Online shopping has forever changed the way we buy many of our favorite goods. The number of people using the internet to make purchases has risen drastically over the last decade and today, it’s safe to say that almost everyone loves to buy online. It’s simple, cheap and very convenient. You don’t even have to get out of bed and get dressed or worry about the opening times of your favorite shop. Why spend time in your car to get to the shops when you can get everything done from home? Another great thing about the Internet is that you can literally find anything you want, no matter how rare, weird, or unusual. But of course, buying online also has a few drawbacks. The articles that arrive in our homes are often not quite as impressive as the fancy-looking pictures promised when we placed our orders. It’s easy to sell something online and because the internet is a lot more anonymous than the real world, plenty of vendors are out to make a quick buck at the expense of their customers. Check out some of these hilarious online shopping fails so you know what to watch out for, the next time you decide to buy something online!
1. 50 Shades of Nothing
This person shared the absurd online shopping experience of his friend on social media. “My friend ordered 50 Shades of Gray on eBay, this is what he received,” he wrote. There are really 50 different shades of gray printed on this paper, so I guess technically he got what he ordered.