Hugh’s Law

July 25, 2007

This is too good not to share, the law states:

All online social networks eventually turn into a swampy mush of spam.

and the comments are pretty hot, I especially liked the Dunning-Kruger effect, I had forgotten this piece of research and I can think of a few candidates (and I have probably been guilty in turn.

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