Actually an article saying Facebook will start charging $2.99 per month which starts from November is to be fake, This sensational news was published by National Report a satirical Website.
[quote]Website says : “At a press conference this morning, Facebook rolled out their new monthly service plan which begins November 1st of this year. The social media giant says they will start charging members $2.99/mo to use the services that the site has to offer,” [/quote]
The National Report used to have disclaimer, which says: ”National Report is a news and political satire web publication, which may or may not use real names, often in semi-real or mostly fictitious ways. All news articles contained within National Report are fiction, and presumably fake news. Any resemblance to the truth is purely coincidental.”
Most number of people on Facebook and twitter expressed outrage over the fictional report, and one more website Few months back posted a semi opinion article about what its trying to do.
“Satire is not required to be humorous, nor was this particular post meant to be funny,” it said in an unrelated article. “The people of the modern world need to understand and develop the ability to corroborate information and not just accept information as true without further inputs. Absolutely baseless information is spread by Actual news sources on a daily basis and has resulted in a serious divide within our country,” the article adds.