Everyone wants to own the newly launched Samsung Galaxy S2, and undoubtedly it is one of the best Android powered smartphone existing in the mobile market. However, scammers on Facebook are creating fake pages, which ask users to complete a few steps in order to get the smartphone for free.
The page titled – The First 50,000 users who sign up will get a Samsung Galaxy S2!created by a bunch of losers who are trying to promote their Facebook page by forcefully asking users to “like” it.
In the first step you are asked to confirm by clicking on the I’m Attendingbutton, after which you will be asked to invite all your friends on Facebook. In the following step, you are asked to like TrickzAndTipz, which itself indicates that you’re being tricked. You will not receive any gifts even after completing all the steps honestly.
This is a fake contest, which is trying to fool users. If you’re invited to “attend” this event (contest), then please ignore it. Completing the mentioned steps will yield you nothing. The creators of this contest are just trying to promote their TrickzAndTipz Facebook page by asking users to “like” it. The contest has been invited to more than 280,000+ users, and has already attracted 21,500+ confirmed attendees.
Do not invite your friends on Facebook to attend this event or complete this contest. If you come across any such events or contests by TrickzAndTipz, then please ignore it. You can report it as a scam to the Facebook Security team by clicking here.
Avoiding scams isn’t an easy task on Facebook. We have compiled a list of Most Actively Spreading Scams on Facebook that you might want to have a look at. In addition to that, don’t forget to check out our article about Avoiding Facebook Likejacking and Clickjacking scams.
Facebook has come up with 14 pages long document called Guide To Facebook Securitywhich will help its users understand the social network’s security features and possible ways to protect their account from threats like malware and phishing attacks. It also includes tips on how users can avoid click-jacking and like-jacking scams.