Recently, the term ‘Fake news’ has become really popular, but with today’s photoshop abilities, even those of us with the most observant eyes may easily be fooled. From the viral rice wave to a photo of the first dab in history, how many of these photos do you believed to be 100% real? This list compiled by us will show you the reality behind popular viral photos so prepare yourself for some eye-opening shots that will prove once again – you can’t trust everything you see online.
A photo of a lion strapped onto a machine in order to make the iconic MGM intro of a lion roaring is actually a photo of a lion being diagnosed at the vet’s office.
Although this form of vlogging is very one-of-a-kind, you shouldn’t think that this incredible guy would use any type of drugs while literally flying in space. This astronaut was actually just trying to surprise his co-workers with some Easter eggs!
The mustache wasn’t enough, they had to add those angry eyebrows.
One of the recent viral sensations was the ‘fried rice meme’ that showed a man making an incredible rice wave in his pan. Unfortunately, the photo itself is already fake since the rice wave is a sculpture that is sold in a fake food shop in Tokyo.
A photo of a kid sleeping near his deceased parents’ grave in Syria turned out to be completely staged since the kid knew the photographer and the graves did not belong to his parents.
The photo was photoshopped so well, it wasn’t so easy to understand it was actually fake.
One of the most recent viral sensations was a woman weirdly squatting on a tiny shelf. Turns out she only lifted one leg, which, to be honest, is still kinda weird.
This magical castle that probably most of us would love to visit or even stay in is unfortunately a combination of a photo of a rock in Thailand and a castle in Germany.
This iconic selfie of a pilot photographing himself in the air was actually a photo of him when he was safely landed.
It is a cool thing to come across a unique animal, there is no need to create one with photoshop, or if you’re doing so, please do not try to trick people into thinking it actually exists.
There’s is a weird obsession with moons in viral photos, it seems that if you really want to have a popular photo, just add a moon in the most unrealistic place and there you have it. That’s exactly what happened with this photo.
Even though a photo of a bear chasing a cyclist will have a far bigger effect on you than a photo of a bear running through an empty street, luckily, nobody was harmed in the making of this photo.
A photo of a giraffe with dwarfism has been used online multiple times, although giraffes, like other animals, can have dwarfism, this photo is actually fake.
You can stop feeling bad about these photographers since the bear in the photo is actually captured in a stock photo that can be easily found online.
Although all of us would hope that the first dab was captured back in the 20th century, meaning this iconic movement will never age, unfortunately, this photo is actually a behind-the-scenes photo from the movie Dunkirk, shot in 2017.
A magical photo of India during the Hindu festival is actually a composite of satellite images shaded different colors.
A fake photo of Romney’s spelling the word ‘Money’ instead of his last name ‘Romney’.
A magnificent photo of a space shuttle once again fooled many people and it quickly became a popular image to share online.
This photo of an explosion was actually taken 7 years after Einstein’s death, so even if cool guys don’t look at explosions, this was definitely not the case.
The horrible 9/11 story still remains a mystery for the most part, various conspiracy theories surf the Internet without anyone giving the real answers. So, there’s no doubt that when a photo taken just a moment before the tragedy happened was posted online, people quickly started sharing it. Well, luckily the man in the photo did not witness the tragedy take place. That’s probably the only good thing there is to say about this awful event.