A “copyright” message that started appearing on folk’s Facebook pages claiming to question the content of their feed has been deemed a hoax.

FB users have been falling for the gag by sharing the post thousands of times over.


facebook copyright hoax

The post reads:

“In response to the new Facebook guidelines, I hereby declare that my copyright is attached to all of my personal details, illustrations, comics, paintings, professional photos and videos, etc. (as a result of the Berner Convention). For commercial use of the above my written consent is needed at all times!” h/t myfox8

So feel free to ignore the post, afterall, it is a prank.