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Why Do Smart People Fall For Dumb Hoaxes and Transparent Scams? (Article Has Been Moved)

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Every day, thousands of Internet users fall for silly hoaxes and transparent scams. Why? Many commentators suggest that all of the people who fall for such scams and hoaxes are just plain stupid. But, this is not true…

This article has now been revised, updated, and moved to a new home on Medium.

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Why Do Otherwise Smart People Fall For Obvious Scams and Hoaxes?


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