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FALSE: Facebook Shutting Down on March 15

By January 8, 2011

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Attention Facebook and Twitter users:

The "news" that Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook will end on March 15 because he finds running the company "too stressful" is false.

I repeat, false.

It's a rumor based on a fictitious story published on WeeklyWorldNews.com, a tabloid-style website (formerly a weekly newspaper) best known for scoops like "Alien Spaceships to Attack Earth in 2011" and "Megan Fox Is a Man."

In other words, it isn't news. It barely even qualifies as a rumor. It's just dumb. Pass that on.

Update: A new version of this rumor circulating in 2014 claims Facebook will close on March 15 because it's "overpopulated." Still false.

Examples from Twitter:

Facebook will end this coming March 15, 2011. Zuckerberg wants his old life back.
March 15. Facebook is shutting down!! Ugh. No more Facebook. What am I going to do. Thank God for twitter!!
They are shutting down facebook march 15 :[


Read the original spoof:
Facebook Will End on March 15th!

News updates:
ABC News - Facebook Closing Hoax Goes Viral
PC Magazine - False: Facebook to Shut Down
NY Daily News - Rumors of Facebook Shutting Down Leaves Users Panicking

Read more urban legends begat by Weekly World News:
Ogling Breasts Increases Men's Lifespans
Man Dies at Desk, Unnoticed for 5 Days
The Gun-Toting Granny of Melbourne
Megan Fox Is a Man

Comments

January 9, 2011 at 12:51 am
(1) FelixTheHouseCat says:

I see more of “Facebook will be shutting down” more than facebook isnt,more proof is needed for this to be atleast knowledgeable. just saying that its a tabloid doesnt phase me.

August 15, 2011 at 8:26 pm
(2) bylandorsea says:

Facebook is going nowhere, don’t worry. It’s such a strong network – no one can live without Facebook and there is no reason to, not until there is something better invented. Till then, show me some likes.

January 9, 2011 at 2:55 am
(3) JennytheBat says:

If this is fake, then Mark Zuckerberg should inform every Facebook user that such story is a lie.

January 13, 2011 at 4:34 pm
(4) Eileen says:

I disagree. Should he have to respond to every false rumor? He would have no time to himself ever.

I would never spend my energy and happiness to refute false rumors, why should he?

It is up to us (the reader, viewer) to seek truth out. Takes about 5 minutes to check Snopes.com or this web site!

February 21, 2011 at 1:31 pm
(5) even says:

How can you disagree with him responding to this? This is his business, his life. Its what has made him wealthy and known worldwide. Avrat Humarthi said “So if you ever want to see your pictures again, I recommend you take them off the website before it goes out of business”. He should let people know if this rumor its true or false. Its his (Mark Zuckerberg) obligation to do so.

March 14, 2011 at 5:31 am
(6) pooloup says:

i totally AGREE !

April 5, 2011 at 10:05 pm
(7) olivia says:

ifeel yhu ithink the same way

July 30, 2011 at 10:00 pm
(8) pjearsz says:

he did.. It’s on the facebook website in the Help Centre – sorry he didnt contact you directly heh

August 7, 2011 at 6:41 am
(9) Neil says:

Why should he….. Who believes these rumours anyway…. Facebook shutting down….. It’s a billion dollar business..

January 9, 2011 at 4:05 am
(10) ariel4349 says:

if they published that Facebook will be shutdown then how can be so sure that it is really true in fact they don’t even know how to build a social website like Mark Zuckerberg or they just want the crowd’s attention?…how could you shut down the whole system of facebook and at the same time could loss a lot of profit…?

January 9, 2011 at 5:53 am
(11) PaulPolisher says:

People believe on what the want to believe.

Anyways, why worry? facts will all come to surface on march 15.

January 9, 2011 at 6:46 am
(12) Jeffrey says:

Facebook is earning so much money nowadays. If Mark wants to close it, why don’t he give it me and I’ll take over. Promise to keep facebook alive xD

January 15, 2011 at 8:52 am
(13) Agito says:

Yeah! , that’s a good point ! I would like to join up with you in the Facebook takeover xD wakakak!

July 23, 2011 at 3:34 pm
(14) Diet Dave says:

Good luck with that, I don’t think Goldman Sachs will let anyone buy in.

January 9, 2011 at 6:46 am
(15) Gullible is not in the dictionary says:

I’m amazed anyone falls for this kind of rubbish…

if only common sense was a little more common.

