Debunking Misleading Claims of A Falcon’s Incredible Migration Map

Subscribe to our WhatsApp Channel While there is widespread interest in migratory birds and their remarkable journeys across the globe, it’s crucial to acknowledge the prevalence of misleading information circulating on social media platforms. Despite the fascination with these avian travellers and their incredible feats of navigation, the dissemination of inaccurate or exaggerated details about […]

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Elephant & Rhino conservation method by dyeing their tusks/horns in pink? Find out the truth…

Conservation of tuskers has become a serious issue as the rate of illegal trading mafias of ivory/horn and poaching methods have increased significantly. In such a context, environmentalists and animal lovers throughout the world have voiced their concerns over the safety of tusker elephants, rhinos etc. and have been considering modern conservation methods. In this […]

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A group of people robbing houses, pretending as government officers?

Currently, Sri Lanka is going through one of the worst political and economic crises since gaining its independence in 1948. Within this context, many scam messages, especially related to social security have been widely circulating, inciting fear among the public. This is our investigation related to such a misleading message, which went viral on WhatsApp, over the threat of robberies by officers claiming to be from […]

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The video of a cameraman overtaking athletes is from a Powerade commercial. 

The video is a Powerade commercial directed by Jake S Wynne in 2007 in South Africa. Video of a track and field event in which a cameraman can be seen beating top athletes in a Men’s sprint is going viral on social media. Users are sharing the video claiming that a cameraman beat all the […]

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Scenes of Wild Cheetah family cuddling with an Indian farmer at night?

At times we come across unbelievable incidents, where wild animals have formed strong connections with humans. Social media platforms make these stories viral instantly. However, while some of those stories are genuine and authentic, some get shared with misleading narratives. This is one such investigation into miscaptioned posts about a strong bond between a Cheetah […]

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FACT CHECK: Is This the Baby with The Darkest Skin Complexion in the World? No, here is the fact….

A photo has been shared widely across the globe with a claim that it is of the baby with the darkest skin complexion on Earth. The posts, even though debunked again and again, stubbornly resurfaces every now on then on social media. Factcrescendo Sri Lanka team noticed multiple social media posts with the photo getting […]

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FACT CHECK: Viral Image of Lions Protecting a Man Praying in The Middle of a Road is Fake…

Religions around the world have their own ways and methods of worship. In Islam, the religious prayer Salat or Salah, also known as Namaz, is performed first standing and later kneeling or sitting on the ground, reciting verses from the holy Qur’an glorifying and praising Allah. An image of a worshipper offering Namaz in the […]

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