Yet again, Facebook users are being tempted to click on scam links. A new Facebook scam is underway that claims to show a video of a baby being born. The scam’s signature message states – My First Baby Birth – Video! and the describes it – Yeahh! It happens on Live Television!
The scam message is spreading rapidly with the help of click-jacking and like-jacking. When a user clicks on the link provided in the scam message, the message will be “liked” and posted automatically on wall without the users knowledge.
The scam site is hosted on Blogspot – babaybirthontv.blogspot.com
On clicking the link you will be taken to the blogspot scam page. Clicking the play button will like-jack your Facebook account and the message will be posted on your Facebook wall stating that you “like” the video causing your friends also to fall for this trap.
Facebook scam messages are ever increasing and its quite hard to avoid them. Scammers are quite smart as they know that creating such scam messages will tempt and increase the curiosity of users which will make them click on the links provided.
It is reported that a new Facebook app called MyPageKeeper has promised and guaranteed to protect users from such scams on Facebook. MyPageKeeper will constantly monitor your news feed, wall posts, and installed apps in order to keep your Facebook account away from scams.
Here’s an article about Avoiding Facebook Likejacking and Clickjacking scams. We have also complied a list of Actively Spreading Scams on Facebook for you to look through and avoid.
Here’s are some of the latest scams that are spreading on Facebook that you need to avoid.