Fake message claims that Singapore found that thrombosis is a major cause of Covid deaths

A viral message circulating on social media with regards to COVID-19 claims that Singapore doctors have found that WHO has hatched a conspiracy to mislead people about the disease and its treatment. The message further claims that Singapore’s health ministry has finally found a treatment procedure for the virus. The viral message further goes on to claim […]

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This Video Does Not Show an Ambulance Driver being Beaten For Disconnecting Oxygen Supply

A video of a group of police officers thrashing a man with sticks is going viral with a claim that an ambulance driver was beaten after he was caught disconnecting the oxygen supply at a hospital.  Fact Crescendo received many fact-check requests about this video on our WhatsApp FactLine (9049053770). We found that this claim […]

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Facebook’s inside feed on 25 friend algorithm is a myth

Image Credit- The Wall Street Journal Social media has become our best friend in this difficult and lonely time during nationwide lockdowns. We are constantly glued to social media, updating our daily routine, sharing news related to COVID-19 etc. Amidst this, a viral post on social media claims that it shows users how to reset […]

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VIDEO: Protests in Qatar Falsely Shared As Hamas Office Celebration in Kerala

A video is going viral with a claim that it shows people celebrating the innaugration of the office of the Palestinian Hamas group in the state of Kerala. Fact Crescendo received many fact-check requests about this video on our WhatsApp FactLine (9049053770). This is a false claim. The viral video is not from India. WHAT’S […]

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Video of a tornado hitting Myrtle Beach ,South Carolina in 2020 going viral as cyclone Yaas

At present, many videos are being shared on social media platforms in relation to cyclone Yaas which recently hit West Bengal and Orissa. Many of these videos are old and not related to Cyclone Yaas. Recently, a video has been circulating on social media claiming that this video shows real life footage of cyclone Yaas. […]

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FACT CHECK: The Viral Video of a Woman Getting Sexually Assaulted Is Not Related to The Suicide Case of Naga Girl in Jodhpur (WARNING: Physical torture)

A video going viral across social media platforms has led to an outrage amongst netizens. The video showing sexual assault on a woman by a group of men and another woman shook the northeast on May 26, 2021, the day it went viral. A lot of social media users claimed that the victim is from […]

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Video showing gigantic moon eclipsing the sun in the Arctic is Fake!

A video showing a barren landscape showing a gigantic moon eclipsing the sun. In the video, the Moon appears at a very close distance from the surface of the Earth, before eclipsing the Sun and causing a moment of darkness, and fades below the horizon. Social media users are sharing this video and claiming that […]

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Edited Video Falsely Shared As Hitler Crying During His Speech

A short clip of Hitler’s speech is going viral with a claim that it shows him crying in front of people. In the viral clip, Hitler supposedly says: “Because I know somewhere deep down in my heart I still love you.” Fact Crescendo received many fact-check requests about this video on our WhatsApp FactLine (9049053770). […]

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Crocodile’s image on the NYT has been taken from a Satire website!

Interacting with doctors, paramedical staff and other frontline health workers of Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi over the challenges posed by the pandemic, PM Narendra Modi on Friday, 21 May, became emotional, as he said: “This virus took away so many people who were close to us. I offer my deepest condolences to their families.” After this, […]

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FACT CHECK: Old Video of Police Performing Aarti of Lockdown Violators from M.P. Shared as Guwahati…

A video going viral on social media platforms shows Police Personnel performing “Aarti” of people on a street. The captions accompanying some of the posts claim it to be from Guwahati. The text on some of the videos further specify that it is from Ganeshguri in Guwahati.  Original Link- Facebook | Archived Link We also […]

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