Fake it till you make it – a take on fake users

Hotfix

Active member
The founders of Reddit admitted they used fake posters to make the site look busy.
That's interesting. Thanks for letting me know. I found an article about it:

According to Reddit cofounder Steve Huffman, in the early days the Reddit crew just faked it ‘til they made it.

 

Mr Lucky

Well-known member
I'd rather fail it than fake it.
Not unrelated to fake user posts is the very widespread use of FAQs. I wouldn’t mind betting that the huge majority are not literally frequently asked questions, but rather imaginary questions used in a way to succinctly provide the most useful information in a convenient and useable format.
 
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