News report of Climate Policy protest in Vienna shared as recent visuals from Ukraine

A video which looks like the clipping of a television news report is going viral across social media as the captions claim, it shows a “dead person waking up to adjust the body bag” during the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine. The captions also suggest this is how Ukraine is faking the deaths of people […]

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EXPLAINER: How accurate are Rapid Antigen Tests or Self-Tests in detecting Covid-19?

Anyone who has been following the latest developments in managing Covid-19, has surely come across the term self-testing kits or Rapid at-home Antigen testing kits recently. If someone has been experiencing symptoms or has just been to a Covid-19 hotspot, rapid at-home antigen testing kits are very good way to check if they should be […]

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Video of Spectacular New Year Celebration is from Qingdao not Shanghai or Beijing

A video of a spectacular light and sound show, apparently from when the clock struck midnight on December 31, 2021 is going viral across social media platforms with some captions stating that it is from Shanghai and some claiming that it is from Beijing, in China. The video shows a tall tower on a hillock […]

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Outdated message claims Celebrity Chef has proven that McDonald’s Burgers are toxic

A passage being shared widely on Social Media platforms claims that McDonald’s burgers are unfit for human consumption. The message attributes the statement who Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver who has reportedly proved that the food they sell is not fit to be ingested as it is highly toxic due to the use of bacteria-killing ammonium […]

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FACT CHECK: Has Japan banned the use and shut down the production of microwaves? Find out the Truth

A viral message listing the harmful effects of Microwave oven is going viral on messaging platforms. The message claims that because of its harmful effects, the use and production of  Microwaves has been banned in Japan. Fact Crescendo Assamese received the same message on its 24×7 Factline number 904 905 3770 with a request to […]

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FACT CHECK: Artwork by American artist goes viral as video of Hurricane Shaheen

A video of what looks like a tornado on a sea facing city is going viral on social media platforms. The 22 second long video is captioned   “Hurricane Shaheen on the shores of Oman..Photographed from Burj Khalifa in Dubai. Amazing videography…. look at the greatness of the Creator.”  Here are some such posts: Facebook Post […]

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FACT CHECK: This video is not of Talibani Militants celebrating after seizing power in Afghanistan

After the Taliban seized Kabul, various social media posts in connection with Taliban and the present situation in Afghanistan have flooded social media. One such video doing the rounds is of some armed men dancing together during some kind of celebration. It has been claimed that the men in the video are Talibani militants who […]

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FACT CHECK: Old video from Syria shared as woman shot to death by the Taliban recently at Afghanistan

As India celebrated its 75th Independence Day on Sunday, Taliban forces entered the Afghan capital Kabul forcing the incumbent President Ashraf Ghani to flee.  In the aftermath of the fall of Kabul, social media witnessed a flurry of disturbing that went viral in no time. Some of those videos, however, have been debunked as old […]

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FACT CHECK: Viral Screenshot of article stating CNN praised the Taliban for wearing masks is from a satirical website

With the Taliban taking control of Kabul, Afghanistan, a lot of posts are being made on social media in connection to the happenings there. One such post that is going viral is a screenshot of an article with the headline “CNN Praises Taliban For Wearing Masks During Attack.” The screenshot also has an image of […]

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