I saw this from my Facebook News Feed. <Image capture from my facebook.com news feeds> It was shared by some FB friends of mine. Wow! “Philippines’ First Recorded Snowfall“, and some my friends are asking if this is true. So out of curiosity I did some basic checking: OK Video is on YouTube, let’s see… Continue reading Facebook Hoax 2013: Philippines First Recorded Snowfall
In 2012 I featured several hoaxes circulating in Facebook here in my blog and launched my Facebook Hoax 2012 Awareness campaign. I think it was a good campaign so I am doing it again for this year 🙂 To start it off here is my story: Last night I saw another round of hoax-like fishy… Continue reading Facebook Hoax 2013: Graphic App Privacy Warning Hoax
I have been seeing this Johns Hopkins Cancer (Every person has cancer cells in the body) posts in Facebook. I remember getting it via email (spam) several years ago and I know its a hoax. And now its posted/shared on the “IN Thing” Facebook via comments and shares. I’m _NOT_ a medical practitioner or a… Continue reading Facebook Hoax 2013: Johns Hopkins Every Person Has Cancer Cells
We got hold of another recycled hoax for Facebook. This time its about a boy eating pineapple and surprise getting AIDS because of the pineapple 🙂 Read more: FYI GOOD INFORMATION TO SHARE… A 10 year old boy had eaten pineapple about 15 days back, and fell sick from the day he had eaten. Later,… Continue reading New Facebook Hoax 2012: Eating Pineapple Causes AIDS Hoax
I got another Facebook hoax for 2012 courtesy of my caring and sharing Facebook friends. The wall image The photo of the girl/child in the new Facebook hoax has a bloated stomach, and one of the photos have a date 2010/08/28. With a promise that “Facebook will give $1 for every share to this girls… Continue reading New Facebook Hoax 2012: Child with Big Bloated Stomach Photo, Facebook Will Pay One Dollar Per Share
I got another Facebook share from my inspiring Facebook friends claiming that drinking cold water after meals will cause oil sludge build up and will eventually cause heart attack. Scary? The Facebook share comes as a photo share with an illustration of the heart in pink background and some warning text. The image comes with… Continue reading New Facebook Hoax 2012: Effects of Cold Water Heart Attack Hoax
Again I got another Facebook share from my caring Facebook friends claiming a woman suddenly passed away unexpectedly with signs of bleeding from her ears, nose, mouth and eyes… because of eating Shrimp and Vitamin C!!! Yup! Another Say What moment from me: Shrimps and Vitamin C!!! The Facebook Share comes with a picture of… Continue reading New Facebook Hoax 2012: Shrimp + Vitamin C = Arsenic Poisoning?
I recently saw this share from my lovable Facebook friends claiming a boy was burned because electricity passed through the flash of the digital camera to his body. The Facebook Share comes with a matching picture of a locomotive train and some electrical overhead lines encircled and with the text “Can ELECTRICITY pass through Flash… Continue reading New Facebook Hoax 2012: Can Electricity Pass Through Flash Light of the Digital Camera to Your Body?
My routine Facebook browsing led me to some Facebook message shares circulating that includes a collection of photograph of a child that appears to have some red patches all over his or her body (face, back of head, buttocks and other sensitive areas) and it says that the child have cancer. The Facebook message image… Continue reading New Facebook Hoax 2012: Child with Cancer, Facebook Will Pay Three Cents Per Share