Saturday, August 28, 2010

Too good to be true?

This email basically states that you'll get a free laptop if you send the email to at least 8 people. It really sounds so simple and too good to be true. Sure enough, it turns out to be a hoax. In fact, the real Sony Ericsson has come out to clarify last year regarding this false email. There are many articles warning people about this, and some of them are as below:

Real promotions by legitimate companies usually won't carry out their promotions using chain email. They'll communicate directly with the public, or if not, they'll at least hire profession PR firms. 

3 smiles:

Kim said...

Hey, actually a hoax email might be a way of promoting. Food for though. Hmmmm....

Kim said...

Food for *thought*

Evelyn said...

Hi Kim, thanks for visiting my blog ^^

Yeah, that's true..cause it's just a few clicks to spread the email..and it's viral too..but I guess on the ethical part it is kinda giving people false hopes...but eventually most people may realize it's too good to be true :)

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