Satire tags on Fox News stories on Facebook

‘Satire’ Tags Appear Next To Fox News Articles On Facebook; Lawsuit Announced

Menlo Park, CA — What some are calling a “harmless prank” is being taken very seriously by the Fox News Channel. On Sunday, the links on Facebook which display related articles by Fox News were showing ‘satire’ tags [...]

Facebook Labels Emergency Post About House Fire As “Satire”

What do you do when you find a fire in your home, and your phones aren’t working? Apparently, the answer shouldn’t be “use Facebook to seek emergency help,” because that’s what one family in Southern California [...]

Zuckerberg to Use “Satire Tags” to Protect Ignorant Facebook Users – The National Report Responds

By Nigel J. Covington III Editor-in-Chief *SARCASM: Another term for verbal irony–the act of ostensibly saying one thing but meaning another. See further discussion under irony. *SATIRE: An attack on or criticism of any stupidity or vice [...]

Congress to Vote on Bill That Would Outlaw “Satire” Websites

It’s a trend that’s sweeping the Internet… and it’s about as dangerous as trends can get.  “Satire” hoax websites have begun flooding the Internet at an unprecedented rate in recent years, writing fake “news” [...]
The Assam Rape Festival in India

India Ends Diplomatic Relations With The U.S. Over Satirical Article

Assam, INDIA — People in India are outraged by a satirical article that appeared on an American website reporting a rape festival taking place in India’s northeastern state of Assam. “We rape the evil demons out of the girls, [...]
AZ Gov. Jan Brewer Apology from Paul Horner

Author of Gov. Jan Brewer Gay-To-Straight Hoax, Extends Sincere Apology

Hello everyone, My name is Paul Horner and I am the one responsible for the article in question. I can not sleep at nights. I need to get this off my chest. I feel so bad for what I have done. I love Jan Brewer so much and it hurts me, deep [...]
Jan Brewer threaten lawsuit against hoax and satirical article by Paul Horner

Governor Jan Brewer Threatens Lawsuit Against Hoax Author Who Claimed She Supports Mandatory Gay Conversion Classes For Children

Phoenix, AZ — Governor Jan Brewer’s spokesman Andrew Wilder held a press conference this morning with reporters announcing news of a possible lawsuit against Phoenix, Arizona resident 34-year-old Paul Horner. Horner was the culprit [...]