Google Fortunetelling Will Predict Something You Don’t Want to See

In case you are curious what the future beholds — how long you’re going to live? or how much money you’re going to make? or anything else, for that matter of fact — Google Fortune Telling doesn’t have an answer for any of those questions, but it does provide much-needed insight into things that matter.

Many might assume otherwise, but Google FortuneTelling isn’t an official Google product. It’s owned by a Netherlands-based communications company called BrainMedia who came up with this Google-imitation¬†for a social cause.

The website aims to spread awareness regarding the refugee crisis which has been plaguing millions of people worldwide for the past few years.

“So we used a fake Google site to get your attention because apparently, you were interested in your own future. Please take a moment to think of their future,” the website reads.

A clever initiative by the site’s owners who support donations to the United Nations Refugee Agency — UNHCR — the google-based design helps the website’s cause and the search engine giant hasn’t reported the site for using its logo.

The website interface is a copy of Google’s homepage and as soon as you try typing in the search bar, it auto-populates with several questions which are all derived from uncertainties faced by refugees concerning their future.

Following that, the website redirects to a page which reads, “Of course we can’t predict your future! But 60 million refugees ask themselves every day if they have a future at all.”

The website has links to images and videos of refugees on Google, links to share the campaign on social media as well as a link to donate to the UNHCR.

Visit BetaGoogle to learn more about the refugee crisis or contribute funds to charities helping the cause.

The refugee crisis is creating a lot of distress among those affected directly as well as among those whose country are accommodating the affected and educating the latter crowd about the refugee’s predicament can be a¬†huge plus to maintain a peaceful atmosphere.

The website will certainly be unable to predict your future, but will surely open up your eyes towards the questions asked by refugees and understand their pain better.

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