29 People Who Just Flat out Lied on Social Media, and Then Paid the Price | 22 Words

The thing about the Internet is that if you're going to post something for the whole world wide web to read, you'd better make sure you're not just pulling things out of thin air.

In other words, people know how to use Google and will call you out on that crap. And as you can see from these people, it can be pretty ruthless, but also highly entertaining...

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What's more terrifying? The thought of mechanically separated chicken or the Teletubbies? They're both pretty unpleasant prospects, but I think I would rather ingest the pink goo than have to dive headfirst into the realm of Teletubbies.

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Sure, we all went to high school... ...but that doesn't mean we actually did the homework.

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Maybe she's going to take a nap at the club? Or maybe she's trying to be a little sneaky and having limited success. Don't lie, folks, especially in the age of social media.

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She might have gotten away with it if it wasn't for that pesky "via mobile" situation. Alas.

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But he will tell you not to put words in his mouth. That guy looks like he knows exactly how to get in shape, so I'm inclined to believe him when he says what is or isn't the right way to get the job done. And speaking of how not to get in shape...

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Using Photoshop is also a really bad workout method. Apparently, it'll eat your bellybutton right off your tummy.

Falling Behinder

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Hey, lots of people named Claire go by the nickname Rebecca, right? No? They don't? Hm...

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Did I say Paris? I meant Paris, Australia. Tiny little city. You've probably never heard of it.

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Unfortunately for this gnarly powder carver, there's this little thing called "Google." Have you heard of it, dude? Reverse image lookup is the bane of a liar's existence.

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"Christmas isn't about bragging rights!" *Immediately brags on social media* Yeah. I have no problem with this person getting called out. This next social media liar may just have discovered time travel...

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The weird thing about time is that someone can't be born in 1977 and have the perfect body in 1955. I know. It's so weird, right?

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What was the thinking here? "Dude, take a picture of me acting like the sun is in my eyes!" The shadows say otherwise. Don't fight astronomy, buddy. You'll lose every time.

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Well, vegan minus chicken and beef...and maybe eggs and some dairy. Other than that, totally, 100-percent vegan. Oh, and sushi.

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You know...Dave! Goofy Dave! He's also a model, so there's that. Chances are, she doesn't know him. So how is she going to break the news that the engagement's off?

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It's good to be confident! But it's bad to be a liar. This next person also didn't go the library... Or did they?!

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Seriously, is there a serial library computer hacker out there, just making up lies for everyone on the Internet to see? Don't they know it's illegal to lie on the Internet?

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Dang! You know you've messed up when your mom threatens to block you.

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Is it too late now to say, "Sorry?" Yes, yes it is.

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Forget buying the picture online. I'm gonna need at least four of those throw pillows.

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Rick...Nick...Taking photos...Stealing photos... Who can really tell the different between anything anymore? This next person can't tell the difference between reality and their daydreams...

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Maybe "the club" is her nickname for her bedroom. And talking about toilet paper is "VIP treatment."

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You know it's bad when the actual airline calls you out on your crap. Looks like it's time to book a plane ticket to Shamesville.

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Did they really think they were going to get away with trying to pass off the pic, frame and all, as their own work? Someone give them points for being bold, at least.

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Oops! I accidentally posted ANOTHER picture of myself to various social media accounts, complete with a caption that I wrote. We've all been there, right?

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Why does this remind me of that "vegan" we met earlier...? And now for a very important lesson on not 1. Lying to your friend or 2. Being Facebook friends with your boss...

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Ooh, a double whammy. This is awkward. On the plus side, no one is dead!

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That's so weird; earlier today I literally had this exact same conversation with 12 different people! What are the chances?

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"And here is a picture of my very real girlfriend who definitely exists and who is real. Did I mention that she exists in real life and takes up three-dimensional space?"

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Well, they didn't morphine before, but they're definitely gonna need something to deal with the pain of being publically called out.