Links are spreading on Facebook that claim wholesale chain Costco is giving away a free $41 voucher to celebrate their 41st anniversary. The links claim that a Facebook user needs to click a link in order to claim their free voucher. An example can be seen below – Costco providing FREE $41 voucher to Everyone! […]
Facebook Scams and Hoaxes
We take a look at the latest Facebook hoaxes, scams and news. Here you can keep up with all the Facebook related articles on our website.
From Facebook rumours, hearsay, scams, news, privacy information. This section of our site aims to keep you up-to-date with everything concerning the largest social networking website in the world. Make this your go-to place for anything Facebook related.
A message is being passed around Facebook that claims the site has a new algorithm and implores users to leave a comment, and doing so will result in more friends appearing in that user’s newsfeed. The message asserts that the more interaction you have with people on Facebook, the more people will show up on […]
A warning that claims there is a “new hack on Facebook” is spreading across the social networking website. In fact, several different variations of this warning have circulated Facebook over the years. However they all comprise of the same fundamental assertions – – That there is a “new hack” on Facebook – The “hack” involves […]
A message is spreading across social media that warns users not to accept a Facebook user called Andrea Wilson because she is a hacker. The warning claims that if one of your friends accepts her, you will be hacked. If the warning rings a bell, it should. That’s because it’s identical to an array of […]
Different rumours online assert that the social networking website Facebook is to introduce a “No Swearing” campaign that will prohibit their users from using profanity on the platform. Various messages claim that Facebook will introduce a “No Swearing” campaign and that anyone using profanity will have their accounts suspended. Many variants of this rumour quote […]
There has been no shortage of online nonsense spreading in 2017 and it’s fair to say that we’ve been kept on our toes from January through to December. And as we do each year, we’ve compiled a list of the top Internet hoaxes to spread over the last 12 months based on our own data […]
Facebook has announced that they are changing one of the ways they tackle fake news, by removing the “Disputed” flag and replacing it with a Related Articles feature. It was only recently that the social networking site introduced the “Disputed” feature that would flag a fake news article as disputed and warn Facebook readers of […]
Facebook’s latest attempt to reduce clickbait appearing in your newsfeed sees the social networking site threaten to reduce visibility for Facebook pages that engage in “engagement baiting”. What is engagement baiting? It’s similar to clickbait, which would bait Facebook users into clicking a link, by using misleading or exaggerated headlines. Only instead of a click, […]
A number of Facebook posts circulating the social networking site claim that Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry are giving cash away to 500 people providing they share a post and like a Facebook page. The posts implore readers to like the page to stand a chance of being a recipient to an undisclosed amount of […]
Facebook’s 6-year-old ticker feature has been removed by the social networking giant, resulting in a number of complaints from their users. If you’re a regular user of Facebook on your PC or laptop rather than your smartphone, you may have realised that the Facebook ticker is no longer present. The ticker was the real-time feed […]