In episode 42 of our podcast, we look back at the top chain e-mails of 2010. And yes, they were false. For more on this episode, see: The Viral Spiral […]
There’s a reason they call chain e-mails “viral” — their transmission is swift, extensive and very hard to stop. They tend to contain indignant, outraged messages that are nearly always false and often malicious. We can’t say exactly …
Bogus e-mail messages claim she’s given millions to “radical” groups, some linked to terrorists, and located Heinz factories overseas. Both claims are false.
A scare story spreads electronically, but it gets facts wrong.