Scam Name: Facebook Survey Stuff Scam
Scam Signature Message:
* I thought this survey stuff was GARBAGE but i just went on a shopping spree at walmart thanks to FB = , this wont last long so gooo!
* I thought this survey stuff was BULL** but i swear I just used the Best Buy giftcard they sent me here to buy a laptop!
Scam Link: Variable
Scam Type: Clickjacking scam
Trending: September 2010
Why it’s a Scam: Clicking on the link automatically reposts the scam message on your wall and adds them to your applications. In some cases, it will also send a message to your friends. Also, Scam messages seem to be always posted via mobile web and the links always points to Facebook apps.
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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