NewsThump apparently attempts to reduce the number of Facebook hoaxes by generating a hoax of its own. Where would the internet be without satire?
I thought of sharing this article on Facebook, but was torn between not wanting to mislead people who lack the hoax/satire recognition gene, and not wanting to offend people who would see right through it anyway by explaining that NewsThump isn’t a real news site…
This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog post authored by David Harley. Read the original post at: Check Chain Mail and Hoaxes