Stop sharing this viral Facebook privacy hoax
Don't fall for it!
DETROIT – Another Facebook privacy hoax has resurfaced - and it's clogging up newsfeeds everywhere.
Every year, it seems, another Facebook post goes viral, claiming Facebook will begin selling your information to shareholders.
This is not true.
Here's the text of the post.
Facebook has addressed the hoax on several occasions.
“This is false. Anyone who uses Facebook owns and controls the content and information they post, as stated in our terms,” Facebook stated. “They control how that content and information is shared. That is our policy, and it always has been.”
A post last year claimed that Mark Zuckerberg would be giving away millions of dollars to Facebook users. That, of course, was a hoax.
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