You won’t believe how sweet this anti-hyperbole plugin is

This one weird trick will literally eradicate all over-used hyperbole from your browsing experience.

Downworthy is a Chrome plugin that converts hyperbolic headlines from viral mills into sarcastic — and much more realistic — semantic equivalents. For example, the word “literally” is replaced with “figuratively”; while “go viral” is translated to “be overused so much that you’ll silently pray for the sweet release of death to make it stop.”

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