OMG Look What This Kid Did To His School Facebook Scam Spreading
By on May 15th, 2011

A new Facebook scam is rapidly spreading on the social networking site with the message “OMG.. Look What THIS Kid Did to His School After Being Expelled! WARNING: Graphic Content!”

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The new scam uses a similar tactic used earlier by scammers on where they add a update with a video enticing the user to click through to watch it (For eg, Justin Bieber video scam, Miley Cyrus video scam). Once a user has clicked on the link, they will infect the account and post a message on the user’s wall while asking them to complete surveys to watch the video.

Completing the survey makes the scammers some money, however, in the end you won’t be able to watch any video at all. It is always wise to stay away from such enticing updates as more likely than not, it is a scam.

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

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  • http://freedom2blog.com Jatin Sapra

    There is another one now:

    “ROTFL you should untag yourself in this vid”

    “OMG!! why are you in this video”

    Common is all are being posted via iPhone.

    http://cl.ly/6mXu

    I guess it will be advisable to install WOT extension for all :)

    I wrote one post on my blog http://freedom2blog.com/2011/04/too-much-spam-on-facebook-how-to-stay-safe-avoid-spam/

    Feel free to copy anything if you want to from it.

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  • Amber

    That bull shit people should get sent to jail just bully people on facebook I mean it’s not at school

  • Amber

    That is bull shit people should’nt go to jail or get exspelled just for bully people on Facebook I mean it’s not at school so why should the perents handle it instead of the people at school uh so if you cant me anything please tell me

 
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