Yearly Archives: 2010

Terrible Facebook rumour ruins a good thing

If you’re a Facebook user and noticed that several of your online friends had changed their profile photos to cartoon characters last week, it was part of a campaign to raise awareness about child abuse. Facebook users were asked to change their profile photo to a favourite cartoon character from their childhood as a way of spreading some good cheer and childhood memories as a way of raising awareness about the issue. Lo and behold, the campaign was tainted soon enough when a nasty rumour was started. Continue Reading