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12 Photos Showing How Easy It Is to Trick Us in the Modern World

In the modern world, it’s quite easy to fall prey to the tricks of marketers and influencers. It’s quite sad to realize that you’ve gotten tricked. The people from our compilation have experienced such a thing and even took pictures to warn us about what to watch out for.

We at Bright Side sympathize with the people who didn’t get what they paid for and we want to keep you safe from such trouble!

1. A girl from Instagram decided to prank her subscribers. She did a photoshoot in Ikea but said she was in Bali.

2. “Had to get 1,001 stickers. Turned out that 768 stickers are just small squares.”

3. What a blogger’s photo in paradise might actually look like:

4. “Ordered some hair dye from Amazon and it was the first time I’d gotten an invisible product from them.”

5. Wow, this is smart...

6. “I bought wine and came home to find this.”

7. “Why did I expect full slices?”

8. “It’s not even a whole mushroom.”

9. Sad brownie

10. “I’m calling the police.”

11. Oil with a little bit of meat

12. “I work as a delivery man. I had to deliver this to a client — an empty bag from a luxury store.”

Bonus: from a potato to a beautiful woman thanks to the power of makeup...

Have you ever been tricked this way? Share your stories in the comment section below.

Preview photo credit natalia__taylor / instagram