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No really: The Onion's Twitter, FB account hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

May 07, 2013

No really: The Onion's Twitter, FB account hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

American satire website, The Onion's Twitter and Facebook account were hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army. Except people weren't really sure if The Onion was indeed hacked. #Syria #Technology #SocialMedia #The Onion #Personal Technology #Syrian Electronic Army #The Onion Twitter account hacked #The Onion Hacked
Kim Jong-Un as sexiest man: How China's daily fell for Onion's joke

Nov 28, 2012

Kim Jong-Un as sexiest man: How China's daily fell for Onion's joke

How did a spoof article about North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un being the sexiest man alive end up as a real news item in China? Turns out it was a case of telephone, or Chinese whispers, in the digital age. #WeirdNews #Kim Jong-un #The Onion #People's Daily China

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Kim Jong-Un as sexiest man: How China's daily fell for Onion's joke

Aug 22, 2014

This Startup Thinks Pictures of Onions Can Reveal Changes in the Economy

It’s probably every teenager’s dream to get paid for snapping iPhone pictures. Instead of selfies, though, David Soloff is seeking pictures of fruit carts, health clinics and remotely located schools. His startup is hoping to leverage the vast prolif...
Kim Jong-Un as sexiest man: How China's daily fell for Onion's joke

Aug 21, 2014

'If I Stay': Movie review

Full disclosure: I went through half a pack of Kleenex watching “If I Stay.” But know this: those tears are no more honestly earned than if director R.J. Cutler had merely been chopping onions in front of me...
Kim Jong-Un as sexiest man: How China's daily fell for Onion's joke

Aug 18, 2014

Facebook Is Testing A 'Satire' Tag Since Users Think The Onion Articles Are True

Founded in 1988, The Onion is a parody news organization that publishes fake articles like “Busch Gardens Unveils New 9,600-Mile-Long Endurance Coaster” and “LensCrafters, Pearle Vision Agree To Prisoner Exchange.” The Onion’s websites hit around 11 ... #Facebook #Busch Gardens #The Onion