• Spam Files
    Smith Johnson Canada Lottery Scam

    For the past few months (or even longer), an email has been floating around, claiming the recipient has won the Canadian Lottery, by means of an email address being selected from their java-based software.

  • How To...
    How to Make a Two-Column Layout in Google Documents

    Instruction workaround for creating a two-column table layout in Google Documents.

  • How To...
    How to Show the Facebook Ticker

    Yes, everyone hates the Facebook ticker. Well, not everyone. A friend asked if I could help figure out how to show the Facebook ticker on her account. Googling it only seems to show anti-ticker and “how to remove” it posts.

  • Scams & Deception
    Work From Home on Google Affiliate Scam List

    After ranting about Pulse360, Adblade, and MSNBC, I looked around to see just how much replication is going on with the current breed of affiliate “make money at home on Google” websites. As anticipated, it’s rampant. I went to consumerfinancereviews.com, which was the target of the MSNBC post, and Googled one of the...

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Abused Child Lipstick Story: Good Message, Fake Story

    A photo has been passed around lately of a little girl with a mangled face and a pacifier in her mouth. The attached caption is a heart-wrenching story of a girl who was killed by her mother as punishment for getting lipstick on the bed sheets in what was meant as an...

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Mother and Baby Japan Earthquake Photo: Put Away the Tissues

    A photo of rescue workers digging bodies out of rubble is continuing to float around social media and email.

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Parrot the Dog DC Police Incident: Not Related to Occupy Movement

    You have to love social media, where old news can resurface and become new again. This week has seen a surge in the sharing of the photo of Parrot, the dog who was killed by police during a Washington DC festival.

  • Social Media
    Trending Photo: Marine’s Wife at Casket

    A photo which has been circulated heavily on social media sites is a photo of a marine’s wife laying on a mattress next to his casket. Is this photo and accompanying story real?