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25th Mar 2016 08:59pm
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8.4p per sh... debunked

Tesco 8.4p Fake

Noticed this image circulating a fair bit today and immediately questioned its authenticity as that's too good of a mistake to not get noticed. So, as ya do, I had a quick properly look and from what I can see so far, it's a fake.

My reasons?

1) The 'dot' on the I within Tesco's font (which is actually named 'Tesco') does not have a square 'dot' [Purple arrow]. Note the other two lines [blue arrows] (one I wrote and the original label one) are circular.

Tesco 8.4p Fake

2) [Blue arrow] There's a very faint... [read more]

23rd Oct 2014 12:25am
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The Fake Burton Tornado

On Tuesday (21st October 2014) a handful of news websites started running stories along with this image, saying it was a picture taken by Adam Wright of a tornado in Burton.

Burton Tornado
Burton Tornado

According to one article on the Burton Mail website, Adam had mentioned "Me and my mate Rich Walton were driving from my house in Stretton to B&Q at about 7:30am", so this happened fairly early in the morning.

Burton Tornado

Upon first looking at the picture you can clearly see a nice looking tornado and that the picture can clearly... [read more]

2nd Oct 2014 12:10pm
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Always Check Your Sources

The internet these days is a weird and wonderful place, however what's real and what's not is usually a problem for many folk to decipher, especially since the popularisation of Photoshop. Which is why I always like to check my sources (if available) before believing something.

However, a lot of places didn't check their sources with this story. It went viral Tuesday with various websites carrying it with various titles like "Cheerleader Takes Dump On Teammates In Mid-Air", as you can see in this article.

Check Your Sources

It didn't take long to do the rounds on Facebook, Instagram... [read more]

12th Aug 2014 03:13pm
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Why Do People Buy Twitter Followers?

Why Do People Buy Twitter Followers

If you've got an account on Twitter, you would've surely noticed by now that quite a fair few accounts seem to be sporting over 10,000 followers, yet they're only following about a fifth of them and that they aren't an actor, singer, politician, etc..

Now a majority of these said "followers" will actually be fake accounts, because if you're tech savvy enough, you would know that there's a slight flaw in Twitters mobile website which allows a simple bot (or most people just pay someone to do it) to register loads of fake accounts,... [read more]

26th Oct 2012 04:25am
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How to Stop Twitter Spam DMs

Are you constantly getting messages from your followers on Twitter saying that you're sending them these fake messages, that're usually like "you ar famous now haha *facebook link*" or "Someone's talking about you *facebook link*"? Well a lot of people think these are caused by a virus on your computer. Well to be honest, I highly doubt they're spawned from viruses.

To stop any spam direct messages being sent from your account to your followers on Twitter, please check your "Apps" section in your "Settings" area, as it would 99.9% of the time be YOUR... [read more]

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