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David Emery

FACEBOOK SCAM / HOAX: 'Angelina Jolie Dies at 38'

By August 24, 2013

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Facebook Scam Hoax

A viral blurb claiming that actress Angelina Jolie was pronounced dead on August 23, 2013 "after her second major operation" is rapidly spamming itself across Facebook via a rogue app that tricks users into granting it access to their account. Though the blurb gives the appearance of linking to a video of Jolie delivering an "inspirational message," no such video exists. Jolie isn't dead.

If the post shows up on your timeline, delete it immediately. Do not click on any links, and most importantly do not grant the app access to your profile info or allow it to post on your behalf.

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Previously:
Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean) Isn't Dead
'Jackie Chan Dead' Hoax Spreads via Rogue Facebook App
Jackie Chan: 'I'm Not Dead!'

Comments

August 25, 2013 at 11:01 am
(1) anonymous says:

really? getting my hopes up for nothing. i can’t stand her

August 26, 2013 at 1:24 pm
(2) angel says:

LONG LIVE ANGELINA! THE WORLD NEEDS YOU :)

September 13, 2013 at 12:53 am
(3) Vanessa Scanlon says:

Love Angelina Jolie.. so gkad your not dead

September 13, 2013 at 12:55 am
(4) Vanessa Scanlon says:

Love Angelina Jolie.. so glad your not dead

September 15, 2013 at 11:39 pm
(5) gl loves jolie says:

thank God she is alive and healthy. I can’t take it if she passed away. She’s my all time favorite actress. Take care Mr. & Mrs. Smith. <3

September 16, 2013 at 7:38 am
(6) exodus says:

what is their point to post such a hoax news.. so annoying

September 20, 2013 at 3:11 pm
(7) Judy says:

Does anyone else have computer problems after opening the Anelina Jolie video? I do! Now I have to take it into the computer shop!

September 23, 2013 at 7:55 am
(8) mayly says:

Thank god angelina Jolie is alive I can’t believe
The news. Long live Angelina coz your an angel
Too so many. I’m proud of you and Brad Pitt as
Being charitable.we will pray for you and for
Your family always. Don’t give up whatever short
Comings comes into you life. Always keep on
Praying. : )

March 1, 2014 at 2:18 pm
(9) derp says:

Uhh.. well..

March 21, 2014 at 1:59 pm
(10) rajuchetri says:

Hii anjelina me your fean

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