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Stop before you share! Facebook copyright hoax surfaces again


Stop before you share !

fox8.com

You have probably noticed your friends, family sharing a message about their photos, videos, images  and encourages people to copy and paste a text and post it on their own walls if they want to be placed „under protection of copyright laws.”

The message claims to put copyright protections on a user’s posts after they share the status update.

There is just one thing to note, the message is fake.

It reads something like:

„In response to the new Facebook guidelines, I hereby declare that my copyright is attached to all of my personal details, illustrations, comics, paintings, professional photos and videos, etc. (as a result of the Berner Convention). For commercial use of the above my written consent is needed at all times!”

Facebook doesn’t own your posts.

Facebook spokesman Andrew Noyes said in a statement, „We have noticed some statements that suggest otherwise and we wanted to take…

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