If you’ve seen people posting on their Facebook about copyright/ownership of their content and blah blah blah, it’s all a hoax.

Inc. Magazine warns “don’t let the Facebook hoax fool you!” The hoax is a message that claims you need to paste the legal jargon to avoid losing copyright control of your pictures or other content. It’s all fluff.

FB hoax

Facebook’s terms of service states: “you own all of the content and information you post on Facebook, and you can control how it is shared through your privacy and application settings.”

Next time you see a hoax going around, check with the source (Facebook) or other credible experts.

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