This image of an ancient chariot is not from the Sanauli excavations

A collage of three images of what looks like helmets, implements and a chariot with the remains of a few animals around it is going viral on social media with a claim that these are images of remains of a 4000 year old chariot in Uttar Pradesh, India. Most of the posts are captioned as: […]

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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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No, Bill Gates did not “confess” that Covid-19 vaccines are harmful and should be withdrawn immediately

With the number of COVID-19 positives on the rise again, social media is also getting flooded with misinformation related to the infection as well as the vaccines.  One such message being forwarded on instant messaging apps claims that Bill Gates has confessed that the vaccines are harmful and has called for all Covid-19 vaccines to […]

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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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FACT CHECK: Outdated message claims Celebrity Chef has proven that McDonald’s Burgers are toxic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: Morphed image of PM Modi in Pope’s costume and holding a cross goes viral

An image of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi in what looks like the Pope’s outfit, complete with the headgear worn by the head of Vatican on special occasions is getting shared a lot across social media platforms in multiple languages. The image shows the Prime Minister amidst many people and holding a cross in his […]

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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 received the same message on its 24×7 Factline number 904 905 3770 with a request to verify […]

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FACT CHECK: Afghan National Volleyball Player Mahjabeen Hakimi Was Not Beheaded by Taliban; Here’s the Truth…

Mainstream media and social media users across the world claimed that an Afghan National Volleyball Player Mahjabeen Hakimi was beheaded by the Taliban. However, Fact Crescendo found that these reports were false and Mahjabeen’s was not beheaded by Taliban. In fact, she was found dead under mysterious circumstances even before the fall of Ashraf Ghani […]

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