Scam Name: ‘I will never text again after seeing this’ Facebook scam’
Scam Signature Message: I May NEVER TEXT AGAIN After Reading THI$!!
Scam Link: Facebook Page
Scam Type: Rogue Application / Survey
Trending: August 24, 2010
Why it’s a Scam:
The application requests permission to access your profile. Once permission is granted the application can publish items to your Wall and can spread advertisements for the rogue application.
Here is a youtube video about the scam posted on Graham Cluley’s Blog:
How to Deal with the Scam:
Delete any messages it may have posted to your Newsfeed and remove the application’s access rights to your profile.
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