25 Viral Photos That Turned Out To Be Fake

You can’t believe everything you see online. These days photoshop makes it easier than ever to tweak images and make things seem like something they’re not. Just take a look at these 25 viral photos that turned out to be fake.

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People in China have to watch the sunrise on a screen because of the smog

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Although this screen in Tiananmen Square does show a sunrise, it is only part of a commercial and it plays year round whether there is heavy smog or not.


This Syrian boy is sleeping between the graves of his parents

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This photo was actually part of an art project by 25-year-old Abdul Aziz al-Otaibi from Saudi Arabia. He wanted to show how a child’s love for his parents is eternal. According to him it has nothing to do with the humanitarian crisis in Syria.


This man was making death masks for soldiers in World War I

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While he was making masks, they are actually for soldiers who survived the war with serious facial deformations.


These purple trees surround the fairy pools on the Isle of Skye in Scotland

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Actually, these trees were photographed in New Zealand and then photoshopped (original on the right).


This is a picture of the northern lights in Alaska

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As you can see on the right, this photo is actually the Orion Nebula mashed together with some mountains. Deviant art member Jeddaka is resp0nsable for this one.

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