At OSM we have recently been attempting to raise awareness of the different malware, scams and virus that are circulating on Facebook to try and stop the spread. Some of the ones that we have seen recently include the Facebook Dislike button virus, the one about eating fast food and another that says you need to verify your account.
Now we have a different one to tell you about that we learned of through facecrooks.com, the latest Facebook scam/virus is saying that you can get your free 450 Facebook credits with “NO surveys No waste of time” along with the rest of the message from the post that you can see below.
This is another scam that instead of playing on your emotions or trying to shock you offers you something for free; we all like something for free don’t we. The only problem with this free offering is fake; you won’t get your free credits and instead will spam your Facebook friends and it will nestle itself into your liked pages.
If you have already clicked on the post link and then the tempting big green button that you see above then you will be lead to the part that the scammers want you to get to and that is the survey that they said they weren’t going to do. If you have already got to this stage then we would urge you to follow this link for a guide to removing that pesky liked page and clean up your news feed. We would urge you to share this information with your friends to stop the spread.
How often have you seen this one appearing on Facebook? Have your friends been spamming you with it? Let us know in the comments section below.
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