Fakebook - the best of TV's nearly-but-not-quite websites

Did you know there are companies that hire them out?

Ah, television. It never quite knows what to do with the internet, does it? If its protagonists aren't busy hacking into the mainframe, they're surfing down the information superhighway to find the websites with the things on.

You know, the things? The things that make the plot move along? On the websites that look a bit like real websites but, crucially, aren't?

The good folk over at Slacktory have put together a showreel of the best fake websites on TV which you should definitely check out below - never before have we seen so many different ways of almost saying Facebook without actually saying Facebook.

Now: enhance!

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Via Gizmodo


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It's a perpetual challenge among the TechRadar staff to send Kate (Twitter, Google+) a link to something interesting on the internet that she hasn't already seen. As TechRadar's News Editor (UK), she's constantly on the hunt for top news and intriguing stories to feed your gadget lust. And having been immersed in the world of tech and tech rumours for more than six years, she can spot a photoshopped iPhone 8 image from 20 paces.