Rappler's latest stories on disinformation
The video shows a helicopter crash in the United Arab Emirates in December 2018
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has no official announcement about the release of a new design of Philippine peso bills
As of January 24, Health Undersecretary Eric Domingo maintains that there are still no confirmed cases of 2019 nCoV in the Philippines
The footage is from a video game simulator called AC-130 Gunship Simulator: Special Ops Squadron
As of January 23, Congress is still sitting on the bills submitted to renew ABS-CBN’s franchise
The US State Department observes suspicious activity on Twitter during the period of the protests
Taal Volcano has 47 craters and Binintiang Malaki is among them
Hundreds of people died in the two decades after synthetic insulin was launched. A disinformation campaign covered up their plight.
The airstrike shown in the video has nothing to do with the conflict between the US and Iran. It shows the rocket attacks that involved Palestinians and Israel in November 2018.
Robredo distributed rice, canned goods, noodles, bottled water, and face masks
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology says it is 'almost unlikely' for the low tide in Oriental Mindoro to cause a volcanic tsunami
Phivolcs says it is 'almost unlikely' for Taal Volcano to draw in water from the seas surrounding Oriental Mindoro because they are not connected
Majority of the photos circulated were taken in Guatemala after the 2018 Volcan de Fuego eruption
The Department of Health flags the chain message as 'fake content'
(UPDATED) Here are the false claims we and our readers spotted online about the Taal Volcano eruption
The photo shows a volcano in Chile from 2015, not Taal
The chain message is an old claim that has resurfaced after Taal Volcano started spewing ash. ABS-CBN weatherman Kuya Kim Atienza denies the claim in a tweet on January 12, 2020.
Mayon Volcano has been under Alert Level 2 since March 2018
Phivolcs maintains that there is 'no reliable technology in the world that can confidently predict the date, time, and location of large earthquakes'
Senator Risa Hontiveros again denies ever saying the quote attributed to her twice – first in 2018 and again in 2020
The image is altered. A reverse image search shows that the image was taken from a video in which Geisler makes an appeal for the franchise renewal of ABS-CBN.
Pope Francis is quoted out of context. While he indeed said that the bible is a dangerous book, he was referring to Christians in some countries being persecuted because of owning one.
Pope Francis' picture is stitched with a photo of an Argentine model who has been shown in past manipulated photos with the Pope
There were 3 ex-British Peacock-class patrol vessels added to the Philippine Navy's fleet during Fidel Ramos' term
'It’s so abundantly clear our electoral systems are wide open to abuse,' says ex-Cambridge Analytica employee-turned-whistleblower Brittany Kaiser
Majority of the claims debunked by Rappler came in the form of simple text and graphics, such as false captions, articles, and quote cards
The images used in the post are old photos taken on July 28, 2016, when Pope Francis fell during the Holy Mass at the Jasna Gora Monastery, a pilgrimage site in Czestochowa, Poland
The former Singapore prime minister said something different about the Philippine media
The unfinished footbridge is built in Thailand, not in the Philippines
Facebook removes 610 accounts, 89 pages, 156 groups and 72 Instagram accounts that originated in Vietnam and the US
The platform says some 88,000 accounts being blocked were linked to Saudi state-backed 'information operations'
WASHINGTON, USA – Twitter said Friday, December 21, it had suspended thousands of accounts linked to a
The social media network is piloting the service in the US and says community reviewers are meant to give 'directional signal' to professional fact-checkers
Retired Army Major General Jovito Palparan's petitions to post bail in 2015 and 2016 were junked by the Court, while former Bayan Muna representative Satur Ocampo did not file a bail for an alleged kidnapping incident in 2018
The source of the information is a satirical website
CEO Jack Dorsey announces he would fund an independent team of five architects, engineers, and designers – dubbed Bluesky – to develop an 'open and decentralized standard for social media'
The Anti-Rape Law punishes rapists from 6 years of imprisonment to reclusion perpetua
The social media monitoring platform makes it easier to search for public posts across Facebook, Instagram, Reddit, and Twitter
The embattled senator’s image turned from dignified to dishonorable in just 3 years. Here’s how social media had a hand in all of it.
Bilyon-bilyong pera ng bayan ang ginastos sa Palarong ‘yan, tapos ang gusto 'nyo ay manahimik lang ang media tungkol sa mga kapalpakan ng organizers? Ano kayo, nanalo sa lotto?
There are 197 'airport projects' under Build, Build, Build, but these include rehabilitation, maintenance, and upgrading projects
Pilipino Star Ngayon and Inquirer.net have reported the announcement of the Department of Transportation in November 2019 about the arrival of new sets of trains
The video is staged and created by a group of teenagers for fun
The power company says it 'will not shut off power to any unaffected area'
Salonga did not say these statements. The quote was an opinion lifted from a blog site and was falsely attributed to the late statesman.
As of writing, there have been no official advisories from weather authorities in the Middle East announcing the 'strongest' tropical typhoon or earthquake to hit the Gulf region
During the #MoveTacloban forum, journalists, student leaders, and local government officials point out a rise of disaster-related hoax cases after Super Typhoon Yolanda hit the Philippines
The photos are not from any SEA Games event
The football matches for the 30th Southeast Asian Games take place at the Rizal Memorial Stadium
These proposed bridges are no longer pushing through, with the Duterte administration shelving the 'challenging' projects