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Facebook Survey Scams

  • '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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