What Online Scams Would Look Like If They Were Real People

When we see Nigerian princes or weird links or invasive people who want to much personal information pop up in our e-mail inbox, we immediately know that they're scams. It's part of the Internet. But what if it was a part of real life too? It would be absolutely terrifying to see online scams and viruses as people.


Hapstance Films created the short 'The Inbox' and even when you think you're clear of all scams and viruses, one will always sneak right in. [Hapstance Films]


The advert character made me rage. I can't fucking stand websites that have video-ads that automatically launch, with a disabled play / pause button, and sometimes even defunct volume button too. Or better yet, the hidden ads that play sounds, but are fucking hidden on the webpage entirely.