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Facebook ‘Powerball’ Scam Screws Woman out of $10K

Facebook ‘Powerball’ Scam Screws Woman out of $10K

By Josh Wolford April 23, 2015

Neither Facebook nor its CEO Mark Zuckerberg are ever going to give you money, unless you’re a charity – then you might get a fat donation from Zuck. But for average, everyday people on Facebook, anyone claiming to have money …

No, You’re Not Saving Starving Children by Sharing That Facebook Photo No, You’re Not Saving Starving Children by Sharing That Facebook Photo
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Facebook is not, nor will they ever be in the business of donating money to causes based on sharing content on the site. This is a fact, not a theory. But some people still fail to understand this. Even people …

Facebook Phishing Scam Poses as Message from Mark ‘Zurckerberg’ Facebook Phishing Scam Poses as Message from Mark ‘Zurckerberg’
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Facebook CEO Mark Zurckerberg is not sending out privacy notices, requesting that users verify their accounts. That’s because no such messages would ever come from the Facebook CEO. There’s also that pesky little detail that the CEO of Facebook is …

Rihanna Sex Tape Scam Travels Around Facebook Rihanna Sex Tape Scam Travels Around Facebook

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If you’re strolling through your Facebook news feed, bored by all of your friends’ lame breakfast statuses and baby pics, and you happen to see something about a Rihanna sex tape – keep on strolling. Sophos Naked Security blog tips …

No, There Is No Facebook Jail, But There Is Some Truth Behind the Hoax No, There Is No Facebook Jail, But There Is Some Truth Behind the Hoax
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Don’t worry, there is no Facebook Jail – although the concept is intriguing. An old viral hoax involving account suspensions and friend requests has morphed to suggest that sending too many requests could land you in this hellish place. The …

No, Bill Gates Won’t Give You $5,000 to Share a Photo (Facebook Hoax) No, Bill Gates Won’t Give You $5,000 to Share a Photo (Facebook Hoax)
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There’s a new viral share hoax going around Facebook involving a photo of Bill Gates. “Hey Facebook, As some of you may know, I’m Bill Gates. If you click that share link, I will give you $5,000. I always deliver, …

Taylor Swift Sex Tape Facebook Hoax Makes The Rounds Taylor Swift Sex Tape Facebook Hoax Makes The Rounds

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Although it may be tempting, you should avoid clicking any links on Facebook claiming to house a leaked sex tape featuring Grammy award-winning artist Taylor Swift. That’s because it’s a hoax that will lead you down the annoying road of …

Dumb Facebook Hoax Suggests Site Downtime, Could Be Dumbest Hoax Ever Dumb Facebook Hoax Suggests Site Downtime, Could Be Dumbest Hoax Ever
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With Facebook comes stupid Facebook hoaxes – it’s inevitable. There are over 1 billion monthly active users on the social network, and a sample size that large is bound to include plenty of twits. No, you’re not going to win …

Facebook Hoax Alert: You’re Not Helping an Injured 14-Year-Old Boy by Sharing a Status Facebook Hoax Alert: You’re Not Helping an Injured 14-Year-Old Boy by Sharing a Status
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It’s disconcerting that it bears repeating, but here goes: Facebook is never going to donate to some cause based on how many times you share a status. End of story. But that simple fact still floats over the heads of …