I can't establish the veracity of what people say because only they know whether they are telling the truth. I can't look into your mind, can I?
About 90 percent of what's out there in cyberspace is hearsay - or lies - and opinion, often misinformed opinion, and it's all repeated over and over again.
The three most dreaded words in the English language are 'negative cash flow'.
If you are a friend of somebody and that friend is in trouble, you don't just drop them.
In cyberspace, 95 per cent of what you read is hearsay.