The meme you’ve seen about Instagram privacy settings is not true

Several celebrities have reposted the incorrect image, which has no truth to it.

Hundreds of birds were found dead in the Netherlands but it had nothing to do with 5G

Almost 300 starlings were found dead in a park in The Hague but no 5G tests were going on at the time.

This picture of women ‘dressing up like 9/11’ was taken in the UK, not Israel

The students wore the costumes to a nightclub in Chester in 2013.

This advice on how to fight a parking ticket is wrong

If you receive a parking charge notice from a private car park and wish to appeal it, don’t pay it immediately.

It's not correct that 98% of world trade is done via the WTO

98% of global trade is done by members of the WTO, but some of this trade is done via trade agreements, not under WTO terms.

These figures on MP expenses are incorrect

A post falsely claimed that Scottish Conservative MPs spent far more on travel and accommodation expenses than SNP MPs.

Tommy Robinson was not prosecuted for causing distress to men on trial for grooming

Tommy Robinson was found guilty in July 2019 of contempt of court after live-streaming footage of defendants in a trial that had a reporting ban.

Autism prevalence is up but scientists have consistently found that vaccines don’t cause it

More diagnoses of autism disorders are being made but they are not associated with being vaccinated.

Islam in London: factchecking the viral image

This viral image makes claims about sharia law, mosques, no go areas and violence in London.

Labour members did vote to debate Palestine over the NHS and Brexit at the 2018 party Conference

However, trade unions and affiliates voted for Brexit to be debated at the conference.

Flamingo egg yolks are not bright pink

Flamingo egg yolks are usually yellow to red in colour.

This viral image on immigration and homelessness has a fundamental flaw

An estimated 320,000 people are homeless in Great Britain, and that figure includes people who aren’t British.

This footage of the Queen doing the Nazi salute is real

The video was filmed around the time Hitler became Chancellor of Germany, before the Second World War began.

There’s no easy way to compare benefit and tax fraud.

This graphic comparing benefit fraud and tax fraud is wrong. It’s difficult to compare DWP and HMRC, and most of the numbers quoted are incorrect.

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