If you are a student of history, some of the most interesting stories are those of the 'snake oil salesman'. They seem to exist throughout the entire record of man's exploits and they continue on today. The only difference is that in today's electronic world, they have a world-wide audience to present their sales pitch to.
I must admit that I enjoy looking at them. But not from the viewpoint that those product or programs will lift me from the pit of poverty to to the heights of wealth.
No, I like to try and take them apart and examine the ways that these hucksters are trying to get my attention and pick my pocketbook. Some people are downright clever and inventive.