A Facebook hoax started in September of 2015 that is making a comeback claims that “Facebook released the entry price: $5.99 to keep your status “private.”” The Facebook hoax claims that if you copy and paste specific content into your Facebook timeline and share it with your friends that you will be offered the service for free by tomorrow. However, this is not true.
Facebook is not switching to any paid subscription service and sharing content on Facebook that suggest otherwise will not help you one bit.
In Facebook’s Help Center section, the social network was asked about this and responded. Facebook says “Will Facebook ever charge for service?” quite plainly “No. We will always keep Facebook a free service for everyone.”
Here’s an example of the initial hoax:
These variants of Facebook hoaxes have been in circulation for many years and this particular hoax was initially started in September 2015. A Google search will reveal many websites that have previously debunked these types of Facebook hoaxes in the past.
Published on: Sep 28, 2015