From Fake Vampire News to YouTube Death Hoaxes

By: Meghan Young - Published: Oct 23, 2009
With the Balloon Boy still taking flight across all media channels, I’ve decided to compile a cluster of past hateful hoaxes has featured. Making headlines or making money, hoaxes will never cease to occur. But with our obsessive need for scandalous news, we are giving, at least some of these deceivers, exactly what they want. Bad publicity is still publicity, right? Stats for 39 Hateful Hoaxes Trending: Older & Mild
Research: 8,080 clicks in 343 w
Interest: 1.9 minutes
Concept: 39 Hateful Hoaxes
Related: 140 examples / 108 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-35
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