RESEARCH | ANALYSIS | INTELLIGENCE | FACT-CHECK

Are fault line cracks forming around a supervolcano at Yellowstone National Park?

| Crisis and Disaster, Environment | No Comments
We came across multiple posts on the social media platforms TikTok, Instagram, X and the alt-right video-sharing platform Bitchute about the following topic: The posts claim that a fault line…

Has the World Health Organisation ordered governments to cancel elections because of bird flu?

| History, International Politics | No Comments
We’ve seen this claim on X and Facebook about the World Health Organisation (WHO) warning countries that a “bird flu outbreak” will delay or cancel elections. This claim is often…

Did Minister Josephine Teo use the phrase psychological pay to justify paying NSFs less?

| Government, Local Politics | No Comments
We came across a video circulating on TikTok and Facebook suggesting that politicians in Singapore are using the phrase “psychological pay” as a justification to allegedly underpay full-time national servicemen…

Did DBS say that Bitcoin is ‘like digital gold’?

| Business, Technology | No Comments
We came across the following claim on a post on the social media platform X: The post on X, by the account ‘Bitcoin Magazine’, states, ‘DBS says Bitcoin is “a…

Is there a toxic cyanide-based ingredient added to children’s vitamins?

| Health | No Comments
We came across a post on X claiming that children’s vitamins allegedly contain a toxic ingredient. The post features a brief video where the speaker states that cyanocobalamin, a cyanide-based…

Has the WEF proposed a tax on water?

| Environment, Government, International Politics | No Comments
A short clip which appears to show a World Economic Forum (WEF) official speaking at a WEF event has been circulating on social media and local chat groups. The most…

Did a man die after winning a $4 million jackpot at Marina Bay Sands Casino?

| Society | No Comments
We came across multiple social media posts and news articles making claims regarding an event captured in the following images: The post on X features a 22-second long video, while…

Is YouTube implementing eye-contact requirements for its ads?

| Satire, Technology | No Comments
This post on X went viral recently with over 18 million views. It appears to show a screenshot of the YouTube app with a message over an ad that reads:…

Did Anies Baswedan claim to have become an online gamer after losing the Indonesian Presidential elections?

| International Politics, Technology | No Comments
We came across a video circulating on various social media platforms such as TikTok, X and YouTube that shows Anies Baswedan appearing to state in Bahasa Indonesia that he has…

Did the Australian government impose food bans and rationing in preparation for a bird flu pandemic?

| Crisis and Disaster, Government, Health | No Comments
We came across a post on X claiming that the Australian government has mandated food rations in preparation for a bird flu pandemic. The post references an article by The…

Are anti-sex beds being installed in athletes’ rooms at the Paris Olympics?

| COVID-19, Culture, Government, Health, International Politics, Society | No Comments
We came across multiple trending posts about the following topic on the social media sites Reddit and X: The post features an image of a bed that appears to have…

Do the coloured blocks at the bottom of toothpaste tubes reveal secrets about toothpaste content?

| Health | No Comments
We saw this video circulating on X and TikTok that appears to depict a conversation between Joe Rogan and Elon Musk on Rogan’s podcast. In the video, Musk expounds on…