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Facebook Privacy Notice: Fake

By Violet Blue | June 4, 2012, 11:03pm PDT

Summary: The viral Facebook Privacy Notice is a fraud and shows that user trust is at an all time low.

facebook-hoax.pngA so-called “Facebook Privacy Notice” is currently circulating Facebook and users are posting it to their profiles and timelines.

There are a few versions and they are all useless fakes.

Here’s one version of the Facebook Privacy Notice on offer at Pastebin.

It’s a harmless cut and paste spoof - unless you think it’s actually going to protect your privacy any further than Facebook’s own Terms.

Snopes: the “Notice” is fake

Today internet myth-busting site Snopes called shenanigans on the Facebook Privacy Notice being virally passed around by wishful Facebook users.

Snopes explains that users can’t invalidate the Terms agreements initially agreed to upon joining a website by merely posting a statement, even if in legalese.

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