[Shocking Video] This Strange Forest Makes People Kill Thems - Video Survey Scam
May 19, 2014
The Facebook post: "[Shocking Video] This Strange Forest Makes People Kill Themselves," is a scam, created to trick Facebook users into completing surveys, "liking" or sharing a fake Facebook website. The post lures its victims to the fake website with the promise of showing them a video of the Suicide Forest in Japan.
Please continue reading below.
If you want to watch the video of the Suicide Forest in Japan, I have placed the YouTube video at the end of this article.
The Video Survey Scam: [Shocking Video] This Strange Forest Makes People Kill Themselves
[Shocking Video] This Strange Forest Makes People Kill Themselves
Clicking on this Facebook post (DO NOT) will only take you to the fake Facebook web site.
Now, clicking the image, which appears as a video, on the fake web page will ask you to share.
Clicking this fake shared "Restricted Video" dialog box will only ask you to like, share the same page or complete surveys in order to verify your age.
It is this fake Facebook web page that the scammers want you to "like" or share, which will make it popular. Once the page is popular, these scammers can sell it to online marketers or other scammers. They will also make money from the surveys that are completed by gullible Facebook users who were tricked into completing them.
Now, if you have shared and "liked" this fake Facebook post, please remove all shared Facebook posts and "unlike" it.
If you are asked to share, "like”, complete surveys in order to view a video, picture or other content, is first sign that you are being tricked or scammed. You do not need to do any of these things in order to view any content on Facebook and the rest of the internet.
This Facebook scam is similar to the following:
The Suicide Forest in Japan (Youtube video)
Click here to view on YouTube if you are able to view.
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