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Death In Live Show - No One Ever Thought This Could Happen – Facebook Share Scam

Date: January 27, 2014 12:49 PM - Views: 39,976 - Article ID:5346 - Comments: 7
Death In Live Show - No One Ever Thought This Could Happen – Facebook Share Scam

The Facebook post: “Death In Live Show!! No one ever thought this could happen. Impossible!!!”, is another video sharing website scam designed to trick Facebook users into sharing the fake video sharing website: shocking-videoz .com. The website promises Facebook users a video titled "Death In Live Show", which doesn’t exist or is available on popular video sharing website YouTube.com.

The Facebook Post of the ‘Death In Live Show’ Facebook Share Scam

he Facebook Post of the ‘Death In Live Show’ Facebook Share Scam
DEATH IN LIVE SHOW!! No one ever thought this could happen. IMPOSSIBLE!!!
shocking-videoz .com
89,953 shared this. People in the show witnessed an UNEXPECTED DEATH!! of the contestant

The link on this Facebook post will take you to the fake or bogus video sharing website shocking-videoz .com. This website will attempt to trick Facebook users into sharing the graphic videos, which don’t exist or is already on YouTube.com.

he Facebook Post of the ‘Death In Live Show’ Facebook Share Scam

The aim of this deceptive Facebook post and fake video sharing website shocking-videoz .com, is to trick as many Facebook users as possible into sharing it, which will only help spread it to their Facebook friends.

Do not follow the instructions on this website, because there is no video and sharing it with your Facebook friends will NOT allow you to watch it.

If you are asked to share, "like”, complete surveys in order to view a video, picture or other content, this is the 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 scams:

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Comments or Questions (7)

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  • Anonymous: 2 months, 1 week ago

    they got me how do i get it off my facebook page?


    • Anonymous: 2 months, 1 week ago

      Use your activity log to delete it.


    • info: 2 months, 1 week ago

      It is possible that your Facebook friends were tricked into sharing this scam. Please let your friends know that this is a scam by sharing this with them. If they continue to share, this scam will keep popping up on your Facebook Wall or Timeline.


  • Anonymous: 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    They got me as well its a shame people like to scam on us.


  • Anonymous: 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    What a scam - I was also caught ! Don't share !


    • Anonymous: 2 months, 3 weeks ago

      I don't usually fall for things like this, but they got me.


      • Anonymous: 1 month, 3 weeks ago

        Haha,luