These People Lied Online And Got Called Out For It

by Rachel

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!

This would be a messed up thing to lie about

This would be a messed up thing to lie about

Tom Morello calling bullshit on lazy journalists.

Tom Morello calling bullshit on lazy journalists.

The full story is very important

The full story is very important

This is so creepy PLEASE don't do this!

This is so creepy PLEASE don't do this!

People on the internet love stealing other peoples content and taking it out of context

People on the internet love stealing other peoples content and taking it out of context

Hi, vaccines are good actually!

Hi, vaccines are good actually!

STOP this is so gross.

STOP this is so gross.

Thank you Merriam-Webster for opposing these lies.

Thank you Merriam-Webster for opposing these lies.

This is hilarious

This is hilarious

Shout out to all the medical professionals calling BS

Shout out to all the medical professionals calling BS

If you're going to write fake reviews (which you shouldn't) at least make sure the restaurant is actually open!

If you're going to write fake reviews (which you shouldn't) at least make sure the restaurant is actually open!

If you're going to use a stock photo to lie; don't use the first one!

If you're going to use a stock photo to lie; don't use the first one!

"Who put me on that"

"You would have to be drunk to enjoy it" "Oh but you WERE"

There is more Pokemon discourse than I originally thought

There is more Pokemon discourse than I originally thought

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