Meme Misrepresents Old Inauguration Photo

November 24, 2020 /

Quick Take A popular meme on Facebook falsely purports to show a photo of Joe “Biden’s Inaugural stage” being built outside the White House. The…

Website Concocts False Story of Soros Arrest

November 23, 2020 /

Quick Take A bogus social media story uses a doctored image of an indictment to falsely claim George Soros has been arrested in the U.S.…

Meme Distorts Facts on Annual Death Statistics

November 20, 2020 /

Quick Take An image circulating on social media erroneously claims that the total number of deaths in the U.S. this year is significantly down compared…

Biden Adviser Didn’t Propose Requiring COVID-19 Vaccine for Food Stamps

November 18, 2020 /

Quick Take A report from two dozen experts — including a doctor named to President-elect Joe Biden’s COVID-19 advisory board — recommended using existing social…

Fabricated Claim of Biden Campaign Official’s Arrest

November 17, 2020 /

Quick Take A viral tale on social media falsely claims that a campaign official for President-elect Joe Biden was arrested in an illegal ballot-harvesting scheme…

Bogus Theory Claims Supercomputer Switched Votes in Election

November 13, 2020 /

Quick Take A baseless conspiracy theory claims that a secret supercomputer was used to switch votes from Donald Trump to Joe Biden. Experts — and…

Faulty Claim About ‘Biden-Only’ Ballots in Georgia

November 12, 2020 /

Quick Take Campaign officials for President Donald Trump and supporters have promoted the faulty claim that Joe Biden received nearly 100,000 votes in Georgia through ballots that only…

Falsehood Tells of Withdrawn Pennsylvania Projection

November 10, 2020 /

Quick Take Viral social media posts claim that the website RealClearPolitics rescinded a projection that Joe Biden had won Pennsylvania. But the website never called…

Image of Newspaper Doctored to Show ‘President Gore’ Headline

November 9, 2020 /

Quick Take President Donald Trump’s campaign pushed an altered image of a Washington Times front page to cast doubt on the 2020 election calls made…

Viral Video Doesn’t Show Fraud by Election Workers in PA

November 7, 2020 /

Quick Take A video from a livestream of the vote-counting process in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, shows election workers transcribing votes from damaged ballots so they…