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'Jason Derulo' meme recirculates online in satirical social media posts about Biden’s inauguration
A photo has been shared thousands of times in multiple posts on Twitter that claim it shows singer-songwriter Jason Derulo falling down the stairs at US President Joe Biden’s inauguration on January 20, 2021. The photo, however, has been circulating online since at least 2011 as part of a long-running joke. Derulo is not the man pictured in the image.
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This photo shows Joe Biden being sworn in as US vice president in 2009
A photo of Joe Biden circulating on social media has been shared alongside a claim that it shows him being sworn in as 46th president of the United States on a Bible with an upside-down cross. The claim is misleading: the photo was taken in 2009, when Biden was sworn in as US vice president.

The photo appears to show that Jill Biden inadvertently held the Bible upside-down at the 2009 ceremony.
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Sri Lankan social media users share misleading posts about cremations of Covid-19 fatalities in US
Multiple Facebook posts shared by Sri Lankan social media users in January 2021 claim that California's Los Angeles County suspended cremations for people who have died after contracting Covid-19. The posts circulated online after the Sri Lankan government faced criticism for mandating cremations for Covid-19 fatalities, rejecting calls to allow the Muslim minority to bury their dead in line with Islamic custom. The claim is misleading: the posts refer to a CNN article that accurately stated a cremation limit in Los Angeles County was in fact temporarily suspended due to a "backlog" of bodies.
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