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Hello fellow web crawlers! Andrew here. Welcome to today’s edition of web_crawlr

Our top stories today are about: How people are falling for a fake Kraft “Gayo” Pride promo, five cheap fast food hacks that have gone viral, why people are sharing embarrassing things they did to impress their crush, and an explainer about “Art the Clown” memes. 

After that, our Senior Politics and Technology Editor David has a “Deplatformed” column for you. 

Also, don’t forget to scroll down below to check out today’s viral video

See you tomorrow! 

— A.W. 


⚡ Today in Internet Culture

🤦 DUMB OUTRAGE
Rainbow-colored Kraft ‘Gayo’ Pride promo dupes the internet

Kraft Foods, the American food manufacturing and processing conglomerate, is facing backlash online after a fake post claimed it released a rainbow-colored mayonnaise known as “Gayo” in celebration of Pride Month.

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🍟 HACKS
5 viral, cheap fast food hacks: Get more for less at Panera Bread, Cava, Taco Bell, and more

We’ve compiled a list of the five most useful fast food hacks that the internet has to offer. Let’s dive right in

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💑 INTERNET-ERA DATING
‘I remember when I lost my mind’: People are sharing embarrassing things they did to impress their crush

We’ve all debased ourselves for love. Some ways are just more public than others.

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🤡 MEMES
Straight out of the ‘Terrifier’ movie series, ‘Art the Clown’ memes are not for the faint of heart

This clown will make you laugh in unexpected ways.

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🚉 Deplatformed

By David Covucci
Politics & Technology Editor

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Deplatformed: Far-right is mad Republicans didn’t ask Fauci about Ukraine biolabs

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🕸️ Crawling the Web

Here is what else is happening across the ‘net.

✈️ A woman trying to surprise her family with a Disney World trip instead got hit with a double dose of unpleasant surprises: Weather-induced flight delays and American Airlines’ management of the situation.

🦷 This dental office worker continues to call out “veneer technicians” on TikTok, warning potential customers of the dangers of getting veneers done by anyone other than an actual dentist

🥡 Customers are accusing fast-food restaurants of getting stingy with their portions and upping their prices more and more frequently. The latest culprit? Panda Express.

🍓 Erewhon is back at it with ridiculous prices for basic grocery items, and another person has gone viral for catching a recent examplemixed berries.

🛒 We’ve come a long way from the height of the COVID-19 pandemic when empty grocery shelves were an everyday occurrence. At least, most of us have.

🍗 A Buffalo Wild Wings server told customers they couldn’t have a box for the unlimited wings. So they found a workaround

⚰️ From the Daily Dot archive: Is your kid attending funerals on Roblox?


📝 Question of the Day

Everyone’s got opinions, and we want to know yours. Just click a button below to answer the question, and tomorrow we will let you know how fellow web crawlers like you answered. 

WOULD YOU PUBLICLY SHARE SOMETHING EMBARRASSING YOU DID TO IMPRESS YOUR CRUSH?

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🤳 Today’s Viral Video

This dad attempted to show his son how to do a proper pull-up. He didn’t expect what happened next

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