Claim: Facebook will be closed for maintenance on Feb. 29, 30, and 31.
[Collected via e-mail, January 2013]
I've seen a few times on Facebook, a post that Facebook will be closed down Feb 29,30, & 31st? I'm sure its a hoax but not 100% here it is:
[Collected via e-mail, February 2012]
Saw this rumor in a friends facebook status. Is this true?
Facebook will be closed for maintenance from
Origins: For as long as the Internet has been in common use, pranksters have spread hoax messages proclaiming that
some popular service (such as Facebook), or the Internet as a whole, will be shutting down, either permanently or for temporary maintenance, on a particular date. Much as we dislike having to spoil a joke by explaining its punchline, we'll go on record as noting that this item about Facebook's closing for maintenance during the last three days of February is just a bit of frivolity in that same vein.
The message reproduced above, proclaiming that Facebook will be "closed for maintenance" from
Last updated: 28 January 2015