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It’s not true: from gas stoves increasing risk of cardiovascular events to US tanks in Poland

The most shared false claims around the globe, curated by Blasting News’s editorial team
The world of news is complex – and false stories and images are often widely shared on social media. Blasting News’s editorial team spots the most popular hoaxes and misleading information every week to help you discern truth from falsehood. Here are some of the most shared false claims of this week, of which none are legit. World Video does not show U.S. tanks on a train in Poland False claim: Social media users around the world have shared a video of a train transporting military combat vehicles along a snowy field, accompanied by the claim that the images show U.S. tanks in Poland. According to the posts, the equipment was assigned to the Ukrainian forces. Truth: The claim originated after President Joe Biden announced on January 25, 2023 that the U.S. will send to Ukrainian forces 31 M1 Abrams tanks, among the most powerful ground weapons in the U.S. arsenal. During his statement, Biden also acknowledged that delivering the tanks to the field will “take time.” In a...
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