It doesn’t matter how good you’re at making up things—lying is always a bad idea. Sooner or later, the truth will come out, and you’ll become a laughing stock. Some people think they can escape the embarrassment of being caught in real life by lying on social media. They invent stories and showcase fake fabulous lives they’d love to have. Unfortunately, when you lie to the Internet, there’s always someone willing to discover you red-handed and uncover the truth behind your posts. While we can’t catch every liar out there, here’s a list of some attention seekers that tried to deceive the Internet and got busted right away. After reading it, you’ll want to make sure you’re telling the whole truth on your social media posts!
Stealing an Egg Flip picture from a calendar
People love to share pictures of their trips on social media. There’s nothing wrong with that, of course. We all want to share our adventures with the world. However, stealing pictures and making them pass off as your own isn’t cool.
When this Facebook user posted a picture of them skiing in Colorado, most of their friends were impressed. Unfortunately, someone knew better and pointed out that the photo they shared was from a 2012 calendar. Stealing images from Google rarely ends well.