Clarifying Misinformation Amid Israel-Iran War Tensions

Subscribe to our WhatsApp Channel There is a surge of discussions on social media regarding the current situation in Gaza and the possibility of an impending attack by Iran on Israel. However, many of these discussions seem exaggerated and are fueling fear worldwide. People from various countries, including Asian nations like Sri Lanka and India, […]

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Insight On the Numbers of Street Children and Child Beggars in Sri Lanka

Subscribe to our WhatsApp Channel Children are often regarded as the most valuable assets for the future of any nation, yet discussions surrounding street children and child beggars are commonplace in Sri Lanka. However, it’s important to note that the statistics commonly cited in these discussions may not always accurately portray the reality of the […]

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Did The President of Sri Lanka Say That No Election Will Be Held Until the End of the IMF Program? Find out the facts…

Subscribe to our WhatsApp Channel As Sri Lanka prepares for major elections, an unsettling atmosphere prevails as misinformation proliferates across social media platforms. This influx of false information has created seeds of doubt in the general public, casting suspicion on the legitimacy of the impending electoral process and even raising questions about whether the elections […]

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Unverified, Dubious Rumours Say AKD Hailed As Emerging Political Leader of Asia

Subscribe to our WhatsApp Channel As the presidential and parliamentary elections are expected to be held by the end of this year or early next year, social media platforms have become inundated with dubious and unverified survey results. Amidst this deluge of information, the accuracy and reliability of these polls are increasingly questioned, fueling uncertainty […]

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No Proof for Viral Image Claiming “Wives Apologizing to Husbands Tradition”

We have come across an ongoing claim that has been widely circulated over the past few years. This claim is often accompanied by a specific image, purporting to depict an unusual tradition from a bygone era. More specifically, this alleged tradition is said to have been prevalent during the late 18th to early 19th centuries. […]

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Dying SpaceX Rocket Caused Illuminated Swirl Over Iceland, Not Alien Invasion!

People are often intrigued by mysterious phenomena, drawn to the enigmatic and unexplained. However, there are instances where events with clear scientific explanations are misconstrued and circulated on social media as mysterious occurrences, perpetuating misunderstanding and misinformation. Social Media Posts A recent social media post circulating an image of an illuminated swirl over the skies […]

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Do Porcupines Harm Agricultural Crops?  

Human-wildlife conflict is not a new thing in a country like Sri Lanka. In the Sri Lankan Human-wildlife context, elephants are the most discussed animal within non-agricultural communities. But apart from the elephants, many other animals have conflicts with humans.  Porcupines are one of the animals discussed as crop-harming animals within agricultural communities.  Social Media […]

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Explanation About A Misleading Conversation About Global Climate Change

The scientific community widely acknowledges global climate change as an undeniable reality, posing a significant threat to the Earth and its inhabitants. However, despite the overwhelming consensus among experts, there are instances where misleading conversations, often disseminated through social media platforms, attempt to cast doubt on the existence of climate change, portraying it as a […]

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Unique composite photo of wild animals in the central hills shared out of context!

Subscribe to our WhatsApp Channel A composite image is formed by combining multiple individual images into one. Such composite images are, at times, used to highlight key instances. However, these images also get shared with misleading interpretations on social media.  Let’s look at one such image, which went viral in Sri Lanka, parallel to World […]

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Minister Alles did NOT make a statement about the first arrest under the online safety bill!

දිනපතා සත්‍ය කරුණු දැන ගැනීමට අපගේ WhatsApp සමුහයටමෙතනින් එකතුවන්න. The Online Safety Bill became one of the most contentious bills in Sri Lanka. Despite strong objections by the opposition, the government secured parliamentary approval, and the bill was passed into law with the speaker’s signature. Social Media and Web Reports  Viral social media posts recently […]

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