The story of the Facebook giraffe riddle is making headlines in the UK.
"The headline in Monday's Daily Star read, "Why are there giraffes all over Facebook? Site users suffer forfeit as part of riddle game
If you're on Facebook, you may have have been left baffled by all your friends changing their profile pictures to snaps of giraffes."
The UK publication reassured readers, "Don't worry, your pals have (probably) not been captured by evil zookeepers and forced into long-necked costumes."
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The headline in the UK's Metro read, "Giraffes take over Facebook profile pictures as users fail to solve riddle
The paper reports, "Failure to solve a riddle being shared on Facebook is prompting thousands to change their profile pictures to an image of a giraffe.
"The riddle – which has nothing to do with the African mammal – is said to be easy to solve, but is tripping many users up as it spreads around the social network."
Meanwhile, the headline in the UK-based International Business Times asked, "Why Facebook Users Are Changing Their Profile Pictures to Giraffes"
The publication reports, "This Facebook quiz has been gaining popularity since 5th October 2013, and has received mixed responses from online users. While some question the challenge in this game when one can easily get the answer from Google, there are others who feel that it is good to be part of a collective fun activity like this."