According to this Facebook post, you can get 4 free tickets to the Six Flags amusement park just by sharing and commenting.
The post claims that every single person who shares and comments within 12 hours will receive the free tickets.
However, the post is fraudulent. It has no connection to Six Flags and no amount of sharing or commenting will get you any free tickets.
The post is just a scam designed to promote and gather likes for the bogus Facebook Page that published it. Via this ruse, the Facebook Page can gain many new likes. It can then launch survey scams or other types of fraudulent activity, this time to a much larger pool of potential victims
In some cases, the scam Facebook Page may be sold on the black market to other scammers.
Often, soon after one of the scam Pages is taken down, another almost identical scam Page will be put up to replace it.
If one of these scam posts crosses your Facebook News Feed, do not share, like, or comment on it. Doing so only helps the scammers. And, of course, you have no chance whatsoever of getting any of the promised free tickets, which never existed to begin with.
An example of the scam post:
Importance NoticeAfter considerable thought and with an ache in my heart, I have decided that the time has come to close down the Hoax-Slayer website.
These days, the site does not generate enough revenue to cover expenses, and I do not have the financial resources to sustain it going forward.
Moreover, I now work long hours in a full-time and physically taxing job, so maintaining and managing the website and publishing new material has become difficult for me.
And finally, after 18 years of writing about scams and hoaxes, I feel that it is time for me to take my fingers off the keyboard and focus on other projects and pastimes.
When I first started Hoax-Slayer, I never dreamed that I would still be working on the project all these years later or that it would become such an important part of my life. It's been a fantastic and engaging experience and one that I will always treasure.
I hope that my work over the years has helped to make the Internet a little safer and thwarted the activities of at least a few scammers and malicious pranksters.
A Big Thank YouI would also like to thank all of those wonderful people who have supported the project by sharing information from the site, contributing examples of scams and hoaxes, offering suggestions, donating funds, or helping behind the scenes.
I would especially like to thank David White for his tireless contribution to the Hoax-Slayer Facebook Page over many years. David's support has been invaluable, and I can not thank him enough.
Closing DateHoax-Slayer will still be around for a few weeks while I wind things down. The site will go offline on May 31, 2021. While I will not be publishing any new posts, you can still access existing material on the site until the date of closure.
Thank you, one and all!