Related: "Leaked" Google Chrome OS screenshots people money via his Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.But it's not true that you'll ever get any money by forwarding a chain letter as part of the beta test for a new Microsoft-powered email tracking program.One of the men, who was a police officer, was fired as a result of perpetrating the hoax, and they both face legal action.
These claims were made more believable because the email included a photo of US servicemen holding a spider that appears to be about a foot in length.The message, which appeared to be posted from Konstantin Chernenko (with the address [email protected]), was shocking because most people assumed Cold War security issues and hostility between the USSR and the USA would prevent the Soviet Union from joining Usenet.Sometimes it's hard to tell what to believe when you read it on the web. Well, those were a hoax, and a rather tasteless one at that.
But all those rumors about Jeff Goldblum falling to his death in New Zealand?
Lonelygirl15 appeared to be just an average, innocent video blog of a run-of-the-mill American teenager when it first appeared on You Tube in June 2006, but very quickly the vlog's storyline shifted.