Gullibility might be the most common trait among the Internet's many diverse users.
Despite the well-known fact that not everything you see on the Internet is true, netizens continue to fall prey to weird — and often dim-witted — hoaxes.
For instance, for the better part of the year, many people in Texas believed that Obama administration was planning a military takeover in the Lone Star state. Obviously, nothing of the sort happened, but it goes to show that people are willing to believe anything that has over a few hundred shares and a thousand retweets.
From the weird Satanist guy who wanted his “lord and savior to gaze upon” him, to the Aussie who fooled millions of people with a picture of a fake passport, here is a roundup of the most memorable hoaxes that went viral in 2015.