Have you seen the news? Maybe your friends have shared it with you.
Apparently, Facebook is going to shut down on March 15th, 2012. Mark Zuckerberg has reportedly found running the site just too stressful.
Here’s the link that many Facebook users have been sharing with each other.
Some worried Facebook users have even been sharing this photograph of a news report about the claimed closure of the world’s most popular social network:
However, before you start wailing and gnashing your teeth, I suggest you read the following:
Q. Is it true that Facebook will end on March 15th?
The link being shared points to the website of the Weekly World News. Facebook users in America may be all too aware that stories published in the Weekly World News (WWN) often only have the very loosest relationship with the truth.
For instance, other popular stories on its website right now include “MEGAN FOX IS A MAN!”, “ALIEN SPACESHIPS TO ATTACK…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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