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Will Facebook Donate $ For Like, Share and Comment of Pic?

Will Facebook Donate $ For Like, Share and Comment of Pic?

Will Facebook Donate $ For Like, Share and Comment of Pic? 

Facebook posts that claim Facebook will donate money towards a sick or injured child each time a Facebook user either shares or likes a photo is actually a form of like-farming. Will Facebook Donate $ For Like, Share and Comment of Pic?
Will Facebook Donate $ For Like, Share and Comment of Pic?

No, they will not.

Facebook posts that claim Facebook will donate money towards a sick or injured child each time a Facebook user either shares or likes a photo is actually a form of like-farming.

Facebook will NOT donate money based on the amount of likes or shares that a photo receives. The photos often depict a severely injured, ill or abused child. People are exploiting these children by spreading their photos without the parents consent. Please do not share the photos - report them instead! Please share with your friends to raise awareness on this issue.

A post that is currently circulating rapidly on Facebook, you can help a seriously ill young man just by liking, sharing and commenting. The message includes a photograph that depicts a very emaciated young man lying on a bed. The post claims that Facebook will donate $1 for every like, $3 for every comment and $10 for every share. It begs users not to ignore the plea for help.

Facebook is investigating a post that asked users to like, comment, and share a picture of a baby who the poster falsely claimed had cancer.

Facebook posts that claim Facebook will donate money towards a sick or injured child each time a Facebook user either shares or likes a photo is actually a form of like-farming. Will Facebook Donate $ For Like, Share and Comment of Pic?
Will Facebook Donate $ For Like, Share and Comment of Pic?

“This little baby has cancer and he needs money for surgery”, “Facebook has decided to help by giving 1 like = 2 dollars. 1 comment = 4 dollars. 1 share = 8 dollars. Please don’t scroll down without typing amen.”

The post received hundreds of thousands of likes, over 1,300,000 shares, and nearly 155,000 comments before being removed by Facebook, while the image of the baby covered in spots was actually taken from an interview with the child’s mother after her son received a bad case of chicken pox.

Most Facebook users will have at some point come across a Facebook post of an image of a child in need along with the assertion that sharing and liking that photo will result in Facebook donating money to help. For example, the post may claim Facebook will donate towards life-saving medication or surgery, or that the donations will go towards starving children in third world countries.

It’s actually a form of like-farming. Like-farming is the process of attempting to attract likes, shares and followers using a combination of deception and exploitation. In this case, spammers are deceiving Facebook users into believing that interacting with a Facebook post will result in donations, but this is not the case. Facebook, nor other companies will make such important donations in this context.

Congratulations to you, my friend, if you decided to look this up before you Shared or liked these type of post.

Of course many users will share or like a photo, just in case it might be true, unaware that there is actually a very dark, sinister side to these hoaxes.

The reality is that these photos of children are stolen elsewhere from the Internet, without permission from the child or family, and the photo is exploited to accumulates fans for Facebook pages in a process known as Facebook Like-farming.

Does Facebook pay you for page likes in the same manner that YouTube pays you for views?


NO – NOT AT ALL

If you come across a photo, simply report it to Facebook, and avoid commenting, liking or sharing it, since engagement on a post of any kind helps it reach more people on Facebook. Remember that these Facebook pages that publish these posts want you to engage the posts and like their pages, but it is ultimately just to get followers to their Facebook pages. Facebook Like-farming.

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