Wednesday, 24 September 2014

The 'Emma Attack' debunked

Rantic.com, and emmayouarenext.com are hosted on the same server. They are connected to FoxWeekly, who where the first Website who broke the News about Emmayouarenext.

Foxweekly used to be a youtube spammer group named Swenzy (later "SocialVevo") and emmayouarenext.com resembles one of their previous schemes, a website with a countdown to a supposed announcement about the character Brian from Family Guy:

https://archive.today/QesFN

One of the few mentions of Rantic Marketing on google is an article on Foxweekly that was posted 5 days ago and has since been taken down:

https://archive.today/XzZ2T

Foxweekly "reported" on emmayouarenext.com:

https://archive.today/Z1wi3

This got picked up by mainstream media, who are pushing a narrative that Emma is being targeted by "4chan hackers" in retaliation for that feminist speech:

Washington Post: https://archive.today/zY3CR

BBC: https://archive.today/KiXpg

Some others:
https://archive.today/VMa3f
https://archive.today/rqkSf https://archive.today/eUoJV

Rantic Marketing claimed to have been "hacked by 4chan" before:

craveonline.ca/gaming/articles/751071-grand-theft-auto-v-pc-cancellation-rumor-debunked

In their willingness to "Listen and Believe" the feminist victimization narrative, the mainstream media have allowed themselves to be used in a viral marketing scheme.

http://imgur.com/NhFVA2X

dailydot.com/business/swenzy-foxweekly-news-hoax-time-cnn-social-media/

dailydot.com/business/socialvevo-family-guy-hoax-company/

Reblogged from http://www.theguardian.com/film/2014/sep/23/feminists-rally-emma-watson-4chan-nude-photo-threats?commentpage=1


Author: Emily Green

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