Kids lie a lot. They like to embellish the truth for attention, or sometimes they just completely make something up. It is a habit most of us grow out of by the time we reach our teens. However, not everyone grows out of this childish phase; and the Internet has only made this problem worse.
It is so very easy to steal someone else’s post without credit. Or, even worse, steal an element of someone’s story and fabricate the rest. Fact checking is becoming more and more important as some people just believe everything they read. There is a thread dedicated to this on Reddit entitled Quit Your Bullshit and here are some of the best posts below!