Could it be? Will Bill Gates really give you $5,000 for sharing a link on Facebook?
Of course not. The email is bogus and so is the picture of Gates holding a sign that purportedly shows him making that promise.
This is just one of an ever-growing collection of email hoaxes that fill in-bins across the world. They’re not scams – no one is trying to steal your money or personal information – they’re just fiction.
Why do so many people accept the bogus messages as fact and forward to others? (Read story here)