Links are appearing on Facebook that claim Kroger is providing free $100 coupons to celebrate its 125th anniversary for anyone who clicks the link. This is a standard survey scam using a non-existent prize to bait victim’s to spammy survey websites that are designed to harvest and subsequently sell your contact information to marketing companies. […]
Facebook Scams and Hoaxes
We take a look at the latest Facebook hoaxes, scams and news. Here you can keep up with all the Facebook related articles on our website.
From Facebook rumours, hearsay, scams, news, privacy information. This section of our site aims to keep you up-to-date with everything concerning the largest social networking website in the world. Make this your go-to place for anything Facebook related.
Those looking to game Facebook’s algorithms with still images posing as videos have fought back against a recent Facebook update, with bizarre floating triangles. Let’s put this into context briefly. Facebook love videos, and has been gearing up for some time to increase the visibility and reach of videos across their website. This in turn […]
If your Facebook account is automatically sending suspicious messages and links to your friends over Messenger all by itself, then there is definitely something wrong with your account that needs sorting. For example… But what’s wrong? Have hackers executed some techie wizardry and pried open the door to your account? Or are you the target […]
A photo is circulating across the Internet that claims to show one of the perpetrators of the murder of James Bulger that occurred in 1993 the UK. The photo claims to depict Jon Venables – one of two children that killed James Bulger in 1993 – as an adult. Both Jon Venables and Robert Thompson […]
A long-running useless warning that has been spreading on Facebook for years has now been attached to a partly genuine warning about watching out for suspicious YouTube links spreading across Facebook Messenger. The warning is as follow – Lots of hacking going on via Facebook and Messenger at the moment and now there is apparently […]
As Christmas approaches, you can expect plenty of businesses to be turning to Facebook to get the word out about their festive promotions. However, this is also the time of the year where cyber crooks will be turning to Facebook to promote their fake promotions and giveaways, aimed at enticing victims into their online traps. […]
A fake Facebook post offering a “completely free Christmas” has managed to garner over 415,000 shares. The post below has joined a number of other posts by going viral across Facebook by offering a “free Christmas” prize that doesn’t exist. 4 WINNERS WILL GET A COMPLETELY FREE CHRISTMAS!!! Who wants it? LIKE AND SHARE TO […]
Whenever viral “challenges” or activities spread on Facebook, we invariably get asked by many of our readers about whether it is safe or not to get involved. With countless variants of scams operating on the Internet’s largest social networking site at any one time, it’s hard to blame people for being a tad cautious before […]
Facebook is great for sharing your photos with friends. But while we don’t mind our friends seeing them, we don’t really want strangers perusing our personal photos. After all, we don’t know who these people are or what they’ll do with snapshots of our personal moments. This is why it is important to protect the […]
This may sound like a strange headline. But bear with us. It all makes sense with a little more context. Revenge porn is a serious and growing problem. Its victims will see their nude photos maliciously circulated online by ex-lovers or cyber-crooks, without consent or permission. Reports of revenge porn have sky-rocketed, and given that […]