2018 Video of Football Fans’ Clash in Switzerland Passed Off as the Recent Sweden Riots

A video showing a group of hooligans attacking cars on the road is doing rounds on social media. Many have been sharing this video claiming that it is from the recent riots in Sweden.  Fact Crescendo found these claims to be False. The viral video is two-year-old and is from Switzerland. What’s the Claim? In […]

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No, the Sweden Riot Did Not Start Because Muslim Man Raped Minors

Indian social media is abuzz with the posts related to the riots that erupted in Sweden. A hashtag #swedenriots has already garnered more than two hundred thousand tweets.  Many users shared photos and videos of the riots with a claim that the riots were started after a Muslim man raped and tortured two minors and […]

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Video of 2011 Tsunami in Japan Goes Viral As Recent Floods in China

A video showing a massive flood engulfing the city roads have been doing rounds on social media. Many users are claiming that this video is of the recent flood situation in China. Some even took this as an opportunity to express their anger towards China by saying that it is Nature’s revenge on China for […]

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No, the model in the photograph has not entered the Guinness Book of World Records for having the Darkest Skin Tone on Earth

Facebook Link | Archived Link At a time when racism and issues relating to skin colour are being debated upon and discussed in societies across the world, a post with the photo of a Dark Skinned Model is getting viral on Facebook in Assam. The post bears a caption saying: “Sudanese model, Nyakim, enters Guinness […]

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