@Jenny The Bat – stop living in the dark – if CEO’s responded to every rumour they wouldn’t have time for anything else.

Cmon peoples – Facebook just took on some big investors and is talking about a second web – oh but their going to close down in March? Right…….

January 9, 2011 at 9:54 am
(16) ares says:

@JennytheBat how will he do that??, should he have a Live interview with the press?

January 9, 2011 at 10:13 am
(17) Trini says:

thank u for clearing that up. i posted it on….facebook

January 9, 2011 at 1:00 pm
(18) ad cornerstone says:

its that true? give me more information?

January 9, 2011 at 2:30 pm
(19) Trini2 says:

lol @ Trini – i agree with the comment before -if its not true it should be announced from reliable sources

January 9, 2011 at 2:47 pm
(20) Oswald says:

calling it a “rumor” isn’t correct. the story is a fiction, not a rumor or a hoax. a rumor or a hoax implies that the weekly world news was trying to deceive or trick, that the story was masquerading as a truth. it wasn’t. obviously. it wasn’t anymore a rumor or a hoax than the other absurdities on the site, such as the story about the giant kangaroo stalking Australia or the aliens abducting cheerleaders. Just fictions, people, just fictions.

January 9, 2011 at 2:59 pm
(21) JANIRA says:

PLEASE TRANSLATE THIS COMMENT IN ENGLISH:

EL FUNDADOR DE FACEBOOK DEBERIA DAR UNAS DECLARACIONES A LOS MEDIOS PARA DESMENTIR ESTA INFORMACION QUE AL PARECER QUE DESPUES DE UN REPORTAJE DE COSAS QUE DIJO AHORA DESMIENTEN. CON LA GENTE NO SE JUEGA DE ESTA MANERA, Y ME EXTRAÑA QUE VAYA A CERRAR, SI CON ESO SE HA HECHO MAS QUE MILLONARIO CON FACEBOOK, POR FAVOR NO TIRES UNA BOMBA A TU NOMBRE PARA DESPUES DECIR QUE NO TUVISTE NADA QUE VER.

QUE DECEPCIONANTE LA VERDAD!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

March 10, 2011 at 4:25 pm
(22) WAZZUP says:

THE FOUNDER OF FACEBOOK SHOULD GIVE SOME STATEMENTS TO THE MEDIA TO REFUTE THIS INFORMATION THAT APPARENTLY THAT A FEATURE OF THINGS AFTER THAT SAID NOW DENY THIS. WITH THE PEOPLE DO NOT IS PLAYED IN THIS WAY, AND I SURPRISED WILL CLOSE, IF THAT HAD BEEN DONE MORE THAT MILLIONAIRE WITH FACEBOOK, PLEASE DO NOT THROW A BOMB TO YOUR NAME FOR LATER SAID THAT HAD NOTHING TO DO.

THAT DISAPPOINTING THE TRUTH

January 9, 2011 at 3:01 pm
(23) David Emery says:

Oswald, you’re correct insofar as the story didn’t originate as a rumor. But it became a rumor as soon as people with no actual knowledge of the facts starting passing it around.

January 9, 2011 at 3:05 pm
(24) mateo says:

dont shut the facebook , it has dont our lives happier

January 9, 2011 at 3:09 pm
(25) Enbuska says:

@Oswald: it started as a hoax, but is spreading like a rumor now when it has grown wild.

@JennyTheBat: Guess it should work the other way round. If Facebook was to close down, they would inform about it on facebook, not in some random internet media.
They are not obligated to inform that they are staying online every time some rumor of closing shows up.

January 9, 2011 at 3:29 pm
(26) Lucky says:

I wish it weren’t a hoax. :[]

January 9, 2011 at 3:46 pm
(27) Oswald says:

yeah, but how can it be a hoax if the wwn wasn’t trying to trick us? a hoax implies trickery, implies that the wwn wanted us to believe it, like a practical joke. that’s the very definition of a hoax. there is no way the wwn intended anyone to believe this story, so can’t be a hoax. A rumor, probably. but I still don’t see how anything so obviously facetious can be properly labeled a rumor, even if millions of idjits spread it. a rumor must be somewhat believable, and this fb thing is just pure nonsense.

January 9, 2011 at 4:48 pm
(28) Baron says:

Its nonsense to suggest that facebook will be shutdown on march 15th,facebook means a lot to some of us.

