Briefly: Fake Photos, Expensive Uber, Rogue One Review

Briefly: Fake Photos, Expensive Uber, Rogue One Review
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Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: 69 viral photos that were totally fake, when taxis are cheaper than Uber, what we thought of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

  • In 2016, many images went viral on social media due to being historically significant, emotionally touching or visually spectacular. Unfortunately, a lot of them were nothing more than clever photoshops. Gizmodo looks at 69 fake photos that a lot of people fell for.
  • Ridesharing service UberX has been a hit in Australia based on an assumption that it’s cheaper than catching a taxi. But is it really? Business Insider crunches the numbers.
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has been out for around a week now. If you don’t mind spoilers, check out what the Gizmodo team thought of the film here.
  • The PlayStation 2 had some classic games. But which of them are the best? Kotaku proffers its two cents.