Angelina Joli, an American actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian, is not dead. The fake Facebook post below, disguised as a CNN, ABC News or BBC News video footage, claiming the 41-year-old American actor committed suicide and left a video saying goodbye to her fans and her husband, Brad Pitt, is another reason why online users should always go to popular and reputable news websites instead of depending on social media posts. Also, Facebook users who click on the fake news post will be asked to allow a fake and malicious Facebook app, disguised as legitimate news app, to access to their accounts.
Whenever something dramatic or depressing like the death of someone is posted on social networking or unpopular websites, online users should verify it with a reputable news website before posting, sharing, commenting or liking the same post.
The Angelina Joli Death Hoax
This is really sad, nobody deserves to die by suicide!! God will settle it all in the end, and only HE knew their heart!!! Rest in Paradise, Prayers for the family. Farewell JOLIE!
CNN VIDEO FOOTAGE: Angelina Jolie Says Goodbye To Her Fans and to Brad Pitt Before Doing This Suicidal.
Users who click the fake post above will be taken to the fake-news website: all-entertainmentclips.com, and be greeted with a popup message requesting the malicious Facebook App to access their Facebook accounts.
If users allow the malicious Facebook app to access to their accounts, it will post the fake-news of Angelina Joli death to their Facebook Timeline or Wall, which will spread it to their Facebook friends. Therefore, Facebook users who see the fake Angelina Joli death post on their Timeline or Wall, should delete or report it as spam to help stop it from spreading to other users. Facebook users who were tricked by the fake message into allowing the malicious Facebook app to access their Facebook accounts should click here for instructions on how to remove it.
Celebrities like Celine Dion, Will Smith,Shaggy, Rapper Eminem, Jackie Chan, Oprah Winfrey, Miley Cyrus, and Martin Lawrence have also been victims of death hoaxes.