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Fact Check: Did Budweiser employee urinate in beer tank for 12 years?

Fact Check: Did Budweiser employee urinate in beer tank for 12 years?

A section of Twitter also fell for it and rolled out some hilarious memes.

Fact Check: Can a hand sanitizer cause a fire in your car?

Fact Check: Can a hand sanitizer cause a fire in your car?

There has been some consternation over a recent fire in Usha Kiran building on Carmichael Road in Mumbai on Saturday in a car park which ...Read More

Google adds fact-check label to search images to sieve through misleading information

Google adds fact-check label to search images to sieve through misleading information

To help users decide whether they should believe what they see, Google has started showing a fact-check label under the thumbnail image r...Read More

FPJ Clarification: There is no ban on sharing The Free Press Journal's e-paper’s PDF on WhatsApp, Telegram or any social media

FPJ Clarification: There is no ban on sharing The Free Press Journal's e-paper’s PDF on WhatsApp, Telegram or any social media

On Saturday, WhatsApp was abuzz with a news piece claiming that there was a ban on sharing the PDFs of e-papers.The report claimed that n...Read More

Fact Check: One can still catch COVID-19 in temperatures above 25°C degrees

Fact Check: One can still catch COVID-19 in temperatures above 25°C degrees

While the country struggles to cope with the COVID-19 outbreak, many fake posts related to cures have been doing rounds on social media. ...Read More

PIB Fact Check; No, there are no red ticks on WhatsApp that indicate police action will be taken against you

PIB Fact Check; No, there are no red ticks on WhatsApp that indicate police action will be taken against you

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, social media apps have ramped up efforts to tackle the spread of misinformation and fake news. On Tuesday,...Read More

Fact check: Were humpback whales found swimming near Bombay High?

Fact check: Were humpback whales found swimming near Bombay High?

A video of humpback whales swimming around Bombay High have been circulating on WhatsApp since last evening.The caption for the video rea...Read More

Coronavirus Fact check: With WhatsApp messages giving random advice, an infectious disease specialist debunks 20 myths around the disease

Coronavirus Fact check: With WhatsApp messages giving random advice, an infectious disease specialist debunks 20 myths

A number of forwarded messages have been doing the rounds, claiming that they have the solution to cure coronavirus. Some of them talk ab...Read More

Coronavirus fact check: Is COVID-19 a bioweapon meant to destroy the world? Latest research gives you the answer

Coronavirus fact check: Is COVID-19 a bioweapon meant to destroy the world? Latest research gives you the answer

A number of theories have been doing the rounds, claiming that the novel coronavirus COVID-19 is a genetically modified version of the vi...Read More

Coronavirus Update in India: PIB Fact Check claps back at unscientific claims about clapping and viruses

Coronavirus Update in India: PIB Fact Check claps back at unscientific claims about clapping and viruses

On Sunday, India went into a state of near-lock-down as citizens observed the Janata Curfew. The initiative put forward by Prime Minister...Read More

Coronavirus Fact Check: Stop believing WhatsApp forwards, Indian 'habits' don't prevent coronavirus

Coronavirus Fact Check: Stop believing WhatsApp forwards, Indian 'habits' don't prevent coronavirus

Check out the WhatsApp forward and how we have dispelled the information

BJP MP Satyadev Pachauri falls for WhatsApp forward; says party lost 8 seats by 100 votes in Delhi polls

BJP MP Satyadev Pachauri falls for WhatsApp forward; says party lost 8 seats by 100 votes in Delhi polls

Only one seat was lost by less than 1,000 votes, and another by less than 2,000 votes. Pachauri later deleted the tweet.

Fact check: No, Rajdeep Sardesai wasn't dancing to celebrate AAP victory

Fact check: No, Rajdeep Sardesai wasn't dancing to celebrate AAP victory

Sardesai, along with Pradeep Gupta were seen grooving to Shah Rukh Khan's famous track "Baadshah O Baadshah" from the 1999 movie 'Baadshah'

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