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That Profanity Laced Letter To A Teacher All Your Friends Are Sharing On Facebook Is Probably Fake

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This corrected version of a student's paper that was posted on Reddit is awesome. Too bad it's probably fake.

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People Actually Believe That Slayer Is Going To Protest Fred Phelps' Funeral

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A lot of folks are excited that Slayer is going to protest the funeral of Westboro Baptist founder Fred Phelps. The bad news is that none of it is true.

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The Story About A Woman Trapped On A Deserted Island For Seven Years Your Friends Are Sharing Is A Hoax

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You know that story about the woman found on a deserted island after seven years that's all over your Facebook wall? HOAX!

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The ‘Internet Names Baby’ Contest Is Fake And Our Faith In Humanity Is Restored

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Turns out people really are OK and not dumb after all. Well, not as dumb as we thought, at least.

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Is The Manti Te’o Hoax Really The Worst Fake Internet Girlfriend Story Of All-Time?

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I thought we all had <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2013/01/oh-you-knew-that-the-internet-was-going-to-have-fun-with-manti-teo">a pretty great conversation about the Manti Te’o story yesterday</a> – except the one or two commenters who sassed me – so I wanted to bring up two fun little updates to the story because they jumped out of my monitors this morning and smacked me in the balls.

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Yep, Taiwan Animation Weighed In On The Manti Te’o Girlfriend Hoax

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New career goal: get name-dropped in a Taiwan Animation video.

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Oh You Knew That The Internet Was Going To Have Fun With Manti Te’o’s Fake Girlfriend

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First and foremost, if you’re one of the 16 remaining Americans who hasn’t read <a href="http://deadspin.com/5976517/manti-teos-dead-girlfriend-the-most-heartbreaking-and-inspirational-story-of-the-college-football-season-is-a-hoax">Deadspin’s incredible, mind-blowing investigative report on Notre Dame linebacker and soon-to-be first round draft pick Manti Te’o and his fake dead girlfriend</a>, do it now.


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