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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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Satirical Steve Jobs movie now available for viewing on Web

Comedy site Funny or Die releases "iSteve," a 79-minute movie about the Apple co-founder based largely on Wikipedia research.

By April 16, 2013

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The Thick of IT: Armando Iannucci pens Silicon Valley satire

Armando Iannucci, creator of award-winning political satire The Thick of It, is planning a new show set in Silicon Valley on HBO.

By September 4, 2012

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Adbusting satirical video sees through Google's new goggles

commentary Did Google's ukulele-strumming promo vid for its high-tech specs make you a little queasy? You may well appreciate this skillful, and perhaps insightful, parody by culture jammer Jonathan McIntosh.

By April 7, 2012

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'Real or Onion': Can you spot the satire?

"Congress Accidentally Approves Arts Funding." Did that headline come from a serious news outlet or did you just get duped by The Onion? New iPhone game challenges you to decide.

By December 7, 2011