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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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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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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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Tweets by new 'Daily Show' host Trevor Noah come back to haunt him

The comedian's tweets about Jewish kids and "fat chicks" from several years ago reemerge after he steps into the spotlight as new host of "The Daily Show."

By March 31, 2015

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Smiling selfies at Manhattan blast site anger some

Technically Incorrect: A photograph of seven women using a selfie stick to take pictures near the site of last week's East Village explosion causes quite a stir. And it's not the only smiling selfie from the scene.

By March 29, 2015

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What an Uber apology might look like (in Funny or Die's imagination)

Technically Incorrect: The comedy-video site can't help offering what it believes is a true and extremely cutting (non)apology from the tech world's most benign company.

By March 5, 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