Published on 28/09/2022 at 22:48
Social media users are circulating a clip that appears to show US President Joe Biden urging Americans to prepare for Hurricane Ian's landfall in Florida by getting vaccinated against Covid-19. This is misleading; the video is from August 2021, and Biden's full remarks reveal he was encouraging residents of hurricane-prone states to get the shots to minimize their risk of infection during potential evacuations or while huddling inside crowded emergency shelters.
Published on 26/09/2022 at 06:26
Photos of a wrecked car have been shared hundreds of times in Burmese-language Facebook posts that claim they show a failed assassination attempt on Russian President Vladimir Putin after he attended a regional security summit in September 2022. This is false: the photos have previously circulated in posts about a car crash that reportedly killed a driver for Russia's presidential office in the capital Moscow in September 2016.
Published on 22/09/2022 at 22:58
Updated on 03/10/2022 at 07:42
A graphic image showing dead bodies on a roadside was shared hundreds of times in Chinese-language posts that claim it was shot at the scene of a bus crash that killed 27 people on their way to a Covid-19 quarantine facility in China's southwestern Guizhou province. The image, however, was shared in a false context. It was taken from a report about a deadly traffic accident in Guizhou in 2003.
Updated on 30/09/2022 at 04:37