Vote Israel Vs. Palestine

This hoax takes the form of an e-mail claiming CNN is hosting an online poll on whether readers support Israel or Palestine. The poll is not at the CNN site but rather at israel-vs-palestine dot com. This is a hoax and has no relationship with CNN or another other reputable news media.

What does it aim to achieve?

The people running this site get advertising revenue each time people visit the page. This is due to “impressions” on their advertes. An impression occurs each time a new person looks at the page.

What to do about it

Do not forward this hoax on to others. Reply to the person who sent it to you and direct them to this page.

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