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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Is it safe to use mobile phones during lightning? Find Out the Facts…

Rainfall is the primary method by which water in the atmosphere is sent down to Earth and is a crucial component of animals, plants, and humans to meet their water requirements. As thunderstorms continue to occur in several parts of Sri Lanka during this rainy season, strong wind and lightning incidents have been frequent over […]

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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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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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Why should we be careful when giving drugs like Ivermectin or Prazimec-D to dogs suffering from skin diseases?

Stray dogs are common in many countries worldwide and are a common sight in the South-Asian region. Some of these dogs are also seen suffering from various diseases. Among them, scabies, rash infections, etc., are prominent. We often come across many Samaritans who also like to help such dogs. In such a background, social media […]

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Find out the facts behind this model show inside a Sri Lankan Airlines flight!

Join our WhatsApp group for daily fact checks! Social media was abuzz last week, over a fashion show held inside a Sri Lankan airlines flight. Number of videos were shared regarding this incident, questioning the ethics as well as whether such an event could be conducted inside a flight of Sri Lanka’s national carrier. Social […]

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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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Image of a patient on a hospital bed with the lotus tower looming in the background? Find Out the Facts…

Join our WhatsApp group for daily fact checks! We often come across manipulated photos and videos. Even though these media are many times used in a satirical manner, sometimes they are used to convey important ideas. Yet, when the actual details are not mentioned, people often get misled by such content and many times the […]

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A staged video shared as a Chinese cake brand with pills that causes paralysis among children!

This is our investigation on a misleading video which went viral among Sri Lankan social media users, claiming that a cake brand in the local market had inserted drugs inside the product, which would lead to paralysis among children. Social Media Posts A video which shows a person unwrapping a piece of mini cake is […]

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