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satire

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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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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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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

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Holy Fark! Drew Curtis is running for Kentucky governor

He's brought us silly videos of animals and hilarious shots to the groin for over a decade. Now it's time for payback, and all Fark.com founder Drew Curtis asks in return is your vote.

By January 26, 2015

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Sony CEO: We were the victim of a vicious and malicious hack

Kazuo Hirai discussed being the target of "extortionist efforts of criminals" who hacked Sony Pictures for making the political satire film, "The Interview."

By January 5, 2015

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Facebook promises fewer hoax stories in your News Feed

A new feature will allow Facebook users to report hoax stories appearing in their News Feed. But Facebook is stopping short of removing content, instead offering a warning for readers.

By January 20, 2015

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'The Interview' basks in attention -- both good and bad

The comedy about bumbling journalists trying to assassinate North Korea's dictator enjoys its day in the sun as online streaming and a small but closely watched theatrical release subvert the ban that hackers demanded.

By December 25, 2014