Scam Name: ’10 Things Adults Never Tell Their Kids’ Facebook Scam
Scam Signature Message:
10 Things Adults NEVER Tell Their Kids !!
Image Credit: http://www.sophos.com/blogs/gc/
Scam Link: Facebook Fanpage
Scam Type: Like/Sharejacking
Trending: September 2010
Why it’s a Scam: The Fan Page link tricks you into liking and sharing the page with your friends before you can supposedly access the ’10 Things Adults Never Tell Their Kids.’ This is another survey scam – the scammers receive a commssion fore each survery completed.
How to Deal with the Scam:
If you did make the mistake of passing the link onto your friends, you should clean-up your newsfeed and profile to remove references to the link.
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