Social Networks

Now There’s A Haiti Hoax On Facebook

Just call me Ms. Almost-Real-Time Snopes: A friend sent me the following heads-up. Thank goodness your Facebook status isn’t as easy to forward as a tweet — and let’s pray that most of these folks are still keeping them out of Bing and Google algorithms: One of my friends FB status is as follows: PLEASE […]


Beware of Twitter Memes; How To Really Help Haiti

Update 11.20 am: CNN: Twitter hoax spreads rumors of airlines’ free flights to Haiti Oh, the “UPS is shipping packages free” meme is also a hoax Update 12.57 am: Silly me. I went to the American Airlines website looking for info, but it did not occur to me to check out American’s twitter feed. There […]