Fact Check

VERA Files Fact Check tracks the false claims, flip-flops, misleading statements of public officials and figures, and debunks them with factual evidence. It also fights misinformation and disinformation spread on the internet. This project is supported by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED). VERA Files is also part of Facebook’s third-party fact-checking program.

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: FB post on Taal eruption MISLEADS with photos from other countries

It used eruption photos in Nicaragua and…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Netizen mixes current and outdated Australia fire photos in MISLEADING FB post

It included photos from 2013 and 2014.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Imposter ‘Pacquiao’ FB accounts post FAKE US500M giveaway

They're fake. Don't believe them.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Locsin’s claim on US entry ban vs De Lima accusers needs context

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr.’s…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: FB posts MISLEAD by mixing photos of animals killed and hurt in current and past fires in Australia

It’s a mix of current and outdated,…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Site plagiarizes, FALSELY claims in its headline ‘Iran’ offered US80M for Trump’s head

This is inaccurate.