Is Facebook Going to Charge A Fee

After Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress and said "there will constantly be a variation of Facebook that is cost-free," lots of people have actually been asking us if the social media platform will begin charging individuals to be on the web site.

The confusion originates from an old Facebook message that is recirculating once again after Zuckerberg appeared before Congress.

Is Facebook Going To Charge A Fee

Facebook To Charge Users

In the message from "Mark the Director of Facebook", it claims utilizing Facebook will certainly set you back individuals money. The message assures a complimentary Facebook if you send the message to 18 different individuals. It's a common chain letter tactic that promises something if you share it with a specific quantity of individuals you know.

" This 'Message from Facebook' is totally incorrect," stated Emily Dean, a social media specialist. "This has been circulating for a number of years around Facebook as well as it's possibly bubble up to the surface area currently due to the fact that Mark Zuckerberg has been affirming regarding a few of the things that have actually taken place on Facebook recently."

Later throughout the testimony, Zuckerberg confessed that some have actually recommended a paid variation of the internet site but he claimed that "the advertisements version is the appropriate one for us."

"If it specifies where users don't want to see advertisements on Facebook there might probably be a version that has actually cost associated with it, however he was very clear in claiming there will certainly constantly be a complimentary version. So I wouldn't worry about obtaining tossed out of Facebook quite yet," Dean stated.

Dean explained that if you still had doubts you might most likely to Facebook's aid page to discover even more information.