'Real or Onion': Can you spot the satire?
"Congress Accidentally Approves Arts Funding." Did that headline come from a serious news outlet or did you just get duped by The Onion? New iPhone game challenges you to decide.
The game is simple. You're presented with a headline and it's your job to determine the source. Based on your guess, you'll either be taken to a mainstream news site or to the original article on The Onion, along with results that compare your overall score with that of to other players.
If you still don't get how it works, the below video from Gelf Magazine goes into more detail.
Along the same lines, check out one of my favorite blogs, Literally Unbelievable. It's a site that posts Facebook screenshots from users who actually think The Onion stories are real.