Published on 26/01/2021 at 06:15
A photo of Joe Biden circulating on social media has been shared alongside a claim that it shows him being sworn in as 46th president of the United States on a Bible with an upside-down cross. The claim is misleading: the photo was taken in 2009, when Biden was sworn in as US vice president.
Published on 27/01/2021 at 07:00
A screenshot of an article about the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine being administered in Germany has been shared repeatedly in multiple Facebook and Twitter posts that emphasise ten people died after receiving a vaccine dose. The posts present the vaccine drive in a misleading context: medical experts have determined the deaths were not directly linked to the vaccines. As of January 27, 2021, scientists say there is no evidence that links the deaths with Covid-19 vaccines.
Published on 26/01/2021 at 10:00
Published on 22/01/2021 at 11:10
Updated on 25/01/2021 at 13:13
A video has been viewed tens of thousands of times on Facebook, YouTube and TikTok alongside a claim that it shows a flight attendant crying on board Indonesia’s Sriwijaya Air Flight SJ 182 shortly before the aircraft crashed into the Java Sea in January 2021. The claim is false: the clip shows a Filipino flight attendant speaking about her last shift for the Philippine low-cost airline Cebu Pacific in 2020.
Published on 22/01/2021 at 14:10