“Critical thinking vapourised”

To show how uncritical people are about what they read on the web, a company posts false information about Apple — which almost immediately develops a life of its own.

Stockholm production company Day4 fooled portions of the tech world last week into believing that Apple was working on an odd-shaped screw – an effort to show how quickly people are to believe anything they find online.

Day4, as the Swedish production company is called, said it was disturbed by how ready people were to believe anything they read on the web these days, especially because they can easily check tech reporters’ facts using tools such as Google.

Read the rest of the article …

The relevance to Fake Buddha Quotes should be obvious.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *