... buddy who sent the link
Between these two responses of yours, it's reasonable to conclude that your buddy is employed by Verizon.
The creator of this hoax screen cap certainly has a Verizon insider perspective or is straining very hard to create that impression.
Things are about to get even testier when it comes to the battle between good and evil. Our friends at Verizon just shot over this document which appears to detail a dual-mega-launch of epic proportions. How does a June 9th launch of both the DROID BIONIC and iPhone 5 sound?
There are Verizon insider tips all over the web when it comes to phones. Heck, even Motorola let stuff 'slip' about $200 off a Xoom with a special code.