January 9, 2011 at 8:15 pm
(29) Shery says:

I cannot believe that rumor has spread as a fire. The truth will come out on March 15.

January 9, 2011 at 11:06 pm
(30) gMert says:

Well, facebook creepers can relax now that this is a hoax…

HAHA.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qyKcPDIej1s

January 9, 2011 at 11:18 pm
(31) Jimmie says:

JANIRA: (translation) Facebook founder SHOULD GIVE SOME STATEMENTS TO THE MEDIA TO THIS INFORMATION deny APPARENTLY THAT AFTER A REPORT OF THINGS TO SAY NOW denies. THE PEOPLE DO NOT PLAY THIS WAY, AND I WILL CLOSE THAT STRANGE, IF THAT IS MADE WITH MORE THAN A MILLIONAIRE TO FACEBOOK, PLEASE DO NOT PUMP YOUR TIRES NAME NOT SAY THAT AFTER YOU HAD NOTHING TO DO.

DISAPPOINTING THAT THE TRUTH

February 24, 2011 at 12:38 pm
(32) Ken says:

LOL! Obviously a machine translator. “Don’t drop a bomb” becomes “do not pump your tires”. Gracias por haber hecho esto. Made my hour!

January 10, 2011 at 12:26 am
(33) Dottieb says:

Not true?

Too bad.

January 10, 2011 at 12:54 am
(34) Ami says:

You can’t shut down facebook. People will get angry with this. I know if you don’t like money, sell it to someone who wants money. This is our life. Please don’t take our life as you like to have your life back.

January 10, 2011 at 1:41 am
(35) choco says:

Wish tat it’s just a rumor.. I hav many of memories in my FB account.. Won’t to believe tat is true!!! I’ve never heard tat smone who succeed wif the product or company tat he / she built n has made a lot of profit to earn, then he / she feel stress n want to close it!!! It’s crazy, isn’t it????

January 10, 2011 at 4:52 am
(36) richmond says:

i guess, if facebook really would shut down come March 15th, Facebook will definitely inform all users right after the log-in or or anyway possible like a pop-up message and all. The source of the news was from a not credible site so why should we worry about facebook being shut down for good. This is definitely a hoax done by those who have nothing else to do but create a viral report for their own personal and egotistical sake.

Facebook has a lot of connections and it would be very unprofessional for them to just shutdown just because the founder of FB feels like it. The world revolves from money and it’s way unrealistic to just shutdown something just because of emotional issues. That is soooo not Zuckerberg!!!

January 10, 2011 at 6:56 am
(37) The Netateer says:

See the Spooks are out.. Bet you all FaceBook Goes Public before March the 15th..

January 10, 2011 at 7:31 am
(38) Skoldzer says:

i too wouldn’t mind this fictional story to become reality… especially when i look at some of these posts from people claiming it to be their life… LIFE is LIFE.. Facebook isn’t LIFE and without it you will just find the next best thing.

and then the posts of those demanding that the founder of facebook send them all a personal message? what planet are you from, and what makes you so special to think he owes you that?
what will be so bad without facebook anyways?

“ooh now no one can see that tagged pic of me throwing up over the stripper”
…or…
“oooh, now i can’t update my status to my millions of friends whom i have never met to keep them posted on when i have my next bowel movement”

but unfortunately this story is all just fictional.

January 10, 2011 at 8:48 am
(39) Marcel says:

You are all losers thats why you are finding it so hard to believe that facebook is closing down you bunch of fools “i have special memories on facebook, it cant close” oh shut your mouths you boring people!!!!

January 10, 2011 at 12:46 pm
(40) unfort says:

What a shame :( Facebook must be closed! ^-^

January 10, 2011 at 6:27 pm
(41) Eric says:

Funny how people would believe an email rumor about something as culture-shattering as Facebook shutting down without seeing and hearing gigantoid headlines in all news media outlets first.

Here are some enduring urban legends that I’ve personally come across:

http://daisybrain.wordpress.com/2011/01/10/things-not-true/

January 10, 2011 at 7:00 pm
(42) ladi says:

fB cant shut dwn, fB is not jus ah website, pple keep up with family friends classmates business pple etc. Why shut it dwn. Yeah DrAma is Everywhere Nw even on tha internet so that cant be tha case. . To tie this up fB is tha best Network around. . It has helped me find many family and friends. . So forget that false Rumor. .

