut off […]

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Misleading Attribution of Footage from the Syrian Civil War to the Current Conflict in Gaza

In the age of social media, the circulation of misleading or falsely attributed content has become a significant challenge. Recently, a distressing video depicting a young boy trapped under rubble has been widely shared on social media platforms, with claims that it depicts the current conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza.  Social Media Posts […]

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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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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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Old footage Viral As Putin neglecting Netanyahu in a recent summit

The Israel-Palestine conflict has entered a phase of heightened intensity, marked by escalating tensions and violence. Concurrently, relations between Israel and Russia are deteriorating, evident in Russia’s public condemnation of Israel’s recent attacks on the Gaza Strip. This downturn in relations underscores a significant shift in geopolitical dynamics, with Russia taking a more critical stance […]

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Poonam Pandey’s Faked Death: Part of Cervical Cancer Awareness Campaign

Introduction: In a shocking turn of events, Bollywood model and actress Poonam Pandey recently staged her own death as part of a unique awareness campaign centred around cervical cancer. The actress, who had been rumoured to be battling cervical cancer, took to social media on February 3 to dispel the news of her demise and […]

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Viral posts mistakenly exaggerate the carrot prices in Japan

දිනපතා සත්‍ය කරුණු දැන ගැනීමට අපගේ WhatsApp සමුහයටමෙතනින් එකතුවන්න. In mid-January, a significant surge was seen in vegetable prices in Sri Lanka. This spike in vegetable prices has contributed to a broader increase in the overall cost of living, making it challenging for many to afford basic necessities.  Even though vegetable prices have dropped slightly […]

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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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