There is a new hoax going around Facebook which involves a photograph of Bill Gates.
"Hey Facebook, As some of you may know, I'm Bill Gates. If you click that share link, I will give you $5,000. I always deliver, I mean, I brought your Windows XP, right?" says a sign in the hands of the Microsoft founder.
n reality, Bill Gates isn't going to give you $5,000 for clicking share. Nobody is, for that matter. The photo was taken from Gates' first-ever Reddit AMA, which he hosted on Monday. Here's the original image:
--The original photo of Bill Gates which appeared on Reddit
Some people shared this simply because they thought it was funny – they know it's fake. But there are plenty of people that believe sharing this photo will net them five grand from one of the richest men in the world.
Copyright 2013 by ClickOnDetroit.com. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.