Viral Images That Are Actually Fake

Most people know you shouldn’t believe everything that you read or see on the internet. The below 13 viral images have been doing the rounds on social media, but it turns out that they’re actually fake. Some of them are Photoshopped, whereas others are the original images, but shown out of context alongside fake stories. Take a look, you may be surprised to learn the truth!

This isn’t an underwater train in Denmark, it’s just another Photoshop creation.

Could this be the dreaded Angolan witch spider?! No. Thankfully, it’s just a wolf spider, Photoshopped into these giant proportions.

No, even Steven Seagal wouldn’t dare give Putin the bunny ears.

This image of a space shuttle rising through the clouds into clear blue sky is a composite of two photos.

We’re not sure how anyone could be fooled by this, but apparently there were plenty of bites.

Are there really swimming pools in Paris’ disused metro stations? Sadly, no. It was an idea of a mayoral candidate, who had this rendering created, but she didn’t get into office so the plan never went ahead.

This might look like Jack Nicholson and Heath Ledger both being The Joker at the same time, but it’s just figures of the pair.

This has been touted as an image of the Malaysia Airlines jet that was downed in the Ukraine. Actually, it’s a still from Lost.

This was supposedly taken in a flooded shopping mall, but… get real! 

Is this a mystical moonmelon from Japan? No, just a Photoshopped watermelon.

Are GMO eggs really all cruddy on the inside. No, the one on the right is clearly just overcooked. This graphic originally comes from a satirical anti-organic Facebook page.

This isn’t a picture of the solar eclipse from a space station, it’s actually an image manipulation by Deviant Art user A4size-ska.

Is this Time Magazine’s idea of a perfect body in 1955? Nope! This woman, Aria Giovanni, was actually born in 1977.

Viral images are just part of life now. Scrolling down your Facebook feed, you’re probably going to see numerous viral photos, but how can you tell if they’re real or not? A lot of folks just take things at face value, which means if they see an image, they’ll believe it to be real, but there are many people out there with a mischievous heart and basic Photoshop skills. Sometimes it’s obvious when a photo is fake, but at other times fake photos are extremely believable. We’ve collected 14 viral images that are definitely faked, and now it’s time to bust some myths!

Another Photoshop job here. There’s certainly no monastery carved into that rock. It’s still a lovely rock, though!

It’s true that a game had to be moved from William’s Brice Stadium in 2015 due to flooding in the area. However, the stadium itself never flooded. This image is a fake.

We all hoped the Einstein really could shred, but alas! The image on the right, of blues musician T-Model Ford, is real, but the one of Einstein is not.

This is supposedly a photo of the supermoon, but the moon has been enlarged and moved.

This might look Like Martin Luther King Jr. flipping the bird, but you can clearly see it has been edited. In the original, he was giving the peace sign.

This was supposedly a prayer meeting for the much reviled Kim Davis, but it’s not! Yes, this image does depict a prayer meeting in Lima, Peru, but it certainly wasn’t for Kim Davis and was held a year before anyone even knew her name.

This is allegedly a lost exposure shot of lightning striking a tree. Beautiful, but fake!

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