This is what The Onion think of Facebook’s decision to make satirical posts on the site more ‘obvious’ (spoiler alert: they win!)

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in Cool Websites on Tuesday 19 August 2014

The Onion strikes back. The brilliant satirical website have (apparently) confused Facebook users so much with their close to the bone ‘news’ posts that the social media giant have now decided to identify all satirical updates with a clear and obvious tag to try and help people who can’t understand what’s happening.

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Prescription coffee mugs and liquor flasks prove you don’t have a drinking problem

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Wednesday 9 April 2014

Parody site The Onion has some of the best gag gifts we’ve seen, including the Prescription Pill Bottle coffee mug that makes your caffeine addiction perfectly acceptable, and the Prescription RX flask, that makes your drink addiction perfectly acceptable too.

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Confused Facebook responses of folks who mistake The Onion for real news

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Saturday 24 August 2013

Hudson Hongo has compiled a best-of collection of the precious, priceless times when everyday harmless folks sincerely thought The Onion articles were for real. Naturally, we bawled our heads off at the confusion that greeted the one of the Nicolas Cage puppet (‘wait … I don’t understand.. there no Nicolas cage?? I mean as a real human?’)

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Onion-Like Headlines In Real Life Tumblr

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Saturday 21 July 2012

‘Too good to be true’ is the slogan underneath the blog title, and we couldn’t agree more. Every gem of a headline carries a link to the originating news story from whence it sprung — only because, we suspect, that these wacky headlines would seem fake otherwise. We especially like ‘Adult men who like My Little Pony gather, say they are not creepy’ and ‘For Would-Be Cougars, the Prom Is a Good Start’.

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The Onion: Sony Releases New Stupid Piece of Shit

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By Gerry Mak in Video on Thursday 12 February 2009

This cuss-laden jab at mindless consumer culture takes aim at gadget fetishism and the endless deluge of hi-tech gizmos we’re all subject to. It’s one of the best things The Onion has done in a while.

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