Nobody doesn’t know online quizzes. They spread everywhere on the net and for you internet browsers, you must have been used to them. Yes, I know they are very fun to take. You can find out your real personality, suitable career, soulmate, etc that I am sure most people are interested to figure them out.

However, behind those funs, have you ever noticed the purposes of the quizzes creators behind the quizzes? Online quizzes are not created not only for your own fun time. There are more than just fun for them. It’s time for you to understand and be conscious about that.


Advertising is the basic reason why someone will create online quizzes. They won’t give you the quizess if they do not want to advertise their products and services to you. With those quizzes they get to know you better, your details, your information, and they will know how to reach you. With your details, they have a way to be connected to you.

For example, there is a quiz that implicitly make you spill out all of your sensitive information such as your family, age, or healthy habits; you then give them answers and when they detect any signs of depression from you, that will lead you to drug or medicine companies.

Many people have experienced this type of advertising. Even, some of my friends experienced it before. They answer questions with details, physical questions like your age, weight, height or emotional ones like what you feel in this kind of situation, what you will do when this happens, and so on. Right after they are processing to the result, all they found are just advertisements links.


Who doesn’t need money? Gaining your data is just the first step. Getting to your money access will be their final aim to achieve. Mostly, they put effort on this by trying to increase your curiosity to receive your online quiz result. They don’t let you know at first that you need to pay for some amount when you start the quiz. You will find out about that by the end of the quiz when you are clicking to get the result.

One of clear examples is the one usually happening with online IQ or personality online quizzes. Everybody is surely interested in knowing their potentials and personalities. Filling your data, answering the questions, processing to the result, and getting no result but requesting you to submit some amount of payment to their accounts so you can have your quizzes result.

It’s true. Maybe there is one or two that is not like that and they will give you the online quizzes result directly. However, the more you answer online quizzes, the more you’ll find out that all I am saying is true. I am not forcing you to believe me. Instead, you just need to prove it yourself.

For me, online quizzes are not fully for our own fun. There is more behind them, which the creators are willing to get from us. So, prepare yourself to face this when you experience it later.


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