As Tech Insider notes, a message circulating on Facebook excitedly suggests that “people like you and me” can earn a piece of Zuckerberg’s wealth by simply copying and pasting a message to their feed. If the poor spelling and grammar didn’t tip you off, though, the message is a hoax, as are most Facebook messages that promise something in exchange for using a copied and pasted message as your status.
The memo comes less than a month after Zuckerberg and Chan announced plans to donate 99 percent of their Facebook shares to their new philanthropic enterprise, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.
“Our initial areas of focus will be personalized learning, curing disease, connecting people, and building strong communities,” the duo wrote in a letter to their newborn daughter, Max.
As you may have noticed, their note does not mention helping you pay off your student loans or buying you a new car.