Title: Free Facebook Credits Scam
Scam Name: Facebook Credits Scam
Scam Signature Message: Did you know that Facebook is giving away free credits?
Scam Link: Facebook Event Pages – Now deactivated
Scam Type: Likejacking Scam
Trending: July 2010
Why it’s a Scam: The offical Facebook page has no mention of the free Facebook Credits program. Users are encouraged to share the fake event with their friends.
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. Just to be safe, change your Facebook Password too.
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