The Facebook Privacy post you’ve been seeing;
As of January 5th, 2015 at 10:50am Eastern standard time. I do not give Facebook or any entities associated with Facebook permission to use my pictures, information, or posts, both past and future. By this statement I give notice to Facebook it is strictly forbidden to disclose, copy, distribute or take any other action against me based on this profile is private and confidential information. The violation of privacy can be punished by law (UCC 1-308-11 308-103 and Rome statute). NOTE: Facebook is now a public entity. All members must post a note like this. If you prefer, you can copy and paste this version. If you do not publish this statement at least once it will be tactically allowing the use of your photos, as well as information contained in the profile status updates. DO NOT SHARE you MUST copy and paste to make this I will leave a comment so it will be easier to copy and paste!!!
Yeah it’s bogus. Stop sharing it. This will do nothing.
The simplest explanation is in the video below
Let’s Get Real About That Viral Facebook Copyright StatusAll about the most irritating thing on Facebook this week (hint: it wasn’t engagements)
Posted by BuzzFeed News on Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Be careful folks of sharing stuff like this before you understand the Facebook business model. The long and the short is Facebook collects data and uses that to sell advertising or sells to rights of the data to advertisers. There is no use in just you, there is however use in millions of you. What you like, share, say and comment on is data.
Facebook had a good humoured response to the hoax:
If of course you are concerned about your privacy on Facebook, you can check out their policy here: Facebook Privacy.
Think before you share.