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  • [Media fact 1] During World War 1, British newspapers falsely claimed that the Germans rendered down soldiers' corpses to make soap, candles and nitroglycerin. As a result, when news of the Holocaust reached Britain during World War 2, the government assumed it was another made-up atrocity story.

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  • [Media fact 2] The studies have shown that an increase in Facebook usage is heavily linked to decrease in satisfaction with your own life and a higher likelihood of depression.

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  • [Media fact 3] In late 2004, Samsung had the opportunity to buy Android, but passed on the investment because they did not see any potential. Google acquired it two weeks later.

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  • [Media fact 4] NPR posted a link “Why doesn't America read anymore?” to their facebook page; the link led to an April Fool’s message saying that many people comment on a story without ever reading the article and asking not to comment if you read the link. People commented immediately on how they do read.

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  • [Media fact 5] During World War 2, British newspapers falsely claimed that the Germans rendered down soldiers’ corpses to make soap, candles, and nitroglycerin. As a result, when the news of the Holocaust reached Britain during World War 2, the government assumed it was another made-up atrocity story.

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  • [Media fact 6] At the age of 14, Tom Anderson (also known as MySpace Tom) cracked the security of Chase Manhattan Bank and caused one of the biggest FBI raids in California history, but wasn't arrested due to his young age.

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  • [Media fact 7] During the Cold War, the BBC planned to air "The Sound of Music" after a nuclear strike to improve the morale of survivors.

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  • [Media fact 8] In 2005, in order to pay for college, a student in England made a 1,000,000 pixel web page and put up space for sale at $1/pixel. He was successful, selling out in less than 6 months.

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  • [Media fact 9] 1-800-COLLECT was so popular in the 90s that AT&T launched a competing service, 1-800-Operator. However AT&T later discovered many people misspell Operator with 'er' instead of 'or' at the end, and that unfortunately, 1-800-COLLECT owned the misspelled number and had been taking their customers.

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  • [Media fact 10] When Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook in 2004, he bragged about people trusting his site with personal information. He called the users "dumb f*cks" for trusting him.

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