November 28, 2012

The Fake Google Press Release: Easy to Replicate?

The deal that wasn’t. It took a while but the PR site that housed a fake press release about Google buying ICOA finally took it down after a media barrage about its lack of authenticity on Monday. According to this article, the PR site blamed the snafu on identity theft. This PRNewser article explains how everyone was fooled by the fake – and how easy it is for a shady operator to post a fake…