Facebook Hoax - "Bill Gates Will Give You $5000 to Share Link"

Here is another hoax already shared by thousands on Facebook, who believe they will be paid $5,000. The hoax claims that Bill Gates, one of the richest men in world, will give you $5,000 if you share it. With Facebook over 1 billion active users, not even the richest man in the world would be able to pay everyone $5,000, if they were to share the fake Facebook post.

Facebook Hoax - Bill Gates Will Give You $5000 to Share Link

The "Bill Gates Will Give You $5000 To Share Link" Facebook Hoax

I’m Bill Gates. If you click that share link, I will give you $5,000. I always deliver, I mean, I brought your Windows XP, right?

“Hey Facebook, As some of you may know, I’m Bill Gates. If you click that share link, I will give you $5,000. I always deliver, I mean, I brought your Windows XP, right?”


I’m Bill Gates. If you click that share link, I will give you $5,000. It's about time I give back to the people!

“Hey Facebook, As some of you may know, I’m Bill Gates. If you click that share link, I will give you $5,000. It's about time I give back to the people!”

The images of the hoax above were altered. The information on the piece of paper that Bill Gates is holding was removed and replace with the hoax text that is mentioned above.

The original image has the text "Hi Reddit! this is bill gates", the Reddit logo and a cartoon image of Bill Gates.

The Image Before it was Altered

Hi Reddit! this is bill gates

So, please stop sharing the hoax on Facebook.use the Facebook "Report story or Spam" button, located at the top right corner of the post, to report it to Facebook. If you see the same photo of Bill Gates, with different information on the piece paper he is holding, it is a fake. Persons will continue to create their own versions of the hoax.

I know times are tough and everyone would like a free $5,000 payout to help them with the financial burden they are currently facing, but you won't be paid and do not go blaming Bill Gates.

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