Why is it that we the people won't believe what others will tell us under oath yet we go wild spreading the slightest nugget of irresponsible knowledge the moment it is posted on social media sites like Facebook?

Chances are if you've looked at your Facebook account at anytime in the last few hours you've probably seen a message that reads something like this.

I do not give Facebook or any entities associated with Facebook permission to use my pictures, information, or posts, both past and future. By this statement, I give notice to Facebook it is strictly forbidden to disclose, copy, distribute, or take any other action against me based on this profile and/or its contents.

I am sure the people are Facebook are now crushed knowing that they can't use that selfie of you and two friends eating cheesecake or that glorious picture of your family dog with a bucket on his head.

Here is what we found out about the alleged privacy issue and the even more absurd subscription charge that Facebook was going to levy against its users to insure privacy.

It is all a hoax. It is not true. Please resume bashing political figures, complaining about Walmart, and posting inspirational quotes.

Here is what Facebook posted on their own Facebook page.

While there may be water on Mars, don't believe everything you read on the Internet today. Facebook is free and it always will be. And the thing about copying and pasting a legal notice is just a hoax. Stay safe out there Earthlings!

So, now you have to ask yourself is that Facebook post by Facebook real? Or is it just a ploy to get more of my vacation pictures? Are they just wanting to see what unlimited bread sticks look like when I go to Olive Garden? Is Facebook going to make a fortune off of my kid and his first day of school picture?  Damn this internet and those who would create sites where I can communicate with friends and strangers at the same time.


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