False advertising has always been a problem for consumers. You buy a giant bag of Cheetos at the store only to crack open the bag and realize that over half the space inside is just air. You go out and buy the “best shoe for running” only to find out that your feet are covered in blisters after day one. The difference with false advertising now is that people falsely “advertise” themselves. Whether online dating, creating a profile picture for Linkedin, or simply updating the Insta status, people are posting versions of themselves online that just don’t match up to reality. Here are some of our favorites!

30 Times Things Just Weren’t As Cool As Advertised Online

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