The “story” of Messi mopping with the Mexico shirt and other hoaxes about the Qatar 2022 World Cup

The World Cup in Qatar 2022 is over and Argentina will take home its third cup. In the last four weeks, each meeting generated intense emotions and, among them, misinformation also crept in. In Verificador de La República, we collected the hoaxes that circulated in the recent edition of the international tournament. Did Messi “mop” … Read more

Hoaxes and misinformation about Messi and the alleged kick to the shirt of the Mexican team

Categories Resources used reverse google search Twitter advanced search Google search It has gone viral on social media (here either here) a video of the Argentine soccer team celebrating in the locker room the victory of their team against the Mexican team after their match on November 26 in Qatar. In the images appears the … Read more

Hoaxes about the spontaneous person who interrupted during a World Cup match in Qatar ·

On November 28, during the match between Portugal and Uruguay in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, a spontaneous jumped onto the pitch with a peace flag along with messages supporting the protests in Iran or calling for an end to the conflict in Ukraine. Some images that have gone viral on social media along … Read more

How the “Sam Hyde” hoax got into the Ukraine war hoaxes

On the sidelines of the attack on the Crimean bridge linking the peninsula annexed by Moscow in 2014 and Russian territory on October 8, a passport belonging to the alleged perpetrator of the explosion circulated, in particular on Twitter. The document is a fake, and above all a redundant hoax on the Internet and featuring … Read more

Hoaxes and misinformation, we are all guilty of their creation and dissemination

Communication Study Y Servimedia present the study “Hoaxes and Misinformation”which has been presented by the Minister Spokesperson of the Government, and has aimed to find out who promotes hoaxes and disinformation, how they are spread and what effects they have on society. The study shows that both the general public as well as journalists and … Read more