Deceiving

I try to grapple with the state of our society.   The fact that we continue to be so gullible to the most insane posts.   People are still copying and pasting untruths on their wall thinking they are in the know.  Sadly, they are just immersing themselves in the uninformed.   It literally scares the shit out of me that so many individuals don’t bother to fact check before they post.  Now, I am not referring to political posts because that is a whole other issue.  People…..fact checking saves reputations.  Do you want your friends to think you are a complete dumb ass?  I fear for our society as is, but this kind of garbage traveling  from platform to platform makes me wonder how some people actually make decisions on a daily basis.

Here is the one that makes me roll my eyes the most:

Hi It Worked!!!
Here’s how to avoid hearing from the same 26 FB friends and nobody else. This post explains why we don’t see all posts from our friends. Funny, thought if I followed you on Facebook I would see what you post. Not anymore 🤷🏻‍♀️
Your Newsfeed recently shows only posts from the same few people, about 25, repeatedly the same, because Facebook has a new algorithm.
Therefore, I ask you all a favor – If you are reading this message leave me a quick comment, a “hello”, a sticker, whatever you want, so you will appear in my news feed‼️
Otherwise Facebook chooses who to show me and I don’t need facebook to choose my friends! 🤬
Do not hesitate to copy and paste on your wall so you can have more interaction with all your contacts and bypass the system. That’s why we don’t see all posts from our friends.😮
Thanks for the heads up from those who already copied and pasted the above. Hold your finger down anywhere in this post and “copy” will pop up. Click “copy”. Then go to your page, start a new post on your page, then put your finger anywhere in the blank field. “Paste”will pop up and click on paste.
I am exhausted from sharing the Snopes link (www.snopes.com) that explains that this is completely false and has been touring Facebook since 2017.   My favorite is when the uninformed person’s friends start liking and posting smiley faces and “hellos”.   It makes my eyes roll even more than usual.
Here is a post that I would like to share that is factual:   Hi, it worked!!!  Here’s how to avoid hearing from any of your FB friends.  This post explains that if you copy and paste shit that isn’t true, everyone will unfriend you.   Oh, and if you continually ask your friends to copy and paste anything at all, they will unfriend you.  Basically, just rid your Facebook page of anything but puppy and kitten photos.
If I seem judgmental, then I have been successful!    The way our society is engaging in social media, it pays to be informed.   Now, go about your day while I go spread my ray of sunshine to everyone I encounter.
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