Posts Spread Fake Biden Tweet About Coca-Cola, Diversity Training

February 25, 2021 /

Quick Take A popular image is made to appear as if President Joe Biden posted a racist tweet discussing Coca-Cola and “cultural reappropriation.” There is…

Biden Administration Approved Texas Power Request, Contrary to False Claim

February 23, 2021 /

Quick Take The U.S. Department of Energy approved a request to allow power plants in snowstorm-battered Texas to temporarily bypass some environmental limits during its…

Viral Posts Attribute Fake Tweet to Cruz

February 19, 2021 /

Quick Take A screenshot purports to show a 2016 tweet from Texas Sen. Ted Cruz concerning climate change. Cruz’s office said the tweet was fake,…

Posts Mislead on Biden’s Response to Texas Emergency

February 19, 2021 /

Quick Take President Joe Biden approved an emergency declaration for Texas after a winter storm began wreaking havoc, and held a call with its governor…

Video Airs False, Misleading Claims About Face Masks

February 17, 2021 /

Quick Take Evidence of the efficacy of face masks to help control the spread of the novel coronavirus has grown since the start of the…

OAN Report Features Baseless Assertion of Election Fraud by Algorithm

February 11, 2021 /

Quick Take One America News Network recently spotlighted one man’s analysis that wrongly suggests precinct-level voting data in Georgia proved a computer algorithm was used…

Headlines Distort the Facts on CDC Mask Order

February 5, 2021 /

Quick Take Headlines shared on social media distort the facts of a recent order by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that mandates face…

Posts Falsely Tie Myanmar Election to Dominion Voting Systems

February 3, 2021 /

Quick Take Social media posts falsely claim that the November election in Myanmar was conducted using Dominion Voting Systems, the company that was the focus…

Meme Misleads on Early Actions by Biden

February 2, 2021 /

Quick Take A meme purports to list actions taken by President Joe Biden in his “first 48 hours” in office — but most of the…

Viral Posts Distort WHO Guidance on COVID-19 Tests

January 29, 2021 /

Quick Take Dubious websites and viral posts falsely claim that the World Health Organization changed COVID-19 testing protocols for political reasons following Joe Biden’s inauguration…