Yet another video related Facebook scam is spreading rapidly on Facebook. Just like earlier scams – Brother Rapes and Kills His Sister, A Girl Raped by Her Teacher in the Classroom and the Ex Girlfriend Revenge Video scam, this too comes with a title and thumbnail that would make most Facebook users curious and click on the scam message.
The new scam titled [Video] Girl brutally pranked by 2 guys while UNCONSCIOUS!with a description that states these guys took this prank to far! How could you do that to someone?is reportedly spreading like wildfire.
From the above screenshot you can see that there are two versions of the scam with different descriptions. There could be several other variants in which this scam might be spreading. The website URLs in these updates might be different and not work because they get blocked pretty quickly.
The scam promises you to show a video after you have verified your age by clicking Jaatwice. By clicking the Jaabutton, your Facebook account will be click-jacked and like-jacked which will automatically update your Facebook wall with the scam message.
After you verifyyour age, you will be redirected to another page where you will be asked to complete a set of surveys. However, you will not be shown any video. It is advised that you ignore/delete the scam message from your news feed. Otherwise, it might lead your friends also to fall for the trap. You can report the scam to Facebook Security as well.
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.
You might also want to use a security application for protecting you from Facebook scams. 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.