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Don't fall for this viral Facebook hoax

Don't fall for this viral Facebook hoax
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Facebook Live has been huge since it came out a few months back. We even use it here on the Kim Komando Show! In case you missed a major event for us, we broadcast our first KSN (Komando Shopping Network) broadcast this week on Facebook Live.

Click here to check it out. It was a lot of fun!

For those who don't know, Facebook Live lets you watch videos that are streamed from all over the world, live, or later after the broadcast on delay. Usually, these live videos capture moments that are fun or entertaining, like the Kim Komando Show.

But now, there's a hoax circulating around via Facebook Live and we don't want you to fall for it.

In short, there's a live feed claiming to be coming from the International Space Station. It's not live. The feed is from a spacewalk in November 2013. You'll see these posts on Facebook pages called UNILAD and Viral USA.

Between the two sites, there were over 47 million views of the fake video! There were also plenty of comments  from people noting how well the internet works in space. And as always, politics came into the mix with comments along the lines of how the live feed was wasting tax dollars.

Remember, if there's going to be a live feed from space, NASA will announce it.

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