Did you receive that email with the article “Why I Will Vote For Noynoy Aquino”? The “Monsod’s Musings” which tried to appear as if it were written by Winnie Monsod?
Well apparently, it’s an email hoax. It is fake, according to a blogger.
Check out Winnie Monsod’s “Why I Will Vote for Noynoy” article is a hoax.
That’s why I get skeptical whenever I see emailed messages which were authored by so-and-so celebrity figure.
It’s so easy to have your own blog nowadays, that these well-known figures can simply post their real articles online. There’s no need to forward email messages (whose authenticity hasn’t been verified) anymore, right?
Simply spread emails such as:
Have you read what Winnie Monsod wrote about Noynoy Aquino? It’s on her blog at…
By the way, please see
Anyway, it looks like certain campaigners are making effective use of email marketing. Just remember that on the web, news spreads quite rapidly as well.
Which makes me wonder if the person who originally penned that fake “Why I Will Vote For Noynoy Aquino” article is really for or against Noynoy.
One could argue that it was an attempt to sway the undecided voters to vote for Noynoy. On the other hand, given the rapid feedback you can get from bloggers, it could have also been a calculated move; one made to make some Noynoy supporters look like email scammers or something.
I guess we’ll never know.
In the meantime, let’s take it easy on all those circulating emails. Yes, whether it’s for this or that presidential candidate, or whether it’s against some rich candidate (fake email showing photos on a opulent mansion in Salt Lake City kuno).
The next time you receive a forwarded email, try searching first for the official and credible blog that writes about that piece of info.