Message warns that a person named Christopher Butterfield is a hacker and that simply accepting a friend request from him will allow him to hack your computer.
Message claims that Dell Hospital will donate 15 cents to help pay medical expenses for five year old Maria who is in hospital after being brutally raped by a man who has AIDS.
Widely circulated Facebook post claims that from Saturday morning Facebook will become chargeable. It claims that your Facebook account will stay free if you prove that you are an avid user by sending the same message to at least 10 contacts. Supposedly, after you have shared as instructed, your Facebook logo will turn blue to denote your free account status.
Circulating post claims that you will have to start paying to use Facebook unless you send the same post to your friends in order to confirm that you are an active user.
Circulating message that features a picture of a man sitting in a car claims that the man is a very dangerous human trafficker who preys on young children and single women and you should alert the police if you see him.
Circulating message claims that a person tricked into paying $250 for the Neiman Marcus Cookie recipe is taking revenge against the company by distributing the recipe for free.
Circulating rumours and “news” reports claim that popular TV series “Breaking Bad” is set to return with a totally unexpected Season 6 and that shooting will begin in December 2016.
Messages circulating via Facebook, SMS and email claim that seven women have died after inhaling free perfume samples sent to them in the mail.
Message circulating via social media warns that criminals disguised as perfume sellers are using paper laced with drugs to debilitate victims and then rob them.
Circulating message warns people not to buy or use a type of perfume depicted in an attached image because if you spray it on yourself once, you will die immediately. Supposedly, the “death sentence” perfume has already been found in four African countries. The message asks that you forward the information to all of your contacts and thereby save people’s lives.