Meanwhile, singer John Mayer has poked fun at the viral hoax, saying that he is giving Instagram the right to publish "my world famous meatloaf recipes, Joe Camel fan fiction and Fight Club film flubs".
In a statement brand communications manager at Instagram Stephanie Otway said: "There's no truth to this post".
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Celebs such as Pink, Julia Roberts, Rob Lowe and Taraji P. Henson have all shared the fake post that says "Instagram does not have my permission to share photos or messages". "Everything you've ever posted becomes public from today Even messages that have been deleted or the photos not allowed".
Despite being written in broken English, the image was circulated widely across the platform, telling users: "It costs nothing for a simple copy and paste, better safe than sorry".
It also makes a vague reference to a local news station. The statement forbids Instagram from using pictures, information, messages or posts of the user and notes privacy violation is punishable by law.except that the whole thing is a hoax.