It's becoming increasingly difficult for me to discern real vs. fake news. Real news headlines these days are so outlandish and sensational that any reasonable person would think their fake. Conversely, fake news items are so believable, goddammit!
Here are two recent examples that had me fooled!
New Study Finds Humans Shouldn’t Spend More Than 5 Consecutive Hours Together
I've taken to Facebook as an outlet for this tirade, but I doubt that my twice-removed cousins nor the girl I stabbed in the foot with a pair of scissors in second grade would really understand or give two fucks.
Other notable shit on this topic:
- Vice is Hip -- fake but totally believable Vice Headlines
- Why "Smart" People Fall for Fake News -- I added the quotes. Don't wanna be presumptuous by calling myself smart or anything...
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