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Walmart isn’t selling the Dyson Supersonic hair dryer for $1.
The post is from an unverified account on Facebook masquerading as a Walmart account.
A Facebook post announcing a Dyson Supersonic hair dryer available for nearly nothing from Walmart is just so much hot air.
Products in Dyson’s Supersonic hair dryer line typically sell for hundreds of dollars. But the Facebook post promotes a special opportunity. "Dyson is canceling their contract with Walmart and selling off Dyson Supersonic only for $1!" it says. "Follow the link to take advantage of the offer."
The link leads to a Facebook page with various Walmart logos claiming that it is the "official Walmart contest page" and that you have to pay only $1 to receive the hair dryer. It contains multiple posts encouraging people to click yet another link for the hair dryer bargain.
The post was flagged as part of Facebook’s efforts to combat false news and misinformation on its News Feed. (Read more about our partnership with Facebook.) A few other posts quote similar bargain prices of $9.95 or $99.
The Facebook page it links to is not an official Walmart page. It’s from an unverified account claiming to be Walmart. Only 16 people have liked the page.
Walmart said the post was fake. A spokesperson told PolitiFact in an email that Walmart offers Dyson products only through its third-party online marketplace, where outside sellers market products and set the price. Walmart’s website doesn’t list any available for $1.
The least expensive model is listed for about $320, and the most expensive version is about $700.
A Facebook post claims Dyson is ending its partnership with Walmart and the retailer is selling off its stock of Supersonic hair dryers for $1.
That’s not true. Walmart offers Dyson products only through its third-party marketplace. The hair dryers are available on Walmart.com through those sellers for hundreds of dollars, not $1.
The Facebook page promoting the deals is not connected with Walmart, and the company said the post was fake.
We rate this claim False.
Facebook post, Jan. 6, 2022
Walmart, Dyson Hair Dryer, last accessed Jan. 24, 2022
An unverified account with posting, "Walmart in USA 2022", last accessed Jan. 24, 2022
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