Category Archives: I Call BS (Spam/Scam/Hoax)

How to Search by Image Online Using Google (How to Avoid Unnecessary Hostility Online 2)

In a past post, I discussed How to Avoid Unnecessary Hostility Online by taking a moment to research before spreading false information. ¬†However, what happens if the information is in the form of a photo? As Hurricane Sandy hits the … Continue reading

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There is This Thing Called Google (How to Avoid Unnecessary Hostility Online)

Disclaimer: This blog is entitled “There is This Thing Called Google,” but I don’t want anyone to feel like I’m leaving out Yahoo, Bing, or any other search engine you may prefer. Have you ever seen something like this? I … Continue reading

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HOAX: ATM Pin Reversal (with suggested alternatives)

Have you ever seen a post similar to the photo to the left?Don’t believe it. This hoax is important to call out because people in this situation will likely put false hope into an ATM function that does not work. … Continue reading

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