Is this a charming story of young romance... or an advert for gum?

What does a viral tweet about Extra teach us about trust, influencers, and the internet?

Every day for the last few months, Jake has asked his classmate for a piece of gum. Every day, she has obliged. In its beginning and middle, this is not a particularly unusual story – but that all changes at the end. On the last day of class, Jake’s classmate gave him an entire pack of gum. On each stick, she’d written a digit from her phone number.

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source: New Statesman

2017-12-07 16:21
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