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11 More Fake Viral Images

11 More Fake Viral Images

Another day, another fake image getting passed around as real. Today we have everything from posing puppies to sketchy satellites to underwater trains that are just too good to be true. Always remember the first rule of viral image safety: be aware before you share.

Aussie Teen Behind Viral Sensation @HistoryInPics

Aussie Teen Behind Viral Sensation @HistoryInPics

Over at The Atlantic, Alexis Madrigal has uncovered the two people behind the enormously popular (and often factually inaccurate) Twitter account @HistoryInPics. Turns out it’s operated by two very ambitious teenagers.