If you are a Facebook user, you have probably seen the post that claims if you do not copy and paste the legal notice you will lose copyright control of your content. This is just another hoax similar to those that have been circulating on Facebook for years.
Just like in years past, there has been a recent influx of people updating their Facebook statuses with a very legal sounding status that supposedly protects users copyright and privacy rights. Only problem? It doesn't. It doesn't actually do anything except make you look like you have no idea what you're talking about.
In early September, Notre Dame linebacker and Heisman Trophy candidate Manti Te’o—just days after learning of the death of his girlfriend—led the Fighting Irish to an emotional upset of then-#10 Michigan State. However, in one of the most bizarre twists we’ve seen in college football, it now appears that the whole story about a dying girlfriend was a hoax.