Fact Check

Rappler values truth-telling, facts, and factual reporting. We correct at the first instance inaccuracies spotted in our own reports and false claims made by public officials, key public personalities, and other accounts on social media. Fact-checking is done both internally and externally to create and sustain an environment anchored on truth, which is essential to a healthy and working democracy. If you suspect a Facebook page, group, account, a website, or an article is spreading false information, let Rappler know by contacting us at factcheck@rappler.com. Let us battle disinformation one Fact Check at a time. How we fact check | Corrections Page | Frequently Asked Questions Rappler sustains its fact check enterprise with support from Facebook's Third Party Fact Checker Program, the Democracy and Disinformation Consortium, the International Fact Check Network at Poynter, and the National Endowment for Democracy.

COVID-19 Fact Checks

FALSE: COVID-19 vaccines cause the immune system to destroy the body

While COVID-19 vaccines may cause side effects, they are not designed to teach the immune system to kill the body