The Truth About the Red Velvet Oreo

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Read on to learn more about the Red Velvet Oreo hoax.

Earlier in October, a very realistic looking photo of a package of Red Velvet Oreos appeared on Twitter briefly. It then mysteriously disappeared.

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As it turns out, the stunt was actually a marketing project by students in San Marcos, Texas. The students used Photoshop to impose a crimson cookie onto an Oreo Package, and said that Nabisco would be debuting the new flavor on Valentine's Day.

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The marketing students even set up a Facebook page for the Red Velvet Oreo, where they then admitted that the cookie was a hoax.

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Of course, now there is a Change.org petition to make the Red Velvet Oreo a reality!

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This week, rumors have been swirling around the Internet about a potential Red Velvet Oreo debut. While it was revealed that most of the talk and speculation turned out to be untrue, recent updates reveal how the story got started.

Check out the slideshow above to learn more about the Red Velvet Oreo.

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