Did you received a message from your friend that Facebook is shutting down? Initial reaction would be of course, download tons of pictures and videos uploaded to your Facbook account and probably permanently delete your account.

That's absurd. Here's an excerpt of the news posted at Weekly World News.
PALO ALTO, CA –Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook will be shut down in March. Managing the site has become too stressful.
“Facebook has gotten out of control,” said Zuckerberg in a press conference outside his Palo Alto office, “and the stress of managing this company has ruined my life. I need to put an end to all the madness.”
Zuckerberg went on to explain that starting March 15th, users will no longer be able to access their Facebook accounts.
“After March 15th the whole website shuts down,” said Avrat Humarthi, Vice President of Technical Affairs at Facebook. “So if you ever want to see your pictures again, I recommend you take them off the internet. You won’t be able to get them back once Facebook goes out of business.”
It may sound too good to be true, ah? Well, don't carried away immediately because it's obviously an Internet hoax. There have been so many Internet hoax spreads like a wild fire last year, just like the news that  Justin Bieber, A Disguised 51 Year Old Pedophile.