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What is Global Associated News and why are they reporting fake celebrity deaths?

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Global Associated News is a fake celebrity news generator. The site lets users input a celebrity name and select a celebrity type and location in order to generate fake stories.

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Global Associated News was created by Rich Hoover. The site generates several fake stories, including false celebrity death stories, using the details a user provides. Each story has a link that opens in a new window. These fake story pages are designed to look like articles on legitimate news sites. They include the current date and links to other trending topics as well as fine print explaining that the story is completely untrue. These fake stories can be shared via social media, sometimes resulting in fake celebrity stories generated with Global Associated News going viral.

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