BOOM is an independent digital journalism initiative with a mission to fight misinformation and make the internet safer. We are India’s premier fact checking website, committed to bring to our readers verified facts rather than opinion. BOOM also writes pro-active fact files which serve to educate readers on key issues they might have questions about. Subjects that BOOM actively fact checks range from political, social, communal and health & medicine to products and services and even history.
5G Technology in India: All you need to know about 5G or fifth generation of cellular networks and how Rel Jio, Airtel and Vodafone Idea are placed to take advantage of the new technology. 5G, Reliance Jio, Jio, Jio 5G, Reliance Jio 5G, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea, Huawei, ZTE, Gopal Vittal, 5G Spectrum, 4G, 4G LTE, spectrum, digital economy, 4G networks, telecom sector, 5G technology, What is 5G, 5G Launch, 5G launch in India, Uses of 5G
Coronavirus Fake News: A Facebook user said she authored the original version being attributed to Dr. Anthony Fauci. Social media posts shared thousands of times attribute comments describing the dangers of the coronavirus and criticizing those who do not take it seriously to Dr. Anthony Fauci.
Viral Video Fact Check: BOOM spoke to the creators of the 3D video who confirmed that the clip is not a blueprint of the proposed Ram Temple in Ayodhya. A 26-second animated clip is being shared on Facebook and Twitter. Ram mandir construction, Ram mandir model, ram mandir video, ram mandir photo, ram janmabhoomi, Ayodhya, Ayodhya ram mandir, Fake News, Fact check
How should you save yourself from ATM fraud? How to detect fake PIN frauds? Vedant Sangit, Head of Education, IndiaForensic tells us about the different kinds of ATM frauds and how we can guard against losing money to scam sters. #ATMFrauds #ATMSafetyTips #fraud
What is the India-China border fight about? India China border is 3,488 kms and also one of the longest border disputes in the world. After the recent #GalwanValley clash in Eastern #Ladakh, it has taken several rounds of military and diplomatic level talks to de-escalate the situation. BOOM Explains India China border problem.
Ever wondered how an Indian wedding would look like in a pandemic? Watch how weddings are now going ahead without the band, baaja and baarat. #IndianMarriages #Covid19 #LockdownWeddings
Can inhaling steam cure COVID-19? Can inhalation of steam prevent COVID-19 in healthy people? Dr S Krishnaswamy, Member of Hoaxbusting Team of Indian Scientists' Respinse To COVID-19 tells us the truth about how steam inhalation affects the human body. #COVID19 #coronavirus #factcheck
Can inhalation of steam cure coronavirus? Does Sara Pilot really have a Twitter account? Did a Budweiser employee urinate into the beer tank? The world is crazy, but fake news is crazier. Arpit Sharma debunks top 5 fake news of the last week on this episode of Fake Se Badhkar Fake. #weekly #fakenews #factcheck
Facts About India News: The government is yet to decide on the reopening of schools and colleges and has asked states to consult parents. BOOM received this image on its WhatsApp helpline with the request for verification.
Assam News: Floods in Assam have caused widespread damage and has claimed the lives of humans and animals alike even as the state wages a battle against COVID-19. 71 people have lost their lives in the flood.