On 9 December 2015, a message claiming that the legal drinking age would be raised to 23 in February 2016 started circulating on Facebook:
While the above-displayed Facebook message may appear at first glance as if it came from the news network CNN, that is not the case. This Facebook message was created by a prank website that creates links which resemble real news stories. However, when a user clicks on the link they are redirected to a page that informs them that the story was fake:
Users are then prompted to share the joke with their friends on Facebook.