Viral message spreads on social media about Facebook’s new policy… know the truth

Newsroom Post took the onus to dig out the truth and clear the confusion. Actually, the message which is going viral is a very old message. It looks like a deliberate attempt by someone to spread this false news among users.

Written by August 20, 2019 19:51

News that went viral

A post recently went viral on Facebook, which claims that a new policy of Facebook will roll-out from the next day. According to the post, under the new policy, Facebook will have the right to use your photos. Facebook’s new policy message has been attributed to Channel 13 News. It also claims that “if you share this message on your wall it is beneficial for you.

You can read this post in this screenshot

Impact of the viral post

When Facebook users read this message, they started copy-pasting the content on their timeline. Many Facebook users in India are sharing this message by putting it on their wall.

Apart from India, many users from other countries are also sharing this post.

What is the real fact?

The viral post created a wave of confusion among social media users, as it claimed that new changes will come into effect from tomorrow. Newsroom Post took the onus to dig out the truth and clear the confusion. Actually, the message which is going viral is a very old message. It looks like a deliberate attempt by someone to spread this false news among users.

If you try to search the first two lines of the viral message on Google, you will be able to see the whole letter of this message on your screen.

The SundayGuardian.com had already published an article in 2016, on this viral message. It clearly stated that there is no truth in this news about the new policy of Facebook. Although the message that went viral now has most of the same content from the viral post of that time. Channel 13 is cited in both of the posts. The article goes into detail and tells about what kind of misunderstanding happened at that time and how Facebook reacted to it.

Fact or Rumour?

This viral message about FB new policy is nothing more than a rumour, please avoid it.