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Munchausen by internet
« on: Thursday, 18 February, 2016 @ 10:57:35 »
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Cancer cons, phoney accidents and fake deaths: meet the internet hoax buster
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
http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/feb/18/cancer-cons-phoney-accidents-fake-deaths-internet-hoax-buster-taryn-wright

Long read but quite interesting