Post being shared on Facebook claims that a baby depicted in the post’s image has a “malignant tumor in the skull” and Facebook has decided to help by donating $2 for every like, $5 for every comment, and $9 for every share.
“Audi Passion” Facebook Page claims that one Kevin M James, “Owner of AUDI” is giving away two Audi cars. And, all you need to do for a chance to win, claims the Page, is to like and share and then add the comment “Done”.
Facebook Page that calls itself “Audi & Bmw & Mercedes” claims that, for the first time in Facebook history, you can win one of two “Beautiful Mercedes C” just by liking, sharing, commenting, and supplying your name and email address.
Circulating message claims that, because Facebook is now a public entity, all members should post a privacy statement on Facebook to protect their photographs and other information from being used without their permission. Supposedly, posting the statement has been recommended by a lawyer.
Facebook Page that calls itself “The Weekly Deal” claims that you can get the chance to win valuable prizes such as 4WD vehicles, lawn tractors, and washer and dryer sets just by liking and sharing, adding the comment “win”, and clicking a link to “validate your participation.
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Email purporting to be from a staff member at “FB Security Operating Inc” claims that you are among 20 lucky Facebook users randomly selected as winners in Facebook’s “Click and Like Promo”. Supposedly, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg launched the promo as a means of saying thank-you to Facebook’s users.
Circulating post claims that you will have to start paying to use Facebook unless you send the same post to your friends in order to confirm that you are an active user.
Scammers just love Facebook! It allows them to quickly and cheaply reach huge numbers of potential victims. And, Facebook is completely free, very easy to use, and accessible to people at all levels of Internet savviness. So, alas, there is a never ending supply of naive and inexperienced users that Facebook scammers can target at will.
In this video, we cover phishing scams that falsely claim that your Facebook account has been disabled.