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Satire In The Time Of Fake News: Navbharat Times’ Holi Special Goes Viral As Real NewsMarch 22
The Hindi daily dedicated an entire page in the March 21 edition to satirical reports. However,...
Business & Tech
The Prolific Manufactured Tweets That Helped Trend #MukeshNitaSaveAnilMarch 20
BOOM found that multiple Twitter influencers helped trend the hashtag 'MukeshNitaSaveAnil' by tweeting around 20 to...
Six-Year-Old Video Of A Mob Vandalising A Church In Egypt Revived After NZ Mosque AttackMarch 20
The post claims that Muslims attacked a church in Pakistan retaliating against the Christchurch mosque shootings
“If Indian Opposition Doesn’t Consider Masood Azhar A Terrorist, Why Should We?”: Did China Say This?March 19
The false claim is viral on Facebook and WhatsApp with a photo collage of three pictures,...
Tata Power Delhi Claims FB Page Hacked After It Runs Ads With PM Modi’s ImageMarch 19
Facebook's ad library revealed that the power company's Facebook page had sponsored seven different posts with...
‘Lone Gunman Or Pak Proxy?’: How NewsX Used A Facebook Post To Fan A ConspiracyMarch 19
While the Facebook post was proof that the gunman visited Pakistan in 2018, NewsX used speculation...
- ‘Lone Gunman Or Pak Proxy?’: How NewsX Used A Facebook Post To Fan A Conspiracy
While the Facebook post was proof that the gunman visited Pakistan in 2018, NewsX used speculation and conjecture to suggest Tarrant’s visit to the country was somehow linked to the attack […]
- Only News 24×7: From A PV Sindhu Fan Page To A Misinformation Factory
The page which churns out a constant stream of misinformation started out as an unofficial fan page of badminton player PV Sindhu […]
- Momo Challenge A Hoax But Peppa Pig-Momo Edited Videos Still On YouTube
BOOM’s fact-check shows that while the Momo challenge continues to be a hoax, prank videos by individual users where Momo imagery has been edited into Peppa Pig cartoons is visible on YouTube. […]