I have to admit, the first time I heard the words “Manti Te’o”, I had absolutely no idea what they meant. However, in the past couple of days, I’ve learned more and more about what is truly one of the most bizarre stories I’ve ever read – and of course, my first thought was, what is social media saying about this? Luckily, the January 19th installment of the Wall Street Journal Sentiment Tracker covered the response from Facebook and Twitter users. 71% were annoyed by the story, 14% were sympathetic, 14% cracked jokes and 1% simply doesn’t care to hear more about the story. What struck me the most was that Lance Armstrong made his way into comments about this as well as other top news items. Check out some of the jokes below:

RT @FrankCaliendo: “You set up your Oprah interview yet?”  – Lance Armstrong to Manti Te’o.

Manti Te’o’s girlfriend was Miss January on the Mayan calender….

RT @SNOSSports: Going to wear my Manti Te’o jersey with a livestrong band tomorrow.

What do you make of this incredible saga? Let me know in the comments!

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