The Italian journalist had an oops moment on live television in March. Though the video was genuine, several Facebook scammers began to use it to spam people’s timeline and make money for themselves while they asked users to complete surveys. The spam spread pretty rapidly and users fell for it too, you can read our entire coverage of the Marika Fruscio Scam on Facebook.
Now a similar spam is spreading on Facebook for the past few days with users clicking on the links shared by their friends and spreading it virally. This scam plays on a genuine video, but there have been a few fake one’s recently including the recently demised Ryan Dunn’s last words.
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. We also have a list of actively spreading scams on Facebook for you to look through and avoid.