It’s clearly not 220 feet up, and it’s definitely not a roller coaster! But that’s not stopping Facebook users from falling for the latest scam.
It may be a brand new year, but if scammers can continue to make money through old tricks why should they change their methods?
Don’t be tricked by the promise of a lurid, shocking or sexy video into doing the scammers’ dirty work for them.
Don’t be fooled by Facebook scams claiming to offer you free vouchers for shopping at Primark, Tesco, Asda and other stores…
A scam is spreading on Facebook, luring unsuspecting social networkers into clicking by pretending to be supermarket vouchers in the run-up to Christmas.
Beware of links shared by your Facebook friends, claiming to link to a shocking video of the death of the Fast and the Furious movie star.
Survey scammers are using a new disguise in their attempt to drive web traffic to their cash-generating webpages – pretending that PC users can install their own version of the popular smartphone app Instagram.
Human nature being what it is, there probably will be lots of people on Facebook who would be interested in watching what appears to be a breaking news story about a celebrity stabbing.
Repeat after me: Eminem remains “un-stabbed”. Don’t be duped by Facebook scammers.
Scammers take advantage of human gullibility on Facebook.
Sadly, many users are all too easily duped into believing that they are helping their friends and loved ones win some free tickets to Las Vegas.
Jackie Chan death video links spread on Facebook. But they’re really a rogue application scam.
Make sure that you and your friends aren’t fooled.
“Claim your Free $500 Costco Voucher Now. Only a few left” is the message you might have seen posted by one of your Facebook friends, but don’t be too quick to believe it.
Want to change your Facebook from blue to black?
Maybe it’s time to exercise a little self-restraint, because scammers are hard at work tricking users into completing their money-making scams.
Two firms have been fined a total of £450,000 (approximately US $720,000) for running a series of scams on Facebook.
The scams, which claimed to offer free vouchers and supermarket gift cards for the likes of Tesco and Asda,resulted in members of the public signing-up for expensive premium-rate phone services.
Facebook does not give you any way to find out who has been viewing your profile.
Any application or link which claims it can reveal to you who has should be treated with great suspicion.
Would you click on this?
It seems many Facebook users did. Wise up to the threat of clickjacking, or become an easy target for scammers.