Facebook Now Has A Dislike button!
By on February 3rd, 2012

There has been a long standing demand from users to have a "Dislike" button on Facebook. However, Facebook has never heeded to those requests and might never do. However, it looks like Scammers are readily making available a dislike button on Facebook.

Facebook Dislike Button

The scam is similar to an earlier scams where scammers were giving an option to users to "Enable Dislike button on Facebook" and the "Disable Facebook Timeline Scam" (FYI: You can’t  disable Facebook Timeline).

The new Facebook scam is spreading with the following messages:

"thanks, been waiting for this!!", been waitin so long for this

Facebook Now Has A Dislike button!

You asked for it, now you can get it. Just follow this link to enable

Clicking on the URL of the message takes you to a page where you are given instructions to enable the Dislike button on Facebook. The page says: "TO ENABLE THE DISLIKE BUTTON, JUST FOLLOW THE EASY INSTALLATION STEPS BELOW" and asks you to "share" the page on Facebook and also add a comment and say thanks.

Facebook Dislike Button Scam

We discourage you from sharing the page and commenting since this will spread the spam message to your friends as well.

Also, as a precautionary measure, always check which applications you use and remove unwanted or suspicious ones. If you aren’t sure how to do it, you can always check our guide on removing apps from Facebook. In addition to that, don’t forget to check out our article about Avoiding Facebook Lifejacking and Clickjacking scams.

With over 800 million users on Facebook, the social networking giant has always been a main target for spreading scams. It is quite difficult to identify scams on Facebook. Here is a post on How to Identify and Avoid Facebook Scams. Bookmark Techie Buzz Facebook Scams or Subscribe to Scam Alert Feed. We always keep you updated with the latest scams spreading on Facebook.

Tags: , ,
Author: Keith Dsouza Google Profile for Keith Dsouza
I am the editor-in-chief and owner of Techie Buzz. I love coding and have contributed to several open source projects in the past. You can know more about me and my projects by visiting my Personal Website. I am also a social networking enthusiast and can be found active on twitter, you can follow Keith on twitter @keithdsouza. You can click on my name to visit my Google+ profile.

Keith Dsouza has written and can be contacted at keith@techie-buzz.com.

Leave a Reply

Name (required)

Website (optional)

 
    Warning: call_user_func() expects parameter 1 to be a valid callback, function 'advanced_comment' not found or invalid function name in /home/keith/techie-buzz.com/htdocs/wp-includes/comment-template.php on line 1694
 
Copyright 2006-2012 Techie Buzz. All Rights Reserved. Our content may not be reproduced on other websites. Content Delivery by MaxCDN