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11 Fake Photos That Went Super Viral

Social-media websites, Facebook and Twitter are flooded with viral images of every possible subject in this world. But do you believe that each of those pictures that you see/appreciate/criticize/like/comment upon is real? Well, I suggest you should not. Today, several tools are available for editing photographs.

Don't wonder if someone posts a photograph entitled "The backyard in house 202/D is ghostly!" or some people hovering freely in the sky. This story unleashes the truth behind some of the fake yet most viral images trending on the network these days.

11 Fake Photos That Went Super Viral

11 Fake Photos That Went Super Viral

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Spreading rumors is very easy and this is what happened with these photos!

Spreading rumors is very easy and this is what happened with these photos!

#1. Is this TIME's definition of a perfect body of 1955? Absolutely not!

#1. Is this TIME's definition of a perfect body of 1955? Absolutely not!

This photo was mistaken to be Time Magazine's definition of a perfect body in 1955. This picture is said to have gone viral initially on Twitter in December 2013. Anyway, a judgmental mind would definitely doubt this kind of print back in 1955. Also that a reputed magazine's board would think a hundred times before claiming anything regarding a case which is as contradictory as this.

Real photo which is of Aria Giovanni born on 3rd November, 1977

Real photo which is of Aria Giovanni born on 3rd November, 1977

However, the real photograph is of an adult movie star Aria Giovanni who was not even born until 1977.

#2. Is Martin Luther King Jr. flipping the bird?

#2. Is Martin Luther King Jr. flipping the bird?

No. The function of Photoshop was so smartly used that the image of Martin Luther Jr after passing of Senate in St. Augustine, Florida, 1984 was made to look like he was flipping a bird.

#3. Did John Lennon ever play guitar with Che Guevara?

#3. Did John Lennon ever play guitar with Che Guevara?

This fake photo went viral describing John Lennon sitting down with the revolutionary Marxist icon Che Guevara and play guitar.

Real photo of Lennon and Wayne Gabriel.

Real photo of Lennon and Wayne Gabriel.

In the real photo, Lennon and Gabriel together play guitar. Gabriel's head has been replaced by Che's in the fake image.

#4. A Fetal Footmark

#4. A Fetal Footmark

It is pretty obvious to not to believe something like this. Everybody knows that the foot of a fetus cannot be so disproportionately long besides the fact that that the abdominal wall is too thick to allow the marks of fetus' foot.

#5. The Invisible Art

#5. The Invisible Art

This is a fake photo which shows the exhibition supposedly put up by a New York's artist wherein he displayed his invisible artwork.

There it is!

There it is!

The artwork was just photo-shopped out to create that fake viral image .

#6. The Stormy-Sandy Hurricane

#6. The Stormy-Sandy Hurricane

The superimposition of a thunderstorm over the Statue of Liberty and its passing off as hurricane sandy made this fake photo go viral.

#7. World's biggest dog? NO.

#7. World's biggest dog? NO.

There was a misleading through this image claiming the dog as the world's biggest dog. Well, according to urban legends, this dog certainly, neither was, nor could be the biggest one ever. Its size as shown in this image is abnormally larger than the normal size of its breed.

#8. Abandoned orphans of Nepal Quake? NOPE.

#8. Abandoned orphans of Nepal Quake? NOPE.

This photos shows a two and a half year girl being protected by her four year old brother. They were mistaken as abandoned orphans of Nepal quake in 2015. The image was actually clicked by photographer Na Son Nguyen in Vietnam in October 2007. The girl was simply terrified because of presence of a stranger and her brother was trying to make her feel secure.

#9. Is that cow trying to get some warmth? NO!

#9. Is that cow trying to get some warmth? NO!

It is pretty obvious that this image is not real but fake. If a cow were lying on a car like that, the front of the car would be sagging terribly under the weight.

The original image in which the cow lies in a field.

The original image in which the cow lies in a field.

#10. The Rainbow Owl

#10. The Rainbow Owl

According to 'the birdist', owls are very rarely found to be colorful and this one is the outcome of some terrible photoshopping of a Barred Owl.

#11. The Helicopter Shark

#11. The Helicopter Shark

This image went viral with a title 'And you think you are having a bad day at work'

The original image of the helicopter.

The original image of the helicopter.

Lance Cheung captured the photograph of this USAF helicopter hovering in front of the Golden Gate Bridge.

The original image of second part of the composition.

The original image of second part of the composition.

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