Click-Bait? It’s an Israeli war crime, apparently

Editor’s advisory: No musical content. But interesting for social media geeks.

A BBC business reporter has unearthed the source of hundreds of viral stories on the Internet, the ones you find yourself clicking on even though every fibre of your brain tells you it’s going to be rubbish.

The source of the virus is, apparently, a former digital online officer in the Israeli armed forces, where he presumably failed to influence world opinion. He’s more successful now.

Want to know how? You know what to do. Just… click here.

 

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    • Your misrepresentation of the BBC news piece would be hilarious if it weren’t so tragic and disappointing and predictable. Presumably the programmer is happy to have his background in the IDF known and part of his business story. There’s nothing in the piece which is critical of the IDF’s [murderous] activities.

      What’s interesting, of course, is that once again something benign and non-military has arisen out of military work. Good luck to the fella. At least he’s doing something reasonably harmless.

      • A good project for advanced technology is to detect tunnels and their exits without having to bomb the H above ground. Rumor has it that finding them via heat detection was already proposed and rejected.

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