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Did YouTube send YouTuber Brendan Kavanagh an email to: threaten removal of 'Pianogate'?

For those who don't know, pianogate refers to a storm-in-a-teacup incident involving YouTuber Brendan Kavanagh who was livestreaming playing a public piano in London and some Chinese citizens who ...
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Is this video of a man skipping beams high in the air authentic?

The following video purports to show a man performing a stunt leaping from beam to beam: https://twitter.com/AKBrews/status/1733162018864267634?s=20 Many people in the comments are questioning its ...
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Does this clip show Israeli Apache helicopters shooting their own citizens on Oct 7?

A Tweet in French with some 200K+ views (and some thousands of likes/retweets) claims Des images inédites ont fuité où ont voit des hélicoptères israéliens Apache bombarder ces propres concitoyens ...
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Did Hamas release a video of a doll "accidentally" masquerading as a dead child in Gaza?

The Twitter account of Israel (MFA) has [archive link, the original tweet was deleted] this slightly odd claim: Hamas accidentally posted a video of a doll (yes a doll) suggesting that it was a part ...
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Is the series of YouTube videos "Cutting Peoples Earphones, Then Giving Them Airpods" fake?

The video "Cutting Peoples Earphones, Then Giving Them Airpods" has attained over 53 million views at the time of writing (2022-10-03) making this a highly popular video on YouTube. Despite ...
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Did a volcano in Tonga explode again on 17 September 2022?

This widely watched video claims it did, but I can't find any news.
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Is this video of a fast-moving river of lava authentic?

In July 2020, Facebook page "Meteorologist Greg Pollak" posted a video (Facebook link): WHOA! Check out how fast this river of lava was moving in Hawaii back in 2018 👀🌋 Note: This is not ...
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Did NIST edit WTC building 7 footage?

According to Paul Joseph Watson in this article, NIST, or some other government entity, edited footage of WTC building 7. I'm not convinced of most of the claims, but the video which is in question ...
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What was this 2021 "Nessie" sighting showing?

A couple of days ago, a Scottish tabloid reported that a man managed to capture Nessie on a video captured by a drone that was recording his kayaking adventures. In the original video on Youtube, now ...
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Is the facade of the Palace of the Parliament in Bucharest the largest surface used for projection mapping?

Claim from http://iMapp.ro: The artistic works of the participating teams will be displayed on the largest projection surface in the world – the facade of the Palace of of Parliament (23,000 square ...
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Is this video about an Uighur family being forced to live with Han Chinese men genuine?

The following video was posted to a number of social media platforms: "Uyghur women being forced to serve Han Chinese" In the video, an Asian male is recording himself sitting on the couch. ...
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Biden 'fake' interview: video of Biden's hands appearing the wrong side of microphones

In the following video, US president Joe Biden is shown being interviewed in the open air. Reporters are holding microphones. In a couple of places the video shows Biden's hands appearing 'magically' ...
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Is this video of an attack on an elderly Asian woman authentic?

A video of what appears to be an attack on an elderly Asian woman has been posted on social media, with the following description: UNPROVOKED ATTACK ON ELDERLY ASIAN WOMAN A 69-year-old woman was ...
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Are the Biden vs. Biden debate videos fake? [closed]

Several viral videos appeared recently, which depict Joe Biden debating "himself", by showing him having the completely opposite stance about an issue in different speeches, including memes ...
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Did Angelina Jolie admit participating in a ritual involving sexual torture and animal sacrifice?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yTdp4CvDZoc According to this YT video: In 1991 Angelina Jolie was filmed when she was describing a Satanic ritual she participated in to join the Illuminati. The ...
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Is this colour footage of Breslau in 1939 authentic?

This 7 minutes footage on youtube purports to be from 1939 in Breslau, Germany (today Wrocław, Poland). In it we can see The banks of the Oder/Odra A random boy cycling in the streets Some military ...
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Did Mr. Tfue dig an elaborate underground swimming pool, with only basic tools, in 60 days?

