Why people fall for dumb Internet hoaxes

Why people fall for dumb Internet hoaxes

We like to blame poor media literacy, but basic human psychology plays a part, too.

Alex Jones's Career Is in Trouble During a Dark Week for Internet Hoaxes - Vice

Alex Jones's Career Is in Trouble During a Dark Week for Internet Hoaxes - Vice

The Worst Internet Hoaxes of 2015  - Esquire.com

The Worst Internet Hoaxes of 2015

The Worst Internet Hoaxes of 2015 - Esquire.com

A good site to check on the various e-mails & chain-letters floating around the net

A good site to check on the various e-mails & chain-letters floating around the net

Why people fall for dumb Internet hoaxes - The Washington Post

Why people fall for dumb Internet hoaxes

Why people fall for dumb Internet hoaxes - The Washington Post

Best Urban Legends, Email Rumors and Internet Hoaxes: <a href="/library/bl_image_quiz.htm">Can YOU Spot the Fakes?</a>

Best Urban Legends, Email Rumors and Internet Hoaxes

Best Urban Legends, Email Rumors and Internet Hoaxes: <a href="/library/bl_image_quiz.htm">Can YOU Spot the Fakes?</a>

Check out the latest eHow Tech Podcast Episode. We talk about Internet Hoaxes and interview Steve and Jay Novella from the Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe.

Tech Podcast Episode # 3: Internet Hoaxes; Steve and Jay Novella from the Skeptics’ Guide

Check out the latest eHow Tech Podcast Episode. We talk about Internet Hoaxes and interview Steve and Jay Novella from the Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe.

The Guardian: A look at the psychology behind Internet hoaxers

Cancer cons, phoney accidents and fake deaths: meet the internet hoax buster

The Guardian: A look at the psychology behind Internet hoaxers

http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/10-things/top-10-sites-to-debunk-internet-hoaxes/

http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/10-things/top-10-sites-to-debunk-internet-hoaxes/

The long read: After Taryn Wright exposed an elaborate fake tragedy on Facebook, she found herself leading a squad of online detectives – but on the internet, it doesn’t take long for a crowd to become a mob

Cancer cons, phoney accidents and fake deaths: meet the internet hoax buster

The long read: After Taryn Wright exposed an elaborate fake tragedy on Facebook, she found herself leading a squad of online detectives – but on the internet, it doesn’t take long for a crowd to become a mob

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