The negative of social media is that some things can be written that are not true and it's like Chinese whispers
and suddenly, you know-..." she added.
This blurring happens because WhatsApp and other social media platforms are designed principally for friends and family to communicate and since friends and family use an entirely different style of language to communicate than say, a parent would traditionally with their child's teacher, the language etiquette becomes blurred and that's how the Chinese Whispers
The only thing setting it apart from an actual news event unfolding on the internet today is that it presumably won't suffer from the Twitter-crashing deluge of Chinese whispers
, unreliable gossip, and misinformation that we've come to expect whenever anything big is going down.
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Nothing of any note happened for several years amidst a plethora of Chinese whispers
as Longbridge equipment was painstakingly lifted and shifted out to the Far East.
Turns out it was a case of digital-age Chinese whispers
It remains to be seen whether this is just the latest in a long line of Chinese whispers
or whether this rumour really is about to fly.
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SOMEWHAT appropriately, Chinese whispers
accounted for the confusion over Roger Johnson's leg injury.
"It is almost like Chinese whispers
as it goes through a whole lot of processes because the person on the ground assumes someone has just broken down on the hard shoulder."
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Immediately on entering the three galleries allocated to 'Chinese Whispers
', there is an intense visual shock of colour and texture, as well as unfamiliar asymmetrical forms and playful ornament.
The Emirates Stadium hosted an attempt to break the record for the longest game of Chinese Whispers
He said: "One of the workers on the platform phoned his wife and told her that a worker had had a dream about a bomb and it seems that a series of Chinese whispers
has led to the evacuation.
MIDDLESBROUGH boss Gareth Southgate has moved to dispel the "Chinese whispers
" surrounding the club.