Crimea bridge: the fake videos circulating online
14 October 2022 | 5:54 pm
The explosion on the Kerch bridge to Crimea triggered many theories online regarding who or what caused the explosion - Was it a boat, a missile or a truck? We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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Videos purporting to show the Ukrainian army making or using chemical weapons keep surfacing on pro-Russian accounts. We debunk two of them in this edition of Truth or Fake.
We analyse two videos sent to us claiming to show attacks on sub-Saharan Africans in Tunisia, just weeks after President Kais Saied's remarks that caused a wave of racist anti-Black violence across the country. Take a look in this edition of Truth or Fake with Vedika Bahl.
The French pension reform has sparked angry demonstrations across France, with many videos of chaos in Paris circulating online. However, as credible as they could seem, some of these videos have been taken out of context, as Emerald Maxwell explains.
The French government's decision to force through its pension reform has sparked angry demonstrations across the country, with many videos of chaos in Paris circulating online. However, as credible as they may seem, some of these videos have been taken out of context, as Emerald Maxwell explains.
Viral videos on social media claim to show law enforcement officials in France lowering their helmet, allegedly in sign of support of pension reform demonstrators. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
Children are banned from consuming alcohol and cigarettes, and supposedly porn as well. But psychologists in Germany say explicit content, widely accessible online, is causing major harm to impressionable young people.
As intense battles rage between Sudan's rival generals, Khartoum residents trapped inside their homes for days have banded together on social media, offering aid and support. Medics have joined the bid, too.
As online violence targeting women continues to rise, artificial intelligence is set to take trolling to a whole new level. So will the European Union's new Digital Services Act make tech platforms a safe place for women? Annette Young talks to Asha Allen from the Centre for Democracy and Technology.
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Since Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s reelection on Sunday, videos purporting to show Muslims celebrating his victory at Al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem have been widely shared by Turkish media outlets online. So has a video showing people calling for Erdogan’s opponent, Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu to resign, outside the headquarters of his party. The videos themselves are not fake, but have been taken out of context, as we explain in this edition of Truth or Fake.
As football clubs form their teams for next season, more and more of them are turning to a digital marketplace to see which players they could sign on. Charles Pellegrin talks to Frederik Broholt, commercial vice president of TransferRoom. Also, we take a look at the historic deal that reduces Ecuador’s debt burden and guarantees better protection of the Galapagos ecosystem.
A couple in Nigeria has found fame entertaining thousands by sharing their domestic bliss online. Nkubi and Nkiru feel like they're made for each other, and their romance is breaking down barriers. DW’s Amaka Okoye went to meet them.
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