Facebook 'Graphic App' Privacy Warning Hoax
Circulating Facebook message warns that, due to the new "Graphic App", material posted on Facebook is no longer private and can be seen by anyone. The message includes instructions for overcoming this supposed problem.
Harvey Norman Like Farming Scam
Facebook Page touting itself as the official Harvey Norman Australia Facebook Page claims that users who share and like a promotional photograph can win a 40 inch Samsung Smart TV.
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Capri Sun Mold Warning
Message circulating virally via social media posts warns parents that mold has been found inside a container of the popular fruit drink Capri Sun. The message includes a photograph of the moldy beverage in a glass. Another version claims a worm was found in the beverage and includes an image depicting the supposed worm.
False Child Abduction Alert – 'Lilly Snatched From Surrey'
Circulating social media message claims that 3-year-old Lilly was snatched from the Surrey area of the UK within the last hour. The message includes a picture of the child along with the registration number and description of the car she was last seen in.
Gas Saving Tips – Are They Really Saving You Anything?
An email forward that started in 2007 has made the jump to Facebook, added a new bit, and is still as wrong as it ever was.
China Food Imports – Is It Really That Simple?
In a North American targeted screed, a copy/paste forward extolls the evils of food products imported from China. As the screed specifically targets North American imports, this article also focuses primarily on US/North American imports from China. However, the implications of the analysis could be applied to any importing country.