The unbelievable history of con artists

What is real can seem pretty arbitrary. It’s easy to be fooled by misinformation disguised as news and deepfake videos showing people doing things they never did or said. Inaccurate information – even deliberately wrong information – doesn’t just come from snake-oil salesmen, door-to-door hucksters and TV shopping channels anymore.Even the president of the United Statesneeds constant fact-checking. To date, he has made an average of 15false or misleading public claims every day of his presidency, according to a tally from the Washington Post.The study of business historyreveals that people eve...


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