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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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Google tests subscription service for ad-free websites

The test for Google's Contributor program enables you to see a thank-you note instead of an advertisement on participating websites. The cost: $1 to $3 per month.

By November 21, 2014

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World of Warcraft maker Blizzard announces first new franchise in 17 years

With Overwatch, Blizzard now enters the shooting-game genre.

By November 7, 2014

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Sexy molecules! Comedian Megan Amram talks 'Science... for Her!' (Q&A)

"Parks and Recreation" writer Megan Amram offers up a "raunchy, crazy" textbook full of carbon dating, physics as nail art and kale.

By November 5, 2014

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Blizzard's big challenge: Duplicating the success of World of Warcraft

One of the most successful video games ever made is a decade old. What's Blizzard's next act?

By November 6, 2014