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

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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…

Are 5G antennas in Peru being removed due to public pressure over their dangers?

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We came across a message circulating on Telegram chat groups claiming that 5G antennas are being dismantled in Peru due to public pressure over their dangers. The message included a…

Did former US Vice-President Al Gore say that he created the internet?

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We came across the following post on the social media platform X: The post features a 12-second-long clip in which the former US Vice-President Al Gore appears to make the…

Does this image show a man looking 30 years younger as a result of plastic surgery in Turkey?

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We came across viral and trending posts on the following topic on the social media sites Instagram and X: According to the posts, a European man had undergone extensive cosmetic…

Did a Spanish football coach avoid shaking hands with an Israeli delegate?

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We came across several posts on X and TikTok with the claim that world-acclaimed football coach, Pep Guardiola, avoided shaking hands with an Israeli delegate. The posts include a video…

Does this video show a camel ziplining across mountains?  

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This clip that features a camel in a helmet ziplining across a long zipline in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been going viral on social media this week. Several…

Asian Fact-Checkers Network Conference 2024 in the News

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Held across 2 Days on 23 and 24 May 2024, the inaugural in-person Asian Fact-Checkers Network Conference brought together participants from diverse sectors, including fact-checking organisations, academia, civil society, and media…

CNA: “When fake news makes it harder to tackle the threat of online radicalisation by far-right ideology”

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Did Jane Goodall advocate reducing the world’s population by 95%?

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We came across a post on X claiming that Jane Goodall, a prominent Primatologist renowned for her long-term research on chimpanzees and efforts to conserve primate habitat through the Jane…

Is a Bill-Gates backed company making “anti-fart” vaccine injections for cows?

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We saw this rather eye-catching headline on messaging groups and social media platforms such as X this week. According to the claim, a start-up has raised $26.5 million for an…

Does this video show the severe turbulence experienced by Singapore Airlines flight SQ 321?

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We came across several posts on X circulating a video that claims to show footage from the Singapore Airlines flight SQ321 travelling from London to Singapore, which recently experienced severe…

Does this video show a hologram of a ‘fake god’?

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We came across the following posts on the social media site X: The video clip, which is set to dramatic music, depicts a human figure wearing white robes floating in…