This viral 17-minute video, 60 Days Build Millionaire Underground Swimming Pool House (over 100M views in just 3 months), "" appeared in my YouTube feed. It appears to show a single man digging and ...
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Do Alex Jones' videos get thousands of views?

Alex Jones, after being kicked off YouTube, has found a new home: Banned.video. And the view-counter over there seems very suspicious: it shows each video having thousands of views. And each time I ...
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Does this video show a conscious man missing part of his skull?

Warning: The linked video contains distressing images. The Alerta National website has a recently published article about a man who was purportedly discovered in the Brazilian jungle seriously ...
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Is this video clip of Biden kissing children real?

I saw this video posted to Reddit the other day, depicting who was claimed to be Joe Biden interacting with 10 different families. The video is rather disturbing and uncomfortable, so I warn you ...
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Does this video show the Notre Dame fire being deliberately lit?

There are some videos online that appear to show flashes of light on top of notre dame cathedral prior to the fire. https://youtu.be/K046fjanNmY?t=47 However, the roof of the structure was metal. ...
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Does this video of collapsing warehouse shelves show a real incident?

This video seems to show a minor bump by a fork lift causing multiple rows of shelving to collapse, burying the fork lift and operator. Is this a real incident, or a faked video? The video has been ...
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Is this accident footage authentic?

This video about texting and driving shows footage of a car crash. Many posters on YouTube claim that it is "obvious" that the crash is fake. It is not obvious to me either way. Is this footage ...
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Were the responses in the "Can you name a country" video staged? [closed]

I recently watched a video from Jimmy Kimmel where he would send his team on the street asking people if they could name / place a single country on a map. Obviously it didn't go well. Is there any ...
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Is there faked Soviet footage of Yuri Gargarin's space flight?

In this clip Joe Rogan says there is faked footage from the Russians of the Yuri Gargarin's space flight. He uses this as an example of "prior-work" for faking the Apollo space landing. I'm not sure ...
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Can Rambo, the German shepherd, follow written commands?

An article on The Laughing Squid shows a German shepherd seemingly following written commands. An impressively intelligent German shepherd named Rambo, who’s learning how to read with the help of ...
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Did CNN broadcast this "fake news" in 1990? [duplicate]

I came across this footage on youtube. It shows CNN anchor Charles Jaco broadcasting what seems to be a fake news story about the 1990 gulf war, using a stage, fake palms, fake sounds, etc. This ...
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Does this video portray Muslims being tortured?

Video shared from this source has the following caption. هؤلاء مسلمو بورما يعذبون فقط لأنهم مسلمون ... من منكم يشعر بوجعهم ما عليه إلاّ محاولة نشر الفيديو على صفحات عالمية ربما تساعدهم ... و أدعوا ...
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Is it possible to disable a vehicle with microwave oven magnetron from that distance

In a well-known Youtube channel there is a scene where a scooter had some kind of short circuit caused by magnetron used as a weapon from a distance. I never saw this channel to have fakes but one guy ...
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Is Casey Neistat's video of himself flying under a drone genuine?

In this video a vlogger shows off themselves flying, doing jumps and snowboarding uphill by being attached to a large drone. Was he effectively being dragged and lifted by the drone?
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Is the "Most people are sheep" video genuine?

On August 30, 2016, Anonymous posted a "quite disturbing" video of a young woman caving in to herd behavior by standing up whenever a random beep was heard in the waiting area of an eye exam office ("...
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Did the BBC fake scenes in Planet Earth 2 with composite shots and CGI?

This YouTube video with over 100,000 views makes the claim that the BBC faked the iguana-snake chase scene in its recent documentary, Planet Earth 2. It makes the claim that the bundle of snakes was ...
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Can this dress change colour dynamically?

This news site features a video of a dress changing colours via an iPad app. The news site says: Sydney designers Showpo posted a video to YouTube showing off their new ‘colour changing’ dress, and ...
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Is this a video of Russian high school children assembling an assault rifle as part of their core education?