January 10, 2011 at 8:11 pm
(43) MS says:

How I wish this is true.. but then.. if it has been shutdown then surely there will be other site coming up…. sad….
people now living in virtual world…..

January 11, 2011 at 12:51 am
(44) ichi ichi says:

Thank God. I really hope they stay online. Most of my friends stay quit far, we only got connected thru fb.

January 11, 2011 at 3:15 am
(45) MAZTERPOGI says:

NO BODY KNOWS IF IS THAT TRUE JUST WAIT ON MARCH 15 WE WILL SEE IF ITS TRUE..

January 11, 2011 at 5:06 am
(46) Pink_Sox says:

If it DID shut down, which I am not saying it is…that is HIGHLY unlikely…would it really be that big of a deal? Yea, ok, so we have new “friends” on the net, but they can be found anywhere these days. And if they are really good of friends, you can email them, txt them, twitter, or even try Skype to keep in touch. Seems to me like alot of fuss of something that SHOULD be trivial…will the lives of billions of people worldwide suddenly stop if facebook shuts down? Probably not. We were fine before it, we would be fine after it. People we making new friends online long before facebook. But relax, it isn’t going anywhere :)

January 15, 2011 at 12:24 am
(47) HQ says:

Pink_Sox perfectly said. True or false, makes us realise just how fast things can change when relying on a computer network system.

January 11, 2011 at 8:22 am
(48) no such thing says:

if he close he will loses 10 billion… who so stupid doesnt want money ??

January 11, 2011 at 8:56 am
(49) myrtle says:

BELIEVERS ARE IDIOTS.

January 11, 2011 at 5:28 pm
(50) levis** says:

Read people..
Seriously..maybe should see who owns shares

January 12, 2011 at 10:14 am
(51) Ah No! says:

Just heard facebook is closing 15 March. Did anyone else hear anything?

January 12, 2011 at 10:48 am
(52) abel bannerman says:

we thank God dis a rumour.facebook till i die.de devils can go to hell

January 12, 2011 at 11:37 pm
(53) Maureenn says:

Sooooo my opinon is that yu shuldnt shut facebook down.. because right now Mark you are just be selfish! People also use facebook to talk to family or peiple they havnt seen in awhile or tge one they only see every once n awhile… how is this runing your life? You are freaking rich!! Come on dude … and also there is no reason for u to shut it down u can just give the management to somebody you wpuld trust with it! See i lovee facebook its not my life but it keeps me in toych with family abd friends that all moved away . Soooo stop being selfish and dont shut it down..

January 13, 2011 at 9:00 am
(54) Franklin Pierce says:

Well that means the child molesters still have access to them.

January 13, 2011 at 5:24 pm
(55) lzgur says:

hey David i heared that facbook was shuting dowb at marsh 15is that and Also i heard its True!!!!!!!!!!1

January 13, 2011 at 6:34 pm
(56) Angie says:

I love you, David!! Thanks for always setting us straight!!

January 13, 2011 at 6:39 pm
(57) ashley says:

yah i knwo right. people should beilive what they beileve. all teh facts will either be false or become true on march 16 after when facebook suposedly is supposed to shut down is over. if facebook is still tehre on the 16 then those some LIES bout facebook shutting down. people calm down and jsut wait. or why dont you send the creator of facebook an email asking him if it is true. or send him al letter. that way HE will anwer you if its true or not.

January 14, 2011 at 3:47 am
(58) gentle says:

facebook till we die. Sign up for qeep if fb is being shut down

January 14, 2011 at 5:25 am
(59) Joe says:

It will be shut down on the 15th March, Mark is very stressed at the moment, he’s single-handedly running Facebook (he doesn’t hire programmers, only PR people) and he hasn’t had a holiday for quite some time. Also he’s moving house on the 15th, he currently lives in rented accommodation, which for someone who has a company worth $50billion isn’t very acceptable to the public.
So give the guy a break, he’s busy and stressed and hassled!

January 14, 2011 at 5:00 pm
(60) Ayverie says:

http://articles.cnn.com/2011-01-10/tech/fb.shutdown.rumor.mashable_1_digital-sky-technologies-ceo-mark-zuckerberg-facebook-director?_s=PM:TECH

It’s false. Never believe anything from WeeklyWorldNews. You would have seen this in REAL news sources were it true. People, please stop being so stupid and gullible. Do a bit of research… just google it and you can see it’s false…

January 16, 2011 at 10:58 am
(61) Anup kayastha says:

I know it already its not true.

