Elon Musk did NOT comment on any Mysterious Gravity related to Sri Lanka!

Elon Musk, the world’s wealthiest man, is no stranger to creating international headlines with his controversial statements and actions. However, some media users use this business tycoon’s popularity to attribute bizarre and false claims in the name of Elon Musk, to get increased eyeballs. Factcrescendo Sri Lanka team came across a misleading viral video about […]

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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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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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Burj Khalifa was NOT lit up with Sri Lankan national Flag after the Asian Cup Victory!

Sri Lanka, a nation battered by the ongoing economic crisis, burst into spontaneous celebrations last night, as the cricket team from the island nation made one of the most dramatic comebacks in recent history to lift the Asia Cup 2022 for the sixth time, by beating a more fancied Pakistani team. Social media was flooded […]

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This Video Does Not Show Queen Elizabeth II Throwing Food To Africans.

The video was filmed over two decades before the birth of Queen Elizabeth II. Queen Elizabeth, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, has died on the last day after reigning for seven decades. Many pictures and videos of her in mourning, paying her final tributes, have flooded social media. Social Media Claims The passing of Queen Elizabeth II has renewed discussion about the British Empire and colonialism […]

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Series of Satirically Altered Tweets targeting US ambassador to SL, Julie Chung!

US Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Julie Chung is active in Twitter and has regularly expressed views of the US government, on crucial social and political issues related to Sri Lanka. However, recently we noticed a wave of sarcastically edited screenshots, linked to Julie Chung, getting shared widely among Sri Lanka social media users.  Let’s look […]

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Over 50% discounts on Maliban Chocolate Biscuits? Find Out the Facts…

Amidst the worst economic crisis experienced by Sri Lanka since independence, the food inflation has risen alarmingly over the last few months resulting in huge spikes in almost all of the food products. Meanwhile, the price hike of biscuit products was a major talking point among social media users, and we noticed a number of campaigns requesting […]

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Fathima Sadha (Sadha Haroon) has NOT been selected as the first Sri Lankan female astronaut ! Find Out the Facts…

People around the world, including Sri Lankans, are fascinated to learn more about space related events and astronomy. Great interest is received on social media also for posts concerned with astronomy and space travel.  Below is an investigation about social media claims which went viral, claiming that a young Muslim girl had been selected as […]

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Clarification on misleading claims on pricing of Litro Gas 12.5kg cylinder!

Litro Gas Lanka caters to the bulk of Sri Lanka’s domestic LPG gas requirements. The diminishing foreign reserves in Sri Lanka meant that importing LPG gas to the country had become a challenging task, over the past few months. However, Litro started distribution of 12.5kg cylinders since 11th July once again and Litro Chairman Mr. […]

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Fake Death Rumours of an Army Soldier , after the July 13th clashes !

Below is our investigation to find out the accuracy of the viral posts which claimed that one of the SL army soldiers had lost his life, after being seriously attacked during the clashes between SL security forces and the protesters on 13th July at Polduwa junction, a location nearby to the Sri Lanka parliament.   Social Media […]

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