It's true KFC's founder didn't start franchising his famous fried chicken until he hit retirement age - but he'd already been a successful businessman and cook.
A US car company used a novel method to transport vehicles from the factory to dealerships, but it wasn't common practice.
AAP is accredited by the Poynter Institute’s International Fact Checking Network and adheres to its rigorous protocols.
The company has been caught up in baseless conspiracy theories about the US presidential election.
It may add flavour, but consuming too much salt can lead to a host of health problems - despite the claims in a popular meme.
The mystery location is the start of a series of fictions in a social media video touting a health product.
A widely shared video claims "any intact human immune system can fight" the coronavirus.
The state's health minister made an unfortunate slip-up when quoting figures about hospitalised COVID-19 patients during a press conference.
A video says a blackened adhesive foot patch is proof it extracts toxins - but those health claims fail under scrutiny.
The United Nations has been accused of another nefarious plot - this time to introduce a digital one-world currency to track all transactions.
The anti-parasitic drug has been shown to kill the virus in the lab, but it's not an approved treatment in hospitals.
The coronavirus continues to mutate but that doesn't mean vaccines need to constantly do the same.
Social media posts rely on outdated information for their suggestions that people can ignore the state's public health orders.
A meme claims British statesman Sir Francis Bacon was a Freemason who played a key role in the famous translation.
Social media posts appear to confuse the EU vaccination system with a digital health service used in Catalonia since at least 2015.
A post claims the eyewear can improve sight permanently - but experts aren't convinced.
A fake post circulates baseless claims regarding quarantine facilities for COVID-19.
A social media post claims to provide a "100% lifesaving method" for stroke victims - but experts say getting fast medical treatment should be the priority.
It was a clever concept to change driving behaviour, but the project ended in 2011.
A clip of people dancing and singing purportedly at Sydney's famous beach is being used to highlight authorities' perceived double standards.
Multiple posts claim the approval of COVID-19 vaccines are tied to emergency declarations - but they're way off the mark.