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Monthly Archives: December, 2022

Year In Misinformation: Ripples Of Global Events On Indian Social Media

The outgoing year has been a rather eventual one. From the Russian invasion of Ukraine, to Queen Elizabeth II’s death, from FIFA World Cup...

Govt Drafting Bill For Panel To Curb Medical Inflation? Here’s The Truth Behind Whatsapp Forward

A text message has gone viral on social media and Whatsapp, claiming that the Centre has tabled the National Commission For Controlling Medical Inflation...

Video Of Man Rescuing A Deer With Frozen Snout Is From Kazakhstan, Not US

As a winter storm swept through Northern America, resulting in 60 fatalities in the US alone, scores of videos and images, purportedly connected to...

Year in Misinformation: Top 10 Fact Checks Of 2022

To say that 2022 was exciting in terms of news and events would be an understatement. From Ukraine-Russia war to Queen Elizabeth’s demise, from...

Covid A Seasonal Illness? Here’s The Truth Behind Viral Message, Video

Several social media users are circulating a message that claims that the WHO has taken a U-turn on coronavirus, terming it a seasonal ailment....

Did KCR Call PM Modi His ‘Best Friend’ After Daughter Was Named In Delhi Liquor Policy Case? No, Viral Video Is Old

A video showing Telangana CM and Bharat Rashtra Samithi leader K Chandrashekar Rao calling PM Modi his “best friend” is going viral on social...

Man Seen Molesting Woman In Viral Photograph Is Not Godman Asaram Bapu

The image of an old man seen groping a woman seated on his lap shows “Swami Virato” and not Asaram Bapu, while the image of Narendra Modi with Asaram Bapur dates back to 2005. 

Ex-Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal ‘Arrested For Child Porn’? No, Viral Screengrab Is From A Satirical Article

Weeks after Elon Musk confounded Twitter executives for their inaction “against child exploitation” on the platform before his take over, a screengrab of an...

Sharing Any COVID-Related Info in WhatsApp Groups Punishable? Here’s The Truth Behind Viral Message

A viral text message in Hindi, purportedly sent by the principal secretary of the ministry of home affairs, warning users from sharing any coronavirus-related...

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