Turns Out Many People Think 'Onion' Headlines Are Real (30 Pics)
30 times people were fooled by The Onion.
The term 'fake news' has been everywhere nowadays, especially on, well, the trending news.
While social media platforms are taking drastic measures to prevent the spread of false information, this doesn't prevent lazy folks from getting tricked by satirical sites.
If you spot a headline from The Onion or The Babylon Bee or Reductress, you should know it's just fake and satirical.
But, the serious, straight-faced manner these sites 'report' on non-existent events, happenings, and ideas has resulted in people mistakenly thinking the stories are real news.
Scroll down to see stories that some people somehow believed were real and their funny comments.
#1 Congrats, You Got 'Onioned'
#2 What?! Are You a Doctor?
#4 Are You Learning to Use the Internet or What?
#5 Karl is Cute Though
#6 As Long as We All Get Offended
#7 Medical Science Must Be Stopped
#8 More 'Flue Shots' for the Rest of Us
#9 This Guy Even Pulled Out a Quote
#10 We Can All Use Some Self-Reflection
#11 Yea, This Would Only Be Believable If It Were Like 3 States
#12 Missed the Joke
#13 Literally Unbelievable
#14 Let's Boycott LEGO!
#17 Hehe, 69
#21 'No Offence, but Your Writers and Editors Are Idiots…' The Commenter Didn't Know He Was the Idiot for Believing a Fake Story
#22 Fun Fact
#23 Looks Like Someone Never Heard a 'Your Mom' Joke In Middle School
#24 If This Were Real, Denny's Would Have Come Up with a Much More 'Fun' Name for the Dish
#25 Come On! They Would Only Do the Stars And Bars, at Best
#26 This Guy Even Got Furious
#28 Using Powerball to Determine COVID 19 Infection Rate
#29 Someone Got 'Onioned'
#30 Read a Book!