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Amy Poehler, Megan Amram concoct satirical science Web show

"I love science, but I also love looking good." Megan Amram entertains with experiments and interviews while poking fun of gender stereotypes in a new comedy series for Amy Poehler's Smart Girls website.

By August 4, 2015

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Facebook testing 'satire' tag for parody news in the feed

The social network tries to ease confusion between real news and joke news that shows up in users' feeds.

By August 18, 2014

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Facebook kills the joke, labels 'satire' links

Fooled by The Onion? Facebook is labeling satirical stories to help those who get confused by fake news. Also, Best Buy appears to have spilled the beans on the Moto 360's price and specs, and Microsoft's system update causes blue-screen crashes.

By August 18, 2014

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Facebook kills the joke, labels 'satire' links

Fooled by The Onion? Facebook is labeling satirical stories to help those who get confused by fake news. Also, Best Buy appears to have spilled the beans on the Moto 360's price and specs, and Microsoft's system update causes blue-screen crashes.

By August 18, 2014

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iWatch satire skewers Apple before WWDC

Could Apple finally unveil a smartwatch at WWDC next week? If so, let's hope it doesn't turn out anything like this.

By May 31, 2014

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Chewbacca arrested, Emperor Palpatine wins in bizarre Ukrainian elections

Ukraine's Internet Party, which has been adding levity and subtle satire to the country's tense politics for a few years now, is making a statement with sci-fi again. Yes, this is all true.

By October 26, 2015

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Hulu satirizes 'Real Housewives' in new original series

Unveiling its slate for 2014 at CES, the second-day streaming site will debut "The Hotwives of Orlando," as well as second seasons of "East Los High" and "The Awesomes."

By January 8, 2014

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Ex-FIFA official references Onion article in self-defense on Facebook

Technically Incorrect: Jack Warner, one of the current and former FIFA executives indicted on charges of corruption last week, doesn't know from online satire. John Oliver cannot help laugh at him.

By June 1, 2015

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Christian group to schools: Stop filling kids' heads with dinosaurs

Technically Incorrect: Insisting that dinosaurs are a 19th century invention and caused one child to become 'bestially-minded,' Christians Against Dinosaurs posts its displeasure on a popular parenting site. But surely this is satire.

By February 15, 2015

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Apple rejects satire app Joyful Executions

In an expected move from the iOS gatekeepers, iPhone users won't get a chance to play the game which puts a satirical twist on North Korean propaganda due to its "excessively objectionable content."

By August 6, 2013