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Facebook Is Reminding Idiots That The Onion Is Satire

Facebook Is Reminding Idiots That The Onion Is Satire

By Josh Wolford August 15, 2014

Because people are generally idiots, Facebook has begun reminding people that articles from The Onion are indeed satirical, and should not be shared as serious articles replete with outrage, disgust, and general displeasure. I guess some Facebook engineer saw his …

Teen Says She'll Kill Everyone in Town on Facebook

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Guy Forgot to Log-out of Facebook at Home He Burgled

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Robber Caught After Friending Victim on Facebook

You have to be a real winner to hit someone in the back of the head just to steal their iPod, but it takes quite the criminal mastermind to seek out their victim on Facebook the day after the robbery. …

Mom Banned from Facebooking About Kids, Hitler Mom Banned from Facebooking About Kids, Hitler

If a judge orders, as part of a probation deal, that you must stop ranting about Hitler and your family on Facebook, you should probably take it seriously. An appellate court has ruled that banning a woman from posting about …

Florida Man Facebooks Cop-Adjacent Drug Deal Photos Florida Man Facebooks Cop-Adjacent Drug Deal Photos

Florida Man, the world’s worst superhero, is staying busy, as always. A Port St. Lucie man has been arrested after–well, after doing a lot of dumb things. According to the Martin County Sheriff’s office, 21–year-old Taylor Harrison has been arrested …

Man Named Popadick Lives Up to Name in Public Park

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Police Raid House Over Parody Twitter Account Police Raid House Over Parody Twitter Account

If you live in Peoria, Illinois, you’d better watch what you tweet about the mayor. Rather, you’d better watch what you tweet as the mayor from a parody account. City police performed a search operation at a Peoria home on …

Principal Calls 6-Year-Old Honey Boo Boo on Facebook

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San Fran Apparently Has a Smart Car Tipping Problem

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Craigslist Blackmailer Pleads Guilty

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The Los Angeles Police Department has arrested a 20-year-old man for making criminal threats after he tweeted that he would shoot someone if he received 100 retweets. “100 RTs and I’ll shoot someone walking,” tweeted Dakkari Dijon McAnuff alongside the …