Case solved: This is the true color of that goddamn white and gold dress

In what may be the biggest case of mass hysteria ever experienced in the history of the internet, everyone in the planet speculated tonight about what's the color of a stupid dress. Some people even claimed it changed color.* Others looked for Photoshop analysis or scientific explanations. Here is the true color.

The dress is indeed black and blue. I fired up Photoshop and fixed the exposure. Here's what the dress looks like in real life:


Which matches the dress you can see online, as claimed by the person who took the photo:

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She's not lying. Case solved.

She either overexposed it or adjusted the image after taking it, pumping up the brightness and contrast (or shadows and lights) in her phone.


But reality doesn't matter. What matters is that we burned the internet with absurd, inane commentary on our first day of net neutrality. High five, everyone.

* Yes, the dress changes color. In fact, if you were seeing it as gold and white before, after seeing the GIF above, it will probably change the color of the original photo for you. Try it.


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