LADbible

Factual Reporting: Very Low - Biased - Not Credible - Fake News


QUESTIONABLE SOURCE

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  • Overall, we rate LADbible a Questionable source based on hyper-sensational stories, promotion of pseudoscience, and poor sourcing of information.

Detailed Report

Reasoning: Sensationalism, Pseudoscience, Poor Sourcing
Bias Rating: NOT RATED
Factual Reporting: VERY LOW
Country: United Kingdom
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: LOW CREDIBILITY

History

Founded in 2012, LADbible is a social media and entertainment social publisher based in London and Manchester, United Kingdom. The website is co-founded by Alexander “Solly” Solomou and Arian Kalantari and focused on publishing easily shareable clips, pictures, and stories. LADbible publishes a diverse range of original and user-generated content – spanning editorial, video, documentary, and live.

Funded by / Ownership

LADbible is owned by The LADbible Group Ltd and generates revenue through online advertising.

Analysis / Bias

In review, LADbible publishes sensational videos and entertainment news. Some of these stories and videos are clearly pseudoscience such as this: ‘Time Traveller’ Knows Who Will Be President In The Year 2045 and this Vegan Reveals He Ejaculated For First Time In Months After Giving Up Diet. The LADbible has also been criticized for misogyny. Although there is plenty of factual stories/videos on this website, there are enough sensational/misleading/fake ones to classify this source as questionable.

In general. LADbible publishes sensational stories that are not always real/true. They don’t really hold a political bias, as they aim to create viral content regardless of whether it is true or not.

Failed Fact Checks

Overall, we rate LADbible a Questionable source based on hyper-sensational stories, promotion of pseudoscience, and poor sourcing of information. (D. Van Zandt 4/6/2019) Updated (12/22/2022)

Source: https://www.ladbible.com/

 

Last Updated on December 22, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check

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