Fallacy

A fallacy is an argument that uses poor reasoning. An argument can be fallacious whether or not its conclusion is true. A fallacy can be either formal or informal. An error that stems from a poor logical form is sometimes called a formal fallacy or simply an invalid argument. An informal fallacy is an error in reasoning that does not originate in improper logical form. Arguments committing informal fallacies may be formally valid, but still fallacious.Fallacies of presumption fail to prove the conclusion by assuming the conclusion in the proof. Fallacies of weak inference fail to prove the conclusion due to insufficient evidence.
Posts about Fallacy
  • 10 Social Media Marketing Lies And Myths Debunked!

    …. The bigger the following, the more valuable it is Not always. If you follow this fallacy to the letter then you will end spending a fortune on those ridiculous Twitter posts that say something like: “Buy 10,000 followers for just $5!!” If you do this, then you may very well end up suddenly with a few thousand extra followers, but they will almost…

    Kerry Butters/ GetResponse Blogin Social EMail- 22 readers -
  • 2015: A make-or-break year for traditional publishers

    … this to the old “platform vs. publisher” fallacy — in Medium world, how the hell do we even distinguish between the two? Twitter needs to make advertising revenue at the end of the day. Facebook does it well. Pinterest is starting to do it well. And their respective 2014 valuations reflect the fact that they are much better at it than Twitter…

    Digidayin Social- 26 readers -
  • Why I Will Never Automate Social Media

    … traffic!” But there’s a fallacy. You’re playing the numbers game and not the human game. Numbers are the result of being human but not the original input or cause of those results. I’ve tried scheduling social media posts in the past. Sure, I gained some extra chances to get “impressions” but what I felt I lost in return was not worth the trade…

    Dan Shure/ evolving SEOin Social Twitter- 5 readers -
  • Want Real Social Media Business Results? Stop Being Impatient!

    … and to achieve the business goals and objectives in the right way. Patience in business is more about doing the right things that will sustain and grow your business for not only the short term but also the medium and long term. When it comes to marketing and social media, too many business leaders are far too impatient. They are looking for the the easy…

    Pam Marketing Nutin Social Content- 20 readers -
  • The Un-Checkbox Approach to Content Marketing

    … to an eighth-grade reading level are all those simplified words just washing over your audience? There are a lot of rules for writing. They're all made to be broken. Bigger (content) is better Simon Penson already covered this fallacy quite well last week in his article about content flow. Just remember that if you're aiming for big bang followed…

    Moz Blogin Content- 18 readers -
  • Stop Gambling With Customer Retention [Infographic]

    … fallacies—for example, that one or two poor experiences or episodes cause churn. "Churn more often results from a series of episodes over time," states Sparked. "Focus on the entire journey, the overall experience." Another fallacy is that satisfying customers is good enough. Satisfied customers, however, are not necessarily passionate or loyal…

    MarketingProfsin Twitter- 9 readers -
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