"Facebook Will Cost Money" is a Hoax or Fake Message Created by Pranksters
January 4, 2017
Facebook users are advised to ignore message pranks like the one below that claim Facebook will start charging money to use their services. The fake messages have been created by pranksters to frighten and trick Facebook users into sharing the messages with their friends, by claiming if they do so, Facebook will be free for them again. But, Facebook has always said that it will forever be free. Therefore, Facebook users who have received the fake messages should delete them or report them a spam. 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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The "Facebook Will Cost Money" Prank or Hoax
Hi I’m Carlos The Director of facebook THURSDAY WE ARE NOTIFIED BY HOTMAIL, HAPPENED ON THE TELE BY THE DOUBTS !!
Hello everyone, it seems that all the warnings were real, facebook use will cost money If you send this string to 18 different from your list, your icon will be blue and it will be free for you. If you do not believe me tomorrow at 6 pm that facebook will be closed and to open it you will have to pay, this is all by law. This message is to inform all our users, that our servers have recently been very congested, so we are asking for your help to solve this problem. We require that our active users forward this message to each of the people in your contact list in order to confirm our active facebook users if you do not send this message to all your facebook contacts then your account will remain inactive with the consequence of Lose all your cont the transmission of this message.
Your SmartPhone will be updated within the next 24 hours, will have a new design and a new color for the chat. Dear Facebook users, we are going to do an update for facebook from 23:00 p.m. until 05:00 a.m. on this day. If you do not send this to all your contacts the update will be canceled and you will not have the possibility to chat with your facebook messages Will go to pay rate unless you are a frequent user. If you have at least 10 contacts Send this sms and the logo will turn red to indicate that you are a user Confirmed … We finish it for free Tomorrow they start to collect the messages for facebook at 0.37 cents Forward this message to more than 9 people of your contacts and it will be free of life for you to watch and it will turn green the ball of above do it and you will see Facebok is now free, send 10 people to reactivate your service again without cost I already updated Facebook and have new stickers forward it to 15
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.
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.
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