Beware of "Facebook Just Released Their Price Grid for Membership" Fake Messages
Jul 3, 2016
Facebook users are advised to ignore messages like "Facebook Just Released Their Price Grid for Membership" that claim Facebook will start charging a fee to use their services. The fake messages are created by scammers/cybercriminals to trick Facebook users into sharing the messages with their friends or to trick Facebook users into taking part in Like-Farming scams that are used by scammers/cybercriminals harvest their potential victims’ information. Facebook has always said that it will forever be free. A similar hoax a few years ago caused Facebook to place the message: "It’s free and always will be," on their home page at www.facebook.com.
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Facebook will definitely always be free, because it makes billions of dollars per year from advertisements, viewed by its over one billion users. The company also states that its website will always be free, by displaying the message: "it's free and always will be", on their home page.
A Sample of the "Facebook Just Released Their Price Grid for Membership" Fake Message
Facebook just released their price grid for membership. $9.99 per month for gold member services, $6.99 per month for silver member services, $3.99 per month for bronze member services, free if you copy and paste this message before midnight tonight. When you sign on tomorrow morning you will be prompted for payment info... It is official it was even on the news. Facebook will start charging due to the new profile changes. If you copy this on your wall your icon will turn blue and Facebook will be free for you. Please pass this message on if not your account will be deleted if you do not pay!?
Facebook user can help stop the fake messages from spreading, by not 'liking', sharing or commenting on them. They can also report the message posts to Facebook by using the “Report Story” or “Report Spam" button.
Facebook users should not quickly share messages, warnings or other notifications that are posted on their Walls, Timeline or NewsFeed, without first researching them. And, Facebook users who have already commented on the message posts may click here for instructions on how to remove those posts from their Facebook Walls and Timelines.
Remember to leave your comment and read the ones made by others below. And, please report malicious, phishing or scam email messages, social media posts and websites to us. You may click here to contact us, or forward the email messages to: firstname.lastname@example.org .
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