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Issue 159 - August, 2013 (1st Edition) - Page 12

Disgraceful Hoax - 'All Facebook Companies' Donations to Help 9 Year Old Girl'

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Circulating Facebook message claims that, every time a user likes, comments on or shares the message, "all Facebook companies" will donate 20 cents to help a 9-year-old girl severely injured in an attack.

all facebook companies help girl hoax

© Depositphotos.com/ Marek Uliasz



Brief Analysis
The message is a disgraceful hoax perpetrated by that most disgusting of Facebook users, the "like-whore". Liking, sharing or commenting on the message will do nothing whatsoever to help the pictured child, who died in 2010. The hoax is created solely to promote a particular Facebook Page and help it garner large numbers of likes. If you see this message, report it to Facebook. Do not like, share or comment on the message.

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Example

all facebook companies help girl hoax

THE DEVIL IS A LIAR
9 YEAR OLD GIRL GANG RA PED!!
A MUST READ IF YOU HAVE A HEART. 

The girl had had gone missing from in front of her house on Wednesday morning, and was later
abandoned back there in a nearly unconscious state.
According to the police the girl, a student of class two, daughter of a suffering single mom, was abducted from in front of her house by three unknown men. She was taken to a nearby, where she was
r aped by the three men, one of them identified by the police. 
She was also beaten up before she was abandoned
in front of her home.
Her mother told police that she had found the girl near their house. She was bleeding and close to fainting.
She said "when I was taking her to the police station, one of the kidnappers stopped me and
threatened to kill me if I informed the police, so I went back home out of fear 
but later informed the police".
She said she was told to take the child to a nearby Hospital for examination and treatment.
Doctors treating the girl say that her condition is critical due to loss of blood and internal injuries. No one has been arrested yet. 

NOW,
THIS INNOCENT YOUNG LITTLE
GIRL IS FIGHTING FOR HER
LIFE , BUT DOCTORS SAY SHE
WILL NOT SURVIVE UNLESS
SHE GETS AN OPERATION
WHICH IS COSTLY AND HER 
MOM CANNOT PAY . 
ALL FACEBOOK COMPANIES HAVE
AGREED TO DONATE 20
CENTS FOR EVERY TIME
SOMEONE LIKES, COMMENTS
AND POSTS THIS TO
THEIR WALL. SO, PLEASE
SHARE THIS ON YOUR WALL .
SO THAT TOGETHER WE CAN
HELP SAVE THIS INNOCENT LIFE . 
I PASSED THIS MESSAGE
DOWN, "SHARE" FOR A
LITTLE LIFE. 
*HUMANITY COSTS NOTHING*

JUST TYPE "GET WELL SOON" OR "GWS" 
IF U ARE TOO BUSY, GOD ALREADY KNOWS 
UR MIND. PLEASE, DON'T IGNORE IF U HAVE A HEART.

Please >•CLICK HERE and LIKE our page if U are not yet our fan, We Really Need You.
..
LIKE Our Page Here » [Name of Facebook Page Removed]
» » [Name of Facebook Page Removed] PLEASE DON'T IGNORE..


Detailed Analysis


This Facebook post claims that you can help a severely injured 9-year-old girl depicted in an attached image just by liking, sharing or commenting on the message and the image it contains.

According to the message, the girl was taken from near her home by three men, raped, and beaten and then abandoned. The message claims, that due to internal injuries and blood loss, the child needs an expensive operation that her mother cannot afford. Therefore, claims the message, "all Facebook companies" have agreed to donate 20 cents to help the child each and every time her picture is shared, liked or commented on.

However, the claims in the message are disgraceful lies designed to further the goals of the despicable people who created the story. These so called like-whores launch such hoaxes as a means of gathering more likes for their Facebook Pages and further promoting their material via shares and comments.  The story is made up and liking, sharing or commenting will do nothing whatsoever to help the child.

Sadly, the young girl in the picture is now beyond help. The picture depicts the brutalized body of Nazia Masih, a 12-year-old Pakistani maid.  Nazia died in 2010 after unexplained injuries she received while working in the house of her wealthy employer. The case went to trial, but the alleged perpetrators were later acquitted. Nazia's story is desperately sad and it therefore defies belief that some contemptible swine would so wilfully use her picture for no other reason than to gather likes for a pathetic Facebook Page.

Keep in mind that whoever created this hoax was so morally bankrupt that he or she was willing to steal a picture of a dead child, invent a story to go with the picture, and launch it on Facebook just to gather extra likes.

Unfortunately, this is just one in an ongoing series of similar sick child hoaxes that have plagued Facebook in recent years. Some who create such hoaxes apparently do so simply out of a sick and twisted desire to see how many likes and shares their disgraceful lies can muster. Others are motivated by greed. Facebook Pages with large numbers of likes can be sold on the black market to other unscrupulous Internet marketers and/or used to peddle products and services and launch further spam and scam campaigns.

The immoral individuals who create such hoaxes are beneath contempt. These people have no place on our social networks or within any decent community. Sharing such hoax messages is immoral and irresponsible. And since they do absolutely zero to help the pictured children, sharing these messages is utterly pointless as well. If one of these hoaxes comes your way, please report it to Facebook. Please do NOT comment on the photo or the wall where the photo has been posted, as this gives the hoax more unwarranted exposure by putting the offending photo on to the news feeds of your Facebook friends. 

You can also help by making sure that your Facebook friends are aware of such hoaxes and do not perpetrate the problem by liking and sharing them.

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Last updated: July 23, 2013
First published: July 23, 2013
Research: David White, Brett Christensen
By Brett M. Christensen
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References
Pakistan's Shame: Who Killed Shazia Masih—If Anyone?
Shazia Masih
Charity Hoaxes
Facebook Sick Child Hoaxes



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