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Facebook, the Internet's hoax paradise

Latest hoax claims that anyone who shares a viral post could win part of Zuckerberg's fortune

The ruse began on or around Dec 1, after Mr Zuckerberg announced the birth of his daughter and said he and his wife plan to donate 99 per cent of their Facebook shares to charity.


IF YOU are a chain letter hoax, then heaven is for real and it is Facebook. The site has hosted an army of copyright and giveaway hoaxes in recent years with a fury not seen since the heydays of the e-mailed chain letter.

And now, the social network is trying, and...

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