I came across an interesting video found on Facebook. It claims to be high school children in Russia working within a high school course. The interesting thing is that the children are assembling and ...
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Was this video of a home made phone charger faked?

A friend of mine recently shared this video on his timeline about turning a cellphone charger into a wireless charger. I am certain that this video is wrong, but I don't know how to eloquently ...
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Is the hand in this video of feeding hummingbirds an actual human hand?

I came across a video titled Hummingbirds drink from red Solo cup in hand, which has over one hundred thousand views, and presumably has been viewed in places other than YouTube. The hummingbirds ...
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Did the Red Cross cure 154 Malaria cases with MMS within 48 hours?

The following YouTube video: Proof the Red Cross Cured 154 Malaria Cases with MMS finally proves that the Red Cross did a field test showing malaria was cured using MMS (sodium chlorite + ...
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Does this video show a very localised rain shower falling on one spot?

This video has been doing the rounds* for the past couple of weeks, claiming it's a very local rain shower. I find it hard to believe. A broken water mains or a geyser seems more likely. But the ...
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Does this viral video show a man's head explode while inflating a dinghy?

An old viral video (apparently from 2001) shows a man inflating a dinghy by mouth, when a child jumps on, increasing the pressure and causing the man's head to explode in a puff of smoke. It has been ...
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Strange sounds from sky. [duplicate]

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/travel_news/article-3084260/What-strange-sound-sky-Noise-heard-globe-nearly-DECADE-explanation.html https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=4JHAu5qDSgU What is it? The ...
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Is this video of harassment in an elevator staged?

The Huffington Post has reported on a video showing a man sexually harassing a woman and then getting beat up by her: http://m.huffpost.com/au/entry/9792076 It looks fake. For example the harasser ...
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Was snowboarder Kelly Murphy chased by a bear?

This YouTube video titled Snowboarder Girl Chased By Bear - I Was Singing Rihanna Work And Didn't Know It Was Behind Me! depicts a woman snowboarding in Japan. Occasionally, a running bear comes into ...
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Is this video of someone dodging cars authentic?

I came across the below gif thanks to the security.stackexchange.com chat and while this looks more realistic than most "man dodges cars" viral videos, I'm still skeptical. Here is the accompanying ...
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Is this what "happiness looks like"?

This gif has been widely distributed on imgur/reddit/twitter/media and it is meant to represent Molecules of the protein myosin drag a ball of endorphins along an active filament into the inner ...
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Does Holmes's Loch Ness video show Nessie?

Holmes's Loch Ness video shows an object (or, as claimed, Nessy) floating in the Loch Ness. What is the origin of what was captured on video? It's at 1m02s in this video.
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Does this video show an ISIS car bomb sent flying by an explosion?

The Daily Mail and Independent have reported on this video, which claims to show an ISIS car bomb being sent flying by an explosion. The original YouTube video can be found here: A screencapture of ...
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Did two people in jetpacks fly with an A380?

This video has been doing the rounds of the internet - An Airbus A380 flying in formation with 2 jetpack - and news sites have raised an uproar of critics calling "fake". "Jet(pack) pilots keep ...
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Did a talent show judge a girl based on her belief in God?

A video on Facebook went viral called "Talent show Judges ask 16-year-old girl if she believes in God" that has subtitles claiming that a whole judge panel evaluated a girl based on her belief in God: ...
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Is this a video from the Tsar bomb?

You can find several videos showing the detonation of the Tsar bomb, a Soviet nuclear weapon (strongest ever tested). Most of them are bad quality and look very old. But also you can find this video: ...
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Is the Chelmsford England / "Hawaii" UFO Lights sighting video faked? [closed]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zzSKsma0mFw Video is being passed around as a UFO or "Mystical Light" sighting over Chelmsford, UK, or in some cases "Hawaii". Are the lights special effects added in ...
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