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Hoax - Facebook Becoming Overpopulated and Is Removing Inactive Accounts

The messages below, which claim Facebook is becoming overpopulated and will delete inactive members, is a hoax. The fake messages which claim Facebook users should send the message to 15 other people in order to prevent Facebook from deleting their account, started circulated on Facebook as far back as 2007. Facebook is NOT deleting inactive accounts due to overcrowding. All the messages do, are to clutter up Facebook users Wall or Timeline with garbage.
Hoax - Facebook Becoming Overpopulated and Is Removing Inactive Accounts
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Hoax - Facebook Becoming Overpopulated and Is Removing Inactive Accounts


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Hoax - Facebook Becoming Overpopulated and Is Removing Inactive Accounts

The messages below, which claim Facebook is becoming overpopulated and will delete inactive members, is a hoax. The fake messages which claim Facebook users should send the message to 15 other people in order to prevent Facebook from deleting their account, started circulated on Facebook as far back as 2007. Facebook is NOT deleting inactive accounts due to overcrowding. All the messages do, are to clutter up Facebook users Wall or Timeline with garbage.

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So, if you have received the fake messages below or something similar, delete them and do not follow the instructions in them. Sharing the fake messages is like spreading spam or junk on Facebook.

The Fake Facebook Messages

  • "Hi,this is a message from the creator of facebook and it tells you a little bit about what is going to happen to facebook on the 15th of march. Please don't send this back to the person you received it from. Dear facebook members, Facebook was supposed to be closing down march 15th because it is becoming very overpopulated. There have been many members complaining that Facebook is becoming very slow. Records show that there are many active facebook members. We will be sending this message around to see if members are active or not. If you are active please send to 15 other users using copy+paste to show that you are still active.*Those who do not send this message within 2 weeks will be deleted without hesitation to make more space. Send this message to all you friends to show that you are still active and you will not be deleted. Founder of Facebook... Remember to send this to 15 other people so your account won't deleted"
  • "Hi this is a message from the creator of facebook and it tells you a little bit about what is going to happen to facebook on the 15th of Dec . Please don't send this back to the person you received it from. Dear facebook members, Facebook is suppose to be closing down it is recently becoming very overpopulated. there have been many members complaining that facebook is becoming very slow. Records show that there are many active facebook members and on the other side, many new members.We will be sending this message around to see if members are active or not. If you are active please send to 25 other users using copy+paste to show that you are still active."
  • "Those who do not send this message within 2 weeks will be deleted without hesitation to make more space.Send this message to all of your friends to show that you are still active and you will not be deleted without hesitation to make more space.today This coming 11pm,all facebook account will be CUT. This is according from the creator of facebook. All the activities that was being done this time will be delay, SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE."
  • "To save you're facebook accounts, please forward this message to 25 FB users for us to make sure that you are active user of FB. If can't pass this to 25 users you're account will1 be cut without any hesitancy."
  • "We must inform you that Facebook is experiencing a slowdown, because of the surplus of active members present. We send this message today to check the activity of the various members of the site. You are requested to transmit this message to 15 other users, using copy-paste in order to prove your activity. If you do not send this message within 2 weeks to follow, you will be automatically removed"
  • "There are many complaints that Facebook has become unacceptably slow.The report shows that the reason is that Facebook has a number of non-active members. We want to send this message to see whether you're active members or not. If you don't post this message within 2 weeks you'll... ...be ...removed in order to get more space. Post this on your wall that you are still active. I AM ACTIVE!!!!!"
  • "Facebook have too much members. There are lots of members, whose complain, that facebook is to slowly. The reason for this is, that to much not active members are on facebook. We send this message, because we want to see, who is active and who is not."
  • "If you're active, send this message to 15 other user (copy + paste) or all of your friends so that we see that you're an active one. We delete the members after two weeks whose not send this message to their friends. Founder of facebook"
  • "Mark Zuckerberg
    Subject: [Message from Facebook]
    Facebook is recently becoming very overpopulated,there have been many members complaining that Facebook is becoming very slow. Records show that the reason is that there are too many non-active Facebook members and, on the other side, too many new Facebook members."
  • "We will be sending this message around to see if members are active or not. If you are active please send to at least 15 other users using Copy+ Paste to show that you are still active. Those who do not send this message within 2 weeks will be deleted without hesitation to create more space.
    Send this message to all your friends and to show me that your still active and you will not be deleted.
    Founder of Facebook,
    Mark Zuckerberg"

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