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Facebook Survey Scams


  • ‘Get Free Six Flag Tickets” Facebook Survey Scam
    Circulating Facebook post claims that amusement park Six Flags is giving away free tickets as a means of celebrating its 70th anniversary.
    Published: July 20, 2016

  • Starbucks ‘Free Lifetime Pass’ Facebook Scam
    Circulating Facebook post claims that Starbucks is giving away free lifetime passes as part of its 44th anniversary. It urges you to click to claim your lifetime pass.
    Published: July 15, 2016

  • ‘Win a Luxury Shopping Trip to New York’ Facebook Scam
    Post from a Facebook Page called ‘New York Holidays’ claims that you can win a luxury shopping trip to New York with £5000 spending money by sharing the post, liking the Page, and clicking a link to claim your entry.
    Published: July 11, 2016

  • ‘Free Pizza From Little Caesars’ Facebook Post is a Scam
    Post currently being distributed across Facebook claims that you can click to get a free large pizza from pizza chain Little Caesars. The post claims that the company is giving everyone a free pizza as a means of celebrating its birthday.
    Published: June 30, 2016

  • Marlboro ‘Ten Free Cigarette Carton Giveaway’ Facebook Scam
    Post being shared on Facebook claims that you can click to get 10 free cartons of Marlboro brand cigarettes. The post claims that the giveaway is to celebrate Marlboro’s 110th anniversary.
    Published: June 29, 2016

  • Kmart ‘Win 10 Minutes In Our Store To Go Crazy’ Facebook Scam
    Circulating post from a Facebook Page called ‘Kmart AU’ claims that you can win the chance to take everything you want from a Kmart store for ten minutes by liking, sharing, commenting, and clicking a link to claim your entry.
    Published: June 18, 2016

  • JB Hi-Fi ‘Win 10 Minutes In Our Store To Go Crazy’ Facebook Scam
    Post going viral on Facebook claims that you can win 10 minutes to ‘go crazy’ and take anything you want in a JB Hi-Fi store just by liking, sharing, and commenting.
    Published: June 15, 2016

  • Yet Another ‘Free Mercedes Benz’ Scam Hitting Facebook
    Facebook Page calling itself ‘Mercedes Benz 2016’ claims that you can get a chance to win a Mercedes Benz by liking, sharing, commenting, and clicking a sign up button.
    Published: June 8, 2016

  • ‘Free Tim Hortons $50 Coupon’ Facebook Survey Scam
    Post being shared on Facebook claims that you can click to get a free Tim Hortons coupon worth $50.
    Published: June 6, 2016

  • ‘Get a Free Pizza From Pizza Hut’ Facebook Scam
    Facebook post being shared across the network claims that you can click to get a free large pizza from Pizza Hut to celebrate the company’s 60th anniversary.
    Published: May 31, 2016

  • ‘Free Kohl’s $75 Coupon’ Post is a Scam
    Post being shared across Facebook claims that you can click a link to get a free Kohl’s coupon valued at $75.
    Published: May 24, 2016

  • Fake Britain’s Got Talent Facebook Page is a Scam
    Facebook Page that purports to be the official Page for popular TV show ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ features posts that claim that you can win the holiday of a life-time by clicking a link.
    Published: May 5, 2016

  • ‘Get a Free ASDA Gift Card’ Facebook Survey Scam
    Message being shared on Facebook claims that UK supermarket chain ASDA is giving away £70 gift cards to users as a means of celebrating its 135th birthday.
    Published: April 26, 2016

  • ‘Get a Free $75 Aldi Gift Card’ Facebook Scam
    Circulating Facebook post claims that you can click to get a $75 gift card from supermarket chain Aldi.
    Published: April 21, 2016

  • ‘Get a Free JCPenney $80 Gift Card’ Facebook Scam
    Post being shared across Facebook claims that you can click to get a free $80 gift card from US based department store chain JCPenney.
    Published: April 21, 2016

  • ‘First Choice UK’ Holiday Prize Facebook Page is A Scam
    Facebook post claims that you can win a holiday supplied by UK based holiday company First Choice by adding a comment and clicking a link to enter. The post comes from a Facebook Page called ‘First Choice UK’.
    Published: April 19, 2016

  • Kroger ‘Free $80 Gift Card’ Facebook Survey Scam
    Circulating Facebook post claims that you can click to get a gift card worth $80 from US retailer Kroger.
    Published: April 11, 2016

  • ‘Win a Disney Cruise’ Facebook Scam
    ‘Disney Cruises’ Facebook Page claims that you can click to get a chance to win a cruise.
    Published: April 4, 2016

  • 2016 Version of ‘Free Range Rover’ Facebook Scam Spreading Rapidly
    Facebook Page claims that it is giving away two Range Rovers for the ‘first time in Facebook history’.
    Published: March 21, 2016

