Don’t fall for it: Facebook hoax makes the rounds again

(CNN)Stop me if you’ve heard this before.

Your Facebook news feed says you need to post a legal notice or you’ll lose copyright control of your pictures and other content you share with your circle of family and friends.

Or maybe Facebook is going to charge you to keep your profile private.

It’s a hoax, folks, and people are falling for it all over again. Check your news feed, it’s probably there somewhere.

Here’s part of one of the versions floating around.

“Now it’s official! It has been published in the media. Facebook has just released the entry price: $5.99 to keep the subscription of your status to be set to ‘private.’ If you paste this message on your page, it will be offered free (paste not share) if not tomorrow, all your posts can become public. Even the messages that have been deleted or the photos not allowed. After all, it does not cost anything for a simple copy and paste.”

Read more: http://edition.cnn.com/2015/09/29/tech/facebook-hoax/index.html

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