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Yanny or Laurel Audio Illusion Divides Social Media

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Yanny or Laurel Audio Illusion Divides Social Media


Turns out, the new auditory illusion, Yanny or Laurel has been breaking the internet. The disputed mystery audio clip that sounds like different things to different people, Yanny or Laurel has divided the Internet.

Just like the dress that surfaced online in 2013, which gave wind to the debate whether it’s gold and white or blue and black, the two seemingly unrelated words “Yanny” and “Laurel” have been buzzing the internet lately.

Seemingly, the same audio is being heard in different ways by different people, at the same time.

A lot of people took to Twitter to reveal whether they heard Yanny or Laurel in the video.

A user wrote,”Does anyone hear both yanny and laurel or is it just me?”

Another user tweeted,” When you hear both Yanny and Laurel, but your friends pressure you into choosing one or the other. ”

“Yanny or Laurel is just is this dress white and gold or black and blue for your ears,” wrote a user.

Comparing this with the dress, a user wrote, “so is this dress yanny or laurel.”

The audio became viral after being shared on Reddit on Sunday by a user named Roland Camry. Within a day, it started spreading on social media like a wildfire.

In the video, one can hear a male operator saying one word, ‘Yanny’ or ‘Laurel’.

(Minimal edits applied, story generated from syndicated ANI feed)
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