Miscaptioned

Miscaptioned

This rating is used with photographs and videos that are “real” (i.e., not the product, partially or wholly, of digital manipulation) but are nonetheless misleading because they are accompanied by explanatory material that falsely describes their origin, context, and/or meaning.

Learn more about our rating system here.

Reptile, Animal, Snake
Did a Snake Swallow an AK-47?
  • 28 February 2021
If an AK-47 is dangerous, then a SnAK-47 is dangerhissssss.
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Advertisement, Poster, Electronics
Does This Photo Show the Milky Way From Perseverance Mars Rover?
  • 27 February 2021
The Mars rover is equipped with five cameras.
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Face mask
Do These Photos Show Staph Infections Caused by Face Masks?
  • 25 February 2021
"Having a staph infection [from wearing a face mask] is a pretty rare occurrence, and...
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pat sajak sajak's daughter looks like her iconic mom children son wheel of fortune game show tv television host
Does a Photo Show ‘Wheel of Fortune’ Host Pat Sajak’s Daughter?
  • 21 February 2021
We clicked through more than 100 pages of a clickbait slideshow so you wouldn't have...
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floraspring pooping habit 65 year old y/o yo man poops out 42 pounds revival point llc labs Dr. steven masley MD
Did FloraSpring Help a 65-Year-Old Man ‘Poop Out 42 Pounds’?
  • 20 February 2021
Online advertisements for the FloraSpring weight loss supplement led users to pictures and video of...
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Watercraft, Vessel, Transportation
Did the ‘USS Al Gore’ Get Stuck in Ice?
  • 16 February 2021
The truth about this meme may be inconvenient.
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Nature, Outdoors, Land
Does This Photo Show a Human-Sized Lion’s Mane Mushroom?
  • 15 February 2021
It takes a pretty fun-gi to come up with such a tall tale.
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biden movie set oval office
Is This Biden on a Movie Set Resembling the Oval Office?
  • 10 February 2021
Denying reality won't stop it from happening.
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Stage, Person, Human
Did ‘Satan’ Appear During The Weeknd’s Super Bowl Halftime Show?
  • 8 February 2021
The Weeknd has previously used satanic imagery in his music videos.
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Person, Human, Clothing
Were Two Moons Spotted Over Dubai?
  • 8 February 2021
When double moons hit your eye like a pair of pizza pies, that's suspicious.
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donald trump military coup president mar-a-lago mar a lago video conference military US U.S. american army navy air force marines coast guard
Does a Photo Show Trump Planning a Military Coup?
  • 7 February 2021
A Facebook post posited that a photograph showed Trump video conferencing with the military in...
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Person, Human, Wheel
Does This Picture Show an Armored ‘2021 Dodge Ram’?
  • 8 February 2021
An online advertisement for a "2021 Dodge Ram" featured an unrelated vehicle from a company...
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