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Facebook Survey Scams

  • SURVEY SCAM - 'Sylvester Stallone Died in Horrible Car Accident'
    Facebook post claims that actor Sylvester Stallone has died in a car accident. The post features a teaser image of a crashed car and invites users to click a 'play' button to view video footage of the accident.
    Published: August 21, 2014

  • FACEBOOK SCAM - 'Spiders Coming Out Of Guy's Leg'
    Facebook message featuring an image depicting a man with a strange growth on his thigh invites users to click a 'play' button to view spiders coming out of the man's leg.
    Published: August 19, 2014

  • SURVEY SCAM - 'Free $250 McDonalds Gift Card'
    Message appearing on Facebook claims that you can click a link to get a McDonalds gift card worth $250.
    Published: August 18, 2014

  • SURVEY SCAM - Robin Williams 'Goodbye' Video Message
    Message appearing on Facebook invites users to click a link to view an 'exclusive' video of Robin Williams saying goodbye with his cell phone.
    Published: August 15, 2014

  • 'SURVEY SCAM - 'Government Warning' About Bath Shampoo
    'Government Warning' message featuring a video teaser image depicting a strange growth on a person's shoulder claims that the growth was caused by a type of bath shampoo. The message advises users to click a link and watch the video to learn more about the 'disease'.
    Published: July 31, 2014

  • 'Huge Plane Crashes Into Bridge' Survey Scam
    A "breaking news" message that features an image depicting a passenger jet crashed into a traffic bridge includes a link that supposedly opens a video with more on the disaster.
    Published: January 21, 2014

  • Profile Visitors for Facebook' Rogue App and Survey Scam
    Facebook message claims that users can see who has been visiting them on Facebook by installing the 'Profile Visitors for Facebook' extension.
    Published: January 14, 2014

  • 'Win a Disney Cruise' Survey Scam
    Message being distributed on Facebook claims that users can win a Disney cruise just by sharing a Disney World video and clicking a link to enter in the draw.
    Published: January 10, 2014

  • 'Singer Rihanna Found to be Dead' Facebook Survey Scam
    Facebook message claims that popular singer Rihanna has been found dead. The post includes a link to a video that supposedly offers more information about the death.
    Published: January 8, 2014

  • Shark Eats Swimming Man' Facebook Survey Scam
    Facebook message invites users to watch 'exclusive' footage of a shark eating a swimming man. The message includes an image depicting a man being carried away inside a huge shark's mouth.
    Published: January 2, 2014

  • 'World's Largest Snake Video' Survey Scam
    Circulating Facebook message claims that the world's largest snake has been found in Mexico and invites users to click a link to view a video of the beast.
    Published: December 30, 2013

  • Win a Gold iPhone' Like-Farming and Survey Scam
    Message generated from an "iPhone 5" Facebook page claims that users can win a limited edition gold iPhone 5s by liking a promotional image and visiting a third-party website to claim the prize.
    Published: December 6, 2013

  • Survey Scam - 'Malfunctioning Online Store Giving Free iPads'
    Message distributed on Facebook claims that an online store is malfunctioning because they forgot to include a payment page and customers are therefore receiving free iPads as a result.
    Published: March 7, 2013

  • Xbox 720 Bogus Facebook Giveaway
    Message being distributed on Facebook claims that users can have the chance to win an Xbox 720 by liking and sharing a promotional image and liking an associated Facebook Page.
    Published: March 7, 2013

  • Free PlayStation 4 For Testers Survey Scam
    Messages being distributed on Facebook claim that Sony is looking for people to test the new PlayStation 4 and that they will get to keep the test PlayStation so long as they like a Facebook Page and share the post.
    Published: March 7, 2013

  • Taylor Swift 'Sex Tape Leaked' Facebook Scam
    Message on Facebook claims that popular US singer Taylor Swift's iPhone has been hacked and that recipients can click a link to view a sex tape taken from the phone and leaked on the Internet.
    Published: February 6, 2013

  • Free Disneyland Tickets Survey Scam
    Various Facebook messages claim that users can receive free tickets to Disneyland by liking and sharing a picture and participating in online surveys.
    Published: February 5, 2013

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