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Famous folks including Usher, Julia Roberts, Taraji P. Henson, Dave Bautista, Rob Lowe, Josh Brolin, Judd Apatow, Retta, Scooter Braun, Adriana Lima, US Energy Secretary Rick Perry, and high-profile beauty influencers all fell for an ancient social media copypasta — this time focused on Instagram and a vague threat of posts becoming “public” and able to be used in “court cases”.

Celebrities! They’re just like your credulous aunt who types spaces before all her exclamation points on her balloon-background Facebook posts!

The image that circulated in both Feed posts and Stories was a doctored screenshot of a block of text, with one or two variations on the following: Read more…

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How did this ridiculous Instagram privacy hoax from 2012 fool so many stars? was orginially posted by Caitlin Welsh

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