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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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Google's Alphabet: Brought to you by...Hooli?

Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are confirmed fans of HBO's "Silicon Valley." The Easter egg in their post renaming the company Alphabet suggests their fan status may go a step above the rest.

By August 10, 2015

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Return of 'Bloom County' comic strip gives new voice to Opus and Bill

Look out, Donald Trump! Bill the Cat, Opus the Penguin and the rest of the "Bloom County" crew have returned with plenty of political plunk, ready to entertain a new generation of fans.

By July 19, 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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Reality TV and 'Game of Thrones' collide in 'Housewives of Westeros'

Forget White Walkers. You should hear the sassy smack talkers in this satirical YouTube takeoff on the "Real Housewives" franchise.

By June 16, 2015