Facebook has taken the world by storm. It has acquired millions of users and is clearly the global meeting place of people online. It offers easy account creation and quick sharing of links. It is popular to the extent of being used as a substitute for daily news concerning subjects related to the person holding the account. Quick in sharing news, photos, videos and much more that helps staying in touch with all of one’s friends an easy task. This has also attracted scammers who use illegal means to redirect to other pages or cause linking to the user’s account every time on accessing it. There are some very famous Facebook scams today which can be found on the site more often. Whatever the case, it must always be kept in mind that we must avoid links that seem too good to be true.
This is a very common scam that claims users to have a dislike button just like a like button and shows a dislike sign on the page. Upon clicking it no such denomination is actually awarded to the object intended, instead a virus will be inherited that can cause a lot of trouble for the user’s profile. So, next time if anything like this show up it would be better to simply ignore it.
This is another result of an evil minded person bent on deriving pleasure from the suffering of other people. This feature supposedly lets a user know who has been viewing their profile, a very useful tool indeed, only if it were for real. This option is just like any other scam which does anything but what it is actually supposed to do, the result, an infected Facebook account and a whole lot of mess, is this solution? Let’s just leave the viewers to do their business because we never share anything too precious.
A very interesting caption, assured to grab the attention of at least more than one baseball fan. And rest assured, no dad is actually crazy enough to drop his daughter to catch a baseball. All these things are just made up to grab headlines, just as this Facebook scam doing nothing else other than create a whole lot of trouble for the user and sometimes even infecting the computer. It is better to pay no heed to such advertisements and be focused on our friends.
Privacy is a very important issue among all Facebook users. No one wants to leave their profile open in the lurch for unwanted viewers. Although Facebook does not provide this feature, there is a hoax message that victimizes people unsuspecting its sinister motives, by assuring to teach them ways to block their profile for all but their friends. After having gathered sufficient information about the user profile this scamming virus will eventually go on to vandalizing the user profile.