'The Onion' Skewers Social Media 'Experts' [VIDEO]

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Lacking in original ideas? Don't worry your empty little head because social media provides the perfect cover -- or at least in this parody it does.

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The Onion pokes fun at the throngs of social media experts spewing generic tips on Facebook and Twitter with a TED-style talk from Cameron Hughes. Hughes, a faux social media consultant, reveals that the "secret" to success online is doing a whole lot of nothing. Nada, zip, zilch and then -- tah-dah! -- millions of followers and fans. If only it were that easy.

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Don't you feel silly for putting all that effort into 140-character quips and re-sharing memes from George Takei?

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1. TMI Parents

We love your babies, really we do. We do not, however, relish vivid descriptions of their every wee wee and poopee. And we especially don't look forward to 46 similar posts every single day.

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