35 Viral News Stories From 2014 That Were Actually Totally Untrue
The internet sits on a throne of lies.
2. You cannot charge your iPhone 6 by putting it in the microwave because that will actually destroy your iPhone and your microwave.
8. That time a teenager working in Target became a huge meme was not a marketing stunt; the claim that it was a marketing stunt was, in fact, a marketing stunt.
35. And nobody actually said “fuck her right in the pussy” on live TV, because it was a hoax, except then people started saying it anyway, so now it is real again.
This post has been updated from 27 things to 35 things, to reflect the fact that we remembered a load of other stuff that wasn't true in 2014.
The list is still not exhaustive.