scUber, Uber’s submarine tours scam exposed

Hits: 429Most of us have recently seen on TV, newspapers or social media an article on a new Uber promotion called scUber. Uber claims that its riders will be able to experience a “rideshare submarine” on Australia’s Heron Island. A rideshare submarine is one that co-incidentally goes in a circle around an island in the middle of the Great Barrier Reef. An island located 80 kilometres from the nearest town on the mainland of Australia. Perfect for sharing indeed. So let’s address the facts by undertaking some simple digging. Something…

Editorial; Dismantling Tabloid, A short lesson in falsified claims

Hits: 3This is an article which was published by News.com.au   News.com.au is a publication which maintains tabloid and click bait ad stream on it’s pages.  In it’s ‘about’ section it claims to be owned by News Corp. The article was posted to a Facebook group that I also administrate.  I removed the article when fact checking showed that it’s title was directly contradicted by the article content. The group member who posted the article then began a trolling campaign to decry my actions and claim that I had wrongfully…