  • Royal Caribbean Australia ‘Win a Cruise’ Facebook Scam
    According to a post purporting to be from a Facebook Page named ‘Royal Caribbean Australia’, Australian residents can get a chance to win a cruise just by sharing the post and then clicking a link.
    Published: February 28, 2016

  • ‘Emirates Air’ Free Flight Tickets Scam Again Hitting Facebook
    However, the supposed prize promotion is a scam that is not associated with Emirates in any way. The fake Facebook Page is not giving away any flight tickets. The goals of the scam are to accumulate as many likes as possible for the bogus Facebook Page and trick people into submitted their personal information on dodgy third-party prize sites.
    Published: February 16, 2016

  • Wegmans Grocery Coupon Scam Hitting Facebook
    Facebook scammers are currently targeting US based supermarket chain Wegmans. A circulating scam post claims that you can click to receive a $200 Wegmans grocery coupon.
    Published: February 2, 2016

  • Coca Cola 24 Pack Giveaway Facebook Scam
    According to a post that is currently being shared on Facebook, Coca Cola is giving EVERYONE who participates a free 24 pack of Coke. The post claims that coke is offering the freebie as a means of celebrating its birthday and urges you to click to get yours now while supplies last.
    Published: February 2, 2016

  • KFC ‘Free Lifetime Pass’ Facebook Survey Scam
    According to a post currently being shared across Facebook, you can get a free ‘lifetime pass’ to KFC by clicking a link. Supposedly, this ‘limited time offer’ will allow you to ‘enjoy KFC for lifetime’ and is a way for the company to celebrate its 85th Anniversary.
    Published: January 25, 2016

  • John And Lisa Give Back Scams
    In recent days, a number of websites have appeared that claim that Powerball winners John and Lisa Robinson are giving away a portion of their winnings to Internet users.
    Published: January 18, 2016

  • ‘Win a Carnival Cruise’ Facebook Survey Scam
    According to a post currently being distributed across Facebook, you can win tickets for a Carnival Cruise just by sharing the post and then clicking a link that supposedly opens a Carnival Cruise website where you can enter.
    Published: January 4, 2016

  • Kroger ‘40% Off Voucher’ Survey Scam
    According to a post currently being distributed across Facebook, you can follow a link to receive a 40% off voucher from US retailer Kroger. The post features a clickable image of the supposed voucher and includes the Kroger logo.
    Published: December 18, 2015

  • ‘Win Disney Vacation and $5000’ Facebook Scam
    According to a post currently being shared across Facebook, you can win a Disney World vacation for five people along with $5000 cash just by sharing, liking, commenting and then clicking a link to claim your entry.
    Published: November 30, 2015

  • SURVEY SCAM – ‘Get 5 Free Cineworld Movie Tickets’
    According to a post being distributed on Facebook, you can get five free movie tickets from the UK’s Cineworld Cinemas. Supposedly, Cineworld is giving away the tickets due to its 1ooth anniversary. However, the post is not associated with Cineworld and those who click will not receive any free movie tickets.
    Published: November 16, 2015

  • Toys "R" Us Free Coupon Facebook Scam
    According to a scam post currently being shared across Facebook, toy outlet Toys R Us is giving away clearance sale coupons worth $300. The post invites you to click to 'get yours before they run out'.
    Published: November 6, 2015

  • British Airways 'Free Airline Tickets' Facebook Scam
    Yet another 'free airline tickets' scam is hitting Facebook. This version claims that British Airways is giving you the chance to get free first class airline tickets to anywhere around the world. The post invites you to click to claim your free tickets.
    Published: October 29, 2015

  • 'Free Cases of Smirnoff Vodka' Facebook Scam
    Supposedly, as a means of celebrating its 150th anniversary, Smirnoff is giving away free cases of vodka to Facebook users. A circulating post promoting the supposed giveaway urges you to click to claim your prize now and warns that the offer ends today.
    Published: October 22, 2015

  • Facebook Scam - 'Powerball Free $1 Million Jackpot'
    According to a post that is currently being shared across Facebook, lottery game Powerball is giving users free chances to win an instant jackpot of 1 million dollars. The post urges you to click to 'try your luck now'.
    Published: October 21, 2015

  • Facebook Survey Scam - 'Grab a Free £75 Tesco Gift Card'
    According to a post circulating rapidly on Facebook, you can click to grab yourself a free Tesco gift card valued at £75. The post features a photograph depicting a letter from Tesco with a Tesco gift card attached.
    Published: October 19, 2015

  • Facebook Scam - 'Get a Free iPhone in Memory of Steve Jobs'
    According to a post that is currently being shared widely across Facebook, Apple is giving away free iPhone 6 phones in memory of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.
    Published: October 13, 2015

  • 'Teen in Critical Condition' Shocking Video Facebook Scam
    Yet another 'shocking video' scam is currently gaining momentum on Facebook. This version, which features a teaser image depicting a naked and obviously distressed young woman, claims that the 'girl is in critical condition after being forced to do this'.
    Published: October 9, 2015

  • '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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