January 20, 2011 at 11:22 am
(62) sandy says:

FRIENDS DONT BE DISTRAUGHTED FROM NOW ITSELF.THERE ARE STILL NUMEROUS DAYS BEFORE 15TH MARCH TO BE PASSED.I ND I THINK U ALSO BELIEVE THAT IN ORDER TO BRING THE CULMINATING DEMAND OF FB THIS MAY BE STRATEGY TO BRING DOWN ITS DEMAND GROWTH.I THINK IT IS NOT MORE THAN MERE RUMOUR OR HOAX.THERE IS NO NO BUSSINESS TYCOON ON THE EARTH WHO IS SO GULLIBLE TO CLOSE HIS REMARKABLE ND EFFICIENTLY WORKING BUSINESS.EVEN THOUGH MR MARK MAY BE VERY EXHAUSTED ND STRESSFULL FROM HIS HECTIC SCHEDULE BUT TILL THAT TYM HE CAN GET RELIEVED FROM HIS PAIN THEN TILL THE TYM HE WILL HANDOVER HIS BUSINESS TO OTHER RELIABLE ND WELL QUALIFIED GUY.FRIENDS TILL THAT TYM ENJOY ROCKKKKKKK ON FAB ND ITS VARIOUS APPLICATION ND GAMES.

JAI HIND.

January 22, 2011 at 9:40 am
(63) hahaha says:

This is why there are so many losers out there and people really do not have a true social life cus of sites like this….I do hope they shut down and force people to really learn how to communicate with one another through going out and having real conversations…

If this is the only way to find friends than I wasn’t meant to find some of my old friends…I will just make new ones and improve my life…

Get a life folks and off your a$$e$ and be someone…later

January 23, 2011 at 5:39 pm
(64) bg4112 says:

Facebook has not commented on this matter because Zuckerburg would think that people are smart enough to know that such an unreliable news source’s story is false.

January 27, 2011 at 1:56 pm
(65) Tom says:

You people amuse me. Do you really think a site and company valued at $50billion would just up and shut down? And would Goldman really invest in a company that is about to go offline?

If Mark wanted his old life back, he’d simply have it. He has more than enough money (billions..) to quit his job and pursue other aspects of interest.

God you people are stupid, and i am stupid for taking the time to actually laugh at you.

January 28, 2011 at 2:52 am
(66) MoJoMoonJo says:

Oh, how I wish this rumor were true. :(
Facebook is the devil.

January 30, 2011 at 6:37 am
(67) Amit Anand says:

if mr. mark is unable to run this social networking site then i requst you mr mark to transfer the ownership to me i will run this n from generations to generations.

January 30, 2011 at 7:35 am
(68) viggu says:

dhaale bamma…..;)

January 30, 2011 at 11:31 am
(69) EXPERT says:

HAHAHA.. If you want to know.. be patient still March 15…

January 31, 2011 at 2:46 pm
(70) jamie says:

to be honest with everyone why would mark shut it down when hes worked so hard in getting everyone connected??? i honestly dont think he would do such a thing why say this “I’m trying to make the world a more open place by helping people connect and share.” as it says on his facebook page, i know he wouldnt do it because in the end he has helped alot of people to stay connected with their friends and family esp overseas (like myself) and i bet he feels good knowing he done something good and wouldnt want the feeling to go away, and if he couldnt “manage” it the company itself then thats why hes actually got people working at the head quarters! so he can have a life, i believe its BS! and he wouldnt do it!

February 5, 2011 at 10:20 pm
(71) Stranger123 says:

To the people who are hating on Facebook just shut your mouth. You have too much anger or something built up that you have be a prick to people who love Facebook. And to the people who claim Facebook runs your life… You choose to be on Facebook 24/7. Who is to know that Facebook is gonna shut down? Mark has the right to shut it down if he feels that he needs to live life somewhere other than Facebook. If you honestly think it’s gonna shut down save everything to your computer an if it’s extremely important burn it to a disk. Then find a new social network to keep in touch with people. I myself am addicted to Facebook. It’s fun. I’m only 13. It’s a teenage thing to hang on Facebook. Don’t take this the wrong way. I’m positive that if Facebook was honestly going to shut down we would be informed properly. BUT there are emails from Mark that were to be sent from user to user that he plans only to down size. He claimed that unactive users would be deleted from Facebook. If you’re on there all the time then I don’t think you are gonna have a problem. All you have to do is when you get the email send it to 15 other people. Simple as that. So please just calm your $h!t. I almost had a panic aztak tryin to get the real story.

