Have you seen the latest Facebook hoax? Your friends may have updated their status about how there is a ‘whole new news feed’, don’t believe it. Keep reading to see those fake instructions and find out what we can learn from this.
Here are the instructions that went viral last week:
This is not true. At the beginning of the year people were spreading rumors about a new Facebook algorithm that only allowed 26 friends to show on your news feed. This was because Facebook announced they were redoing your news feed. But this wasn’t about only showing a few friends, it was about showing you less businesses and actually more from your friends!
Often we’ll see a hoax that uses the notion that if you post something on your status it will change the way Facebook works, this just isn’t how it works though so don’t be fooled.
Be sure to share this story with a friend so they don’t get fooled.