A video of Miley Cyrus smoking a bong might be sensational footage, but do you really want to play into the hands of Facebook scammers?
Wise up to the tricks used by survey scammers on the social network, and don’t be part of the problem.
Facebook’s virtual currency, Facebook Credits, is being used as bait by scammers driving users to money-making surveys.
Scammers are spreading links to a disturbing video which purports to show a harmless prank ending in tragedy. But, in reality, the scammers are earning commission and are abusing your Facebook account to spread their money-making venture wider.
With the help of his trusty pink crayon, Sophos’s Graham Cluley explains the latest viral scam spreading on the Facebook social network.
Have your Facebook friends lost all respect for Miley Cyrus?
Or have they just fallen for a Facebook survey scam..
Think a Facebook app can tell you which of your friends has blocked you? Think again. Scammers exploit social networkers once again with revenue-generating surveys.
Steven Richter and Jason Swan of Las Vegas, and an affiliate marketing company, MaxBounty, are accused of participating in the schemes that promised Facebook users non-existent “Dislike” buttons or “Facebook Gold” accounts, but directed them to revenue-generating surveys instead.
Beware Jessica Alba! She may (or may not) be one of the 101 hottest women in the world – but she is also being used as a lure by Facebook survey scammers.