February 7, 2011 at 9:17 am
(72) Blahblahblah says:

I kinda wish it were true…I’ll probably just delete my account anyways

February 8, 2011 at 8:33 am
(73) Lise says:

That’s too bad. Facebook is just for wasting time.

February 11, 2011 at 7:19 pm
(74) anthony says:

ths is was so redicolous,,ths is a lie,

February 22, 2011 at 11:17 am
(75) Joh says:

Skoldzer

True saying! How can FB be compared to life. I am on facebook almost every day but that is not life. There thousands of faceless people on facebook as people who have more than two accounts with fake pictures and a thousand and one unreal profiles.

FB has had positive impact on the life of millions. This news, wether true or false just brought out our anxiety level. March 15th is coming, so instead of gettined hypertensive, wait for it. But methinks facebook will not close down without just using less than 2 minutes to post “Facebooks closes 15th March” and pressing a “TO ALL SUBSCRIBERs” button to let every one know.

All the same, you will be suprised to realized that you are still you if facebook closes by 15th March if suprise is what you are waiting for, except, if you are computer programme living on FB site

July 23, 2011 at 10:09 am
(76) DietX says:

What your saying is true, but I think it is about time people stopped wasting soo much time on facebook and acually did something productive with there lives.

February 26, 2011 at 12:41 pm
(77) Abdul Jamil says:

y ?
y ?
y ?
how can he do that…………….?

February 27, 2011 at 7:38 am
(78) hahaha,,, noob says:

foolsfoolsfoolsfoolsfoolsfoolsfools

March 10, 2011 at 8:06 am
(79) Lunkan says:

Well, all theese rumors about Faebook Shutting down on march 15 seems to be true, well, I checked at Mark Zuckerbergs Profile, And If This Rumor Was False, Why haven’t he said anything about it?

March 14, 2011 at 4:08 pm
(80) Fireball says:

I agree on that. I think Mark should let people know if it not true or true. I really like facebook. I can keep in touch with my friend that deaf amd family.I’m deaf, and that the best way to keep in contact with my friend and family. I’m praying that it don’t shut down.

March 11, 2011 at 7:08 am
(81) Anand raj says:

they wont just give up the multimillions..dollars..investment…of the people…have a brain people…

March 13, 2011 at 3:51 pm
(82) Hamber says:

Like why does he want to do this yea he can have his life back but he has to speak to the press

March 24, 2011 at 12:35 am
(83) DaneO says:

I’m using Facebook right now, so we can all assume the claims are false, much like the “Megan Fox is a man” claim.

March 26, 2011 at 4:16 am
(84) PrimeshTopiwala says:

Facebook is still working but after 15th march many changes are happened but its ok… I think this was a bakwas news :p :D

April 28, 2011 at 3:31 pm
(85) Kevin says:

I think that facebook is controling the world and will take over. I think that maybe people need to stop being agressive on using facebook. I’m a teen that doesn’t even use facebook maybe a few times a month at the most. I think we get to dependent on using it that we forget that we are in the real world. “Hey the house is on fire get out!” “Sorry can’t talk, I’m on facebook and right now jimmy just had surgrey on his heart.” Come on people just look at what is happening on ipod’s and itunes. We get soooo rapped up we forget life and what is around us. I hope that this made a few of you mad and want to stop reading Go ahead I’m not stopping you. I hope that this helpeed and maybe got your attention some how. Thanks a very concern person that would like to see facebook end someday.

May 8, 2011 at 5:01 am
(86) SailorMoonFan says:

Ok ive read all the comments everyone that hates facebook made up these stupid Facebook Closing Down news its FAKE.

July 17, 2011 at 12:42 am
(87) chris says:

I don’t understand why people even bother writing fake news. Do they have so much free time that they can just waste it? Facebook is now one of the largest companies in the world. It is not going anywhere!

August 28, 2011 at 12:05 pm
(88) Trinity-Hawkeye aka T.H.SwordWriter says:

our voices will be heard today! i just feared to lose another
friend like i lose my other friend who is my ex-friend.
sorry, i know i am not making any senses

October 1, 2011 at 5:47 pm
(89) buy silver says:

Facebook wasn’t shut down, perhaps it was an early april fool’s joke.

