Author: Elias Atienza

08
Aug
2022
5
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FACT CHECK: Did BBC News Share This Graphic About Monkeypox Being Airborne?

An image shared on Facebook claims to show a BBC News graphic about monkeypox being airborne and causing paralysis. Verdict: False The image is fabricated. BBC News did not create... Read More... “FACT CHECK: Did BBC News Share This Graphic About Monkeypox Being Airborne?”
05
Aug
2022
8
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FACT CHECK: Has Ukraine Destroyed 5,000 Russian Tanks?

A video shared on Facebook claims Ukraine has destroyed 5,000 Russian tanks since the beginning of the Russian invasion in February. Verdict: Misleading Experts believe Russia has lost a minimum... Read More... “FACT CHECK: Has Ukraine Destroyed 5,000 Russian Tanks?”
05
Aug
2022
13
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FACT CHECK: Did Dwayne Johnson Send This Tweet About Al Qaida?

An image shared on Facebook claims actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson sent a tweet that reads, “The hierarchy of power in Al-Qaeda is about to change.”Verdict: False There is no... Read More... “FACT CHECK: Did Dwayne Johnson Send This Tweet About Al Qaida?”
04
Aug
2022
4
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FACT CHECK: Was Melania Trump Photographed Digging Ivana Trump’s Grave?

An image shared on Facebook purportedly shows former first lady Melania Trump digging a grave for former President Donald Trump’s ex-wife Ivana Trump. Verdict: False The photo is digitally altered.... Read More... “FACT CHECK: Was Melania Trump Photographed Digging Ivana Trump’s Grave?”
04
Aug
2022
5
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FACT CHECK: Did Mitch McConnell Say He Would Resign If He Wasn’t Senate Majority Leader In November?

An image shared on Facebook claims Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said he would resign if he did not become Senate majority leader in November. Verdict: False There is... Read More... “FACT CHECK: Did Mitch McConnell Say He Would Resign If He Wasn’t Senate Majority Leader In November?”
04
Aug
2022
6
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FACT CHECK: Does This Video Show Russian Ships Being Sunk By A Ukrainian Drone?

A video shared on Facebook claims to show a Ukrainian drone sinking Russian boats and submarines. Verdict: Misleading The video shows footage from an open-world military simulator video game. It... Read More... “FACT CHECK: Does This Video Show Russian Ships Being Sunk By A Ukrainian Drone?”
03
Aug
2022
8
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FACT CHECK: Did The Washington Post Publish An Article Calling For Joe Biden To Cancel The Midterms?

An image shared on Facebook claims The Washington Post published an op-ed suggesting that President Joe Biden should cancel the upcoming 2022 midterm elections “to save democracy.” Verdict: False The... Read More... “FACT CHECK: Did The Washington Post Publish An Article Calling For Joe Biden To Cancel The Midterms?”
03
Aug
2022
8
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FACT CHECK: Did Wikipedia Change The Definition Of ‘Definition’?

An image shared on Facebook claims Wikipedia changed the definition of the word “definition.” Verdict: False Wikipedia has not changed the definition of the word. The page has not been... Read More... “FACT CHECK: Did Wikipedia Change The Definition Of ‘Definition’?”
02
Aug
2022
5
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FACT CHECK: Did The US And NATO Send Fighter Jets To Ukraine?

A video shared on Facebook claims the U.S. and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) sent hundreds of fighter jets to Ukraine. Verdict: False There is no evidence that NATO... Read More... “FACT CHECK: Did The US And NATO Send Fighter Jets To Ukraine?”
01
Aug
2022
6
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FACT CHECK: Did The Russian Defense Minister Say The Soviet Union Will Return?

A video shared on Facebook claims Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said the goal of Russia’s current war in Ukraine is to bring back the Soviet Union. Verdict: Misleading The... Read More... “FACT CHECK: Did The Russian Defense Minister Say The Soviet Union Will Return?”