An ever-changing world
The state of our world is clear for many to see, but all of us have different points of view. Generally speaking, through positive eyes, we have developed medicines and medical care so that many live longer, we have amazing transport networks allowing budget travel on airlines to destinations domestic and international that were previously completely inaccessible to most allowing mobility of labour and leisure, which has directly affected tourist hubs such as Phuket. We have amazing technology allowing, in theory, people in impoverished areas access to educational information to allow them to better themselves.
Which App today? And then we have Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat, Facebook, Google+, Renren (China’s leading Facebook clone), Wechat, Whatsapp, Twitter and YouTube. As a result, we have better information sharing and better access to a an incredibly wide scope of information but we also, as a consequence, have… Fake News. Here in Phuket, we also have ‘Fake Property Promises’ .
Desmond Hughes’ latest article in Window on Phuket covers the phenomena of mis-information in the property industry and Phuket and how this links to some basic pre-purchase checks: