'Google Fortunetelling' Is Activism In Disguise
The Google Fortunetelling website has been making the rounds on social media. But it's not from Google, and it was created to help Syrian refugees.By Samantha Crook | November 19, 2015
Google Fortunetelling is a website, but it's not a Google product. And it's not interested in telling you your future.
The website is meant to help Syrian refugees, and the URL 'betagoogle' is meant to make you care about the topic. (Video via United Nations High Commissioner of Refugees)
Here's what happens: You eagerly enter a question into the search bar, and the Google dupe lets you know refugees have more pressing questions. For example: "Is there a place where I can give my child a safe future?" and "will I be reunited with my family?"