Facebook recently announced it’s most awesome update ever. That’s the Timeline. It is scheduled to be rolled out to all Facebook users on 30th of September. But if you are slightly adventurous, you can get the Timeline right now.
Now, a rumor is rapidly spreading a very speed. The rumor states that with the timeline being released to users, Facebook will no longer remain free. It will charged based on certain membership plans. The actual message lies here :
FACEBOOK JUST RELEASED THEIR PRICE GRID FOR MEMBERSHIP. $9.99 PER MONTH FOR GOLD MEMBER SERVICES, $6.99 PER MONTH FOR SILVER MEMBER SERVICES, $3.99 PER MONTH FOR BRONZE MEMBER SERVICES, FREE IF YOU COPY AND PASTE THIS MESSAGE BEFORE MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WHEN YOU SIGN ON TOMORROW MORNING YOU WILL BE PROMPTED FOR PAYMENT INFO…IT IS OFFICIAL IT WAS EVEN ON THE NEWS. FACEBOOK WILL START CHARGING DUE TO THE NEW PROFILE CHANGES. IF YOU COPY THIS ON YOUR WALL YOUR ICON WILL TURN BLUE AND FACEBOOK WILL BE FREE FOR YOU. PLEASE PASS THIS MESSAGE ON IF NOT YOUR ACCOUNT WILL BE DELETED IF YOU DO NOT PAY
This hoax is spreading throughout the social site at a very high speed. Started by some mischief makers, and passed around the web is a serious job. You are sure to believe this when you get this message from your trusted friend. But believe these kind of hoaxes are not true! It is said that when you paste this status in your wall now, your icon will turn blue and your Facebook account will remain free as ever. But if you don’t do so, you account will be deleted when you do not pay the money.
But thanks to Facebook. It recently updated it’s status on it’s official fan page stating that the above hoax is NOT true. It is just a rumor. Facebook will continue to be free.