Today Is Not the Future; 'Back to the Future' Hoax Fools the Web

Samantha Murphy

Do you know that scene in Back To The Future when Doc sets the DeLorean to a future date and off they go? Despite what you've seen on and , today is not that day.

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A Photoshopped image of the future date from the film has been making the rounds online, indicating that characters such as Doc and Marty McFly travel via their time-machine car to June 27, 2012 from October 26, 1985.

But don't be fooled. The actual date -- as seen in the video below -- shows that we haven't approached "the future" just yet: It's set for October 21, 2015.

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The fake image, which was posted by Facebook member on Wednesday morning, has already received more than 10,000 shares, nearly 1,000 Likes and 300 comments -- many of which call out the post for having an inaccurate date.


This is not the first time the Internet has been fooled by the same hoax. In 2010, a Photoshopped image with circulated the web.

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