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Here’s how to do it.

Ah, clickbait. The currency of the Internet! We just found out that Yongzhi Huang, one of the developers here at Fast Company, has built a neat little web tool that lets you create convincing fake news stories with which to troll your friends. 

imageUsing it is easy. Simply pick a news logo (Yahoo, Breaking News, etc.), write your fake headline, then put a link to the website of your choosing at the end. Even Reddit seems to like it!

So we asked Zhi to explain himself.

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  3. anomaly said: Fast co. This is in really bad taste
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    This will blow your mind. As an example they used Obama in one of their fake news stories. Please don’t send me any fake...
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    That’s just horrible
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    Evil tools for evil people