The Internet can be a cruel and unforgiving place. Think about it, there are trolls, phishers and con artists lurking around almost ever corner. Scams and hoaxes everywhere.
On occasion, social media propels one of these scams to viral fameFacebook, as the grandaddy of social media, is a particularly fertile breeding ground for misinformation. According to Facebook users, we’re going to have to pay for Facebook; Facebook is shutting down; we need to post a ridiculous legalese privacy notice on our timelines to protect our data; and Morgan Freeman is dead