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Facebook Charging Fees

 

Is Facebook Going To Start Charging? Here Is The Newest Scam:

Beware of a Facebook billing hoax with a new twist that is going around this week, called the Facebook Charging Fees scam. Feel free to add variations of it in the Comments section at the bottom.

In this article, you'll see how the scam works, how to avoid it, and how to report it. How does it work?

Watch the video below to see the Facebook Charging Fees Scam exposed:

Facebook Charging Hoax Video

Although this is not a financial scam, the Facebook Charging Fees hoax comes as an inbox Messenger text from a friend, who was naive enough to believe its content.

The message reads: "From Saturday morning Facebook will become chargeable. If you have at least 10 contacts send them this message. In this way we will see that you are an avid user and your logo will become blue and will remain free. As discussed in the paper today. Facebook will cost $0.01 per message. Send this message to 10 people. When you do the light will turn blue otherwise Facebook will activate billing".

Related article: Facebook Messenger Video Scam

 

Sharing this message with ten (or any other number) of your friends does nothing but spamming them with another hoax.

 

Facebook Billing Hoax: How To Avoid

Facebook always made public the fact that will always be free. Ignore the message and just reply to your friend letting them know that they fell victim to this hoax. The message could also come from a person you don't know (probably a fake profile), so that's another reason to ignore it.

Another thing you need to learn in order to avoid typical social media scams is how to easily recognize if the person contacting you has a bogus account or not.

Watch the video below to see how to identify if a profile is fake on social media:

 

How To Identify Fake Profiles Video

 

Facebook Charging Fees Scam: How To Report

Let your family and friends know about this hoax by sharing it on social media. If you don't recognize the profile that is sending you the unsolicited messages, you can also officially report them to Facebook using the link below:

Report To Facebook Here

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