Email purporting to be from the Microsoft Cyber-Crime Department claims that all email users around the world are required to validate their account by clicking a link in the message or risk having their email address deleted from the world email server.
A photograph circulating via social media that appears to show a puppy being forced to drink vodka from a bottle by a heavily tattooed young man, asks people to try to identify the man so that he can be reported for animal cruelty.
Post links to a user submitted CNN iReport article which relates the story of a US Army veteran who was wounded in Iraq and paralyzed from the waist down. According to the story, the disabled vet was stuck on the third floor of the hotel when a power outage rendered the elevator inoperable, and his request for assistance to the front desk was rudely dismissed by the desk clerk.
Facebook message that shows an image of a baby with a large growth on the side of her face claims that the baby has brain cancer. The message asks users to offer blessings to the baby by liking or sharing the image.
Email claiming to be from the Mail Administrator claims that the recipient's email address has been queued for deactivation due to an account error. The message instructs the recipient to click a link to resolve the problem and avoid account deactivation.
Message claims that an indoor plant that is commonly kept in homes and offices is so poisonous that it can kill a child in less than a minute and an adult in 15 minutes. The message, which comes with a photograph of the "killer plant", also warns that touching the plant and then rubbing your eyes can cause permanent blindness.