Best new Tumblr: People fooled by The Onion

May 28, 2011|By Luke Broadwater

Facebook is good for many things: Keeping in touch with old friends, following celebrities and laughing at dumb things posted by ignorant people. 

Now, a new Tumbler blog focuses exclusively on this last category of Facebook friend: Those fooled by the satirical news site, The Onion. 

On "Literally Unbelievable" (, posts from gullible people on Facebook are forever memorialized. 

Some choice entries: 

• In response to The Onion story, "Puppy Bowl Marred by Tragic Spinal Injury," someone responded: "I was really hoping this was a joke. But I guess not." 

• Under the story, "Planned Parenthood Opens $8 Billion Abortionplex," someone wrote: "Repent America." 

• Reacting to the story, "Government Official Who Makes Perfectly Valid, Well-Reasoned Point Against Israel Forced to Resign," someone posted: "Disgusting!" 

The site was only created last week and we all know that blogging is tough, arduous work. Let's hope they keep it up. 

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