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Facebook Survey Scams

  • 'Dislike Button' Scams Target Facebook Users
    Bogus messages being posted on Facebook claim that users can follow a link to install a 'Dislike Button' on their Facebook account.
    Published: September 22, 2015

  • Yet Another Tesco 'Free Voucher' Survey Scam Hitting Facebook
    According to a Facebook Page that claims to be associated with retailer Tesco, you can win a £500 voucher by liking, sharing, and commenting on a post promoting the supposed prize and then clicking a link to confirm your entry.
    Published: September 17, 2015

  • Facebook Survey Scam: 'Free $100 Coupon From The Cheesecake Factory'
    According to a post appearing on Facebook, you can click to receive a free gift coupon from The Cheesecake Factory worth $100. The post features a clickable image of the supposed coupon.
    Published: September 3, 2015

  • Royal Caribbean Facebook Survey Scam
    A Facebook Page that claims to be associated with cruise line Royal Caribbean is supposedly giving away free cruise tickets for a two week holiday topped up with $2500 spending money.
    Published: August 24, 2015

  • Tesco '£100 Back to School Coupon' Facebook Scam
    According to a post that is currently being shared across Facebook, you can get a 'back to school' Tesco coupon worth £100 by clicking on the post.
    Published: August 19, 2015

  • SURVEY SCAM - 'Free Large Domino's Pizza' Facebook Post
    According to a post currently being distributed across Facebook, you can get a free Domino's pizza by clicking a link in the message. However, the post is a scam designed to trick you into spamming your friends with the same fake giveaway message and providing your personal information via dodgy survey websites.
    Published: August 6, 2015

  • Jetstar '11th Birthday First Class Flights Giveaway' Facebook Scam
    This Facebook post, which comes from a Page that claims to be associated with Australian airline, Jetstar, is supposedly offering the chance to win first class flights plus $10,000 spending money to users who like, share, and comment.
    Published: July 27, 2015

  • Virgin Airways 'Complimentary First Class Flights' Facebook Survey Scam
    Facebook Page that is supposedly associated with airline Virgin Australia claims that you can win complimentary first class flights to any destination of your choice by liking and sharing a post and clicking a link.
    Published: June 23, 2015

  • Kroger 'Free Coupons' Survey Scam
    Message being distributed across Facebook claims that users can receive free coupons from American retailer Kroger just by sharing a message and visiting a third party website to claim their prize.
    Published: June 16, 2015

  • 'Never Ever Drink Coca' Video Survey Scam
    According to a message being distributed on Facebook, you will never drink 'Coca' again after you have clicked on the message and watched leaked video footage.
    Published: June 10, 2015

  • Chevrolet Camaro Giveaway Survey Scam
    Facebook Page claims that 'for the second time in facebook history' two Chevrolet Camaros are being given away on Facebook. To enter, users are instructed to share and like a promotional post, state their desired car colour via a comment, and click a link.
    Updated: June 8, 2015

  • 'Never Eat Snickers' Facebook Survey Scam
    According to a post being distributed on Facebook, you will never eat Snickers chocolate bars again after clicking a link to see 'leaked video footage'.
    Published: May 13, 2015

  • Facebook 'Shocking Video' Scam - 'See What Happens to this Pregnant Lady'
    According to a post currently appearing on Facebook, you can click to see what happens to a pregnant lady at the beach, a viewing that it promises will make your jaw drop.
    Published: May 6, 2015

  • SURVEY SCAM - '$200 Home Depot Coupon Giveaway'
    According to a message currently being distributed on Facebook, US based retailer The Home Depot is giving away coupons worth $200 each.
    Published: May 4, 2015

  • Scam Facebook Event Uses Free Delta Airline Tickets As Bait
    According to a 'Fly Delta' Facebook Event that is currently being promoted across the network, you can get two free Delta airline tickets by joining the event, inviting 300 people, adding a comment, and clicking a 'Find Tickets' link.
    Published: April 20, 2015

  • 'New Unknown Species' Facebook Video Survey Scam
    Post being shared on Facebook claims that a new unknown species has been discovered in Africa and invites you to click an image of the creature to see video footage.
    Published: April 17, 2015

  • Facebook 'Shocking Video' Scam - 'Something Moving Inside Her Gums'
    Facebook Post featuring images of a young girl at the dentist claims that the little girl felt something moving around inside her gums. The post invites you to click a link to view video footage and see what was inside.
    Published: April 9, 2015

  • Facebook Event Scams Promise Free Southwest Airlines Tickets
    A number of Facebook Event pages that claim to be associated with US based Southwest Airlines are currently being promoted across the network.
    Published: April 1, 2015

  • 'Know Who Viewed Your Profile' Facebook Scam
    For years, Facebook users have been plagued by scam messages claiming that they can find out who has been viewing their profiles.
    Published: March 10, 2015

  • Disney World Vacation Facebook Survey Scam
    Facebook Page claims that you can win a vacation for 5 people to Disney World along with a $1000 Visa gift card by liking, sharing and commenting on a promotional post and then clicking a link.
    Published: February 23, 2015

  • Survey Scam Facebook - '$100 Macy's Coupon'
    Facebook post claims that you can click to get a $100 coupon from department store chain Macy's. The post features a photograph depicting $100 Macy's coupons.
    Published: February 20, 2015

  • Facebook Scam - 'Girl Was An Aware What She Have Inside Her'
    This widely distributed Facebook post, which features an image of a girl on a hospital bed, claims that the girl was not aware what she had inside her until they cut off her pants. The grammatically challenged post tries to entice you to click the image to see a video about the incident.
    Published: January 20, 2015

  • Facebook Scam - 'Insect Inside Her Skin'
    Facebook message entices users to click to view footage of an insect being removed from inside a woman's skin. The post features a clickable teaser image supposedly depicting the insect removal.
    Published: January 12, 2015

  • Facebook Scam - 'Trryfying' Girl With Pimple Video Post
    Viral Facebook post that features a teaser image of a girl squeezing a large pimple on her forehead entices users to click a link to see more.
    Published: January 8, 2015

  • '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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