Scam Name: Facebook Dislike Button
Scam Signature Message: I just got the Dislike Button, so now I can dislike all of your dumb posts lol! http://tiny.cc/thedislikebutton
Scam Link: http://tiny.cc/thedislikebutton
Scam Type: Malware / Spyware infested links
Trending: August 16, 2010
Why it’s a Scam:
The scam prompts users to complete a survery which grants the application access to your profile and newsfeed.
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. You should also remove the application from your account settings.
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