December 8, 2011 at 2:53 am
(90) leisha says:

people spread very strange rumours on fb. if you add the official facebook as a friend, they post updates to deny the stories. but really, if zuckerberg was giving it all up, wouldn’t he just sell out? there would be an amazing number of people willing to pay a large fortune to take it off his hands

February 11, 2012 at 8:41 am
(91) Art taddeihur says:

YOU PEOPLE DON’T SEEM TO UNDERSTAND THAT YOU DON’T NEED
F – BOOK TO COMMUNICATE OR INTERACT WITH OTHERS, I THINK YOU ARE ALL PATHETIC. AND HOPE I BITES YOU ALL IN THE ASS WHEN YOU FIND OUT YOU R WIFE, GIRLFRIEND, SIGNIFICANT OTHER IS RUNNING AROUND BEHIND YOU BACK CAUSE OF THIS GARBAGE SITE. OH SURE IT CAN HAPPEN ANYWAY BUT CHANCES ARE SIGNIFICANTLY LESS . FACEBOOK IS NOTHING BUT TEMPTATION FOR THE WEAK.. IT DESTROYS LIVES, AND I HOPE IT EVENTUALLY HURTS IT’S CREATOR SO HE CAN FEEL THE PAIN FIRST HAND. IT IS THE DEVEL’S PLAYGROUND !!! . CAN F-BOOK

February 13, 2012 at 5:36 am
(92) simran says:

plzzz donot shut this fb

February 14, 2012 at 9:35 am
(93) shyma says:

fb is my life plz do nt shut fb

February 14, 2012 at 5:13 pm
(94) Ari says:

I can live without facebook… C:< cause I have a life… rofl.

February 19, 2012 at 12:22 am
(95) Rahul says:

I am not live without facebook.

February 19, 2012 at 12:24 am
(96) Rahul says:

I am not live without facebook and facebook is my life.

March 6, 2012 at 10:04 pm
(97) Faizan khan pathan says:

Hey mark r u gonna mad? How can u do this? I am totally disagree with u. Facebook is my life and i can’t live without it
FACEBOOK SHOULD NOT BE SHUT DOWN

March 11, 2012 at 1:09 pm
(98) TheWonderHenn says:

The Facebook is an evil arch demon and it must be destroyed!

March 15, 2012 at 4:02 am
(99) mrz.ford says:

If facebook shuttn down iz correct, then wht time will tht be???? Its aftr 12am of Mar 15th!!!! I still see fb activatd!!!!
Get yall fct straight!!!!!

March 23, 2012 at 10:12 am
(100) cccnnc says:

lol they changed the date on the article to July 15th 2012 but the link says this

http://weeklyworldnews.com/headlines/27321/facebook-will-end-on-march-15th/

march 15th LOL

November 25, 2012 at 3:27 pm
(101) Marilyn says:

I can’t believe that anyone would even believe this! Facebook is HUGGGEEE AND I MEAN HUGEEE. why would it shut down? Millions of complaints would be send. And plus, last year, I got a message saying this too. Nothing happened right?

November 29, 2012 at 3:38 pm
(102) Taylor RAWR Westmorland says:

Honestly I think we should actually wait and see if it will shut down and in the mean time, enjoy it while it lasts, regardless of the outcome. No one can really determine whether Facebook will shut down except the creator. News people nor society can determine that. They can voice their opinion, but that doesn’t mean they’re right. It could be true OR it could be a rumor. Who knows? But even if it does close down, it’s his choice. I like Facebook, only because it helps me keep up with my friends and family and how they’re doing, but honestly I think it’s just another playground for drama to weasel it’s way into. Another place for extremely immature “adults” and childish people to come and start unwanted crap! Again, that is my opinion, and while respecting yours, I’m sticking to mine!!!

December 2, 2012 at 1:29 pm
(103) sopheee says:

i have read up about it on cnn and they said it was just a rumor. i beleive it is. is facebook was ending it would be on the news and the founders would tell us not a stupid fwd message or tabloids.
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December 28, 2012 at 7:34 am
(104) Nicholas says:

So Happy! My mom is obsessed with facebook, she goes on it EVERY DAY!!

So Glad Its Shutting Down.

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