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swervin November 6th, 2017 5:05pm

Do you ever (intentionally or unintentionally) spread misinformation on social media? For example, the story about putting in your PIN backwards to alert police that you are in trouble.

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jlong105 Indiana
11/07/17 7:23 pm

I try not to share what I don’t know for sure.

Tariq88 Utah
11/06/17 10:42 pm

I really try not to, if so I would say unintentionally.

LadyA Earth Explorer
11/06/17 1:57 pm

I fact check everything before posting.

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susanr Colorado
11/06/17 1:45 pm

I don't post anything of that nature in general, and I do try to check the validity of just about anything I post, anyway.

I would *never* intentionally post something like that, though.

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voc I am...what I am
11/06/17 1:07 pm

No that drives me nuts.

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TopsQueen Oregon Coast
11/06/17 12:05 pm

I did on some story and one of my friends told me it was the false story. So I took it down

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swervin Maryland
11/06/17 12:39 pm

I'm glad you did! Someone posted the PIN nonsense and I posted the snopes that disproved it and he kept it up.

MrsCrayonWax Katies Purpose
11/06/17 10:25 am

Yes, ages ago. Now I crusade against these urban legends.

swervin Maryland
11/06/17 10:21 am

Yeah. That old story is going around again. It goes away for a few months and then pops back up again. No one seems to remember that it isn't true or doesn't care.

swervin Maryland
11/06/17 10:06 am

That type of BS pisses me off. I see it every few months, it will pop up and everyone acts like it will save so many lives and is the greatest idea ever. I've also seen the one where if you flash your headlights at someone who doesn't have them on, they will try to kill you, as some sort of gang initiation.

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