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'Literally Unbelievable' Chronicles Facebook Overreactions to The Onion

By: Michael Hines - Published: • References: literallyunbelievable.org & laughingsquid
Most have been in the situation where they come across a piece of phony news on the Internet and believe it to be real. Though majority of this group would wise up and shrug off their embarrassment, others may never get the joke and post their astonishment or rage over the story onto Facebook. Those are the people who make up 'Literally Unbelievable,' a website featuring Facebook users outraged by phony news stories posted by The Onion.

Hudson Hongo is the genius behind 'Literally Unbelievable,' a site which is guaranteed to make you laugh and feel a little bit better about your level of intelligence. Although it may be a little early to begin making comparisons, I think that this site could very well be the next Lamebook. Check out a few sample fails here and decide for yourself. Stats for Phony News Fails Trending: Older & Average
Traction: 1,160 clicks in 169 w
Interest: 4 minutes
Concept: Literally Unbelievable
Related: 77 examples / 59 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-35
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