Viral Facebook privacy hoax returns – don’t get scammed
An old privacy-related hoax is circulating again on Facebook.
Here’s an example, according to CBS News, of what you might see popping up again in your News Feed:
Snopes.com, a myth-busting website, finds this particular copyright-related post has been around since November 2012.
Facebook debunked it years ago, along with similar rumors, in a fact-checking blog post:
“This is false. Anyone who uses Facebook owns and controls the content and information they post, as stated in our terms,” Facebook stated. “They control how that content and information is shared. That is our policy, and it always has been.”
There have been similar (now debunked hoaxes) in recent years as well. To read more about those and what you should watch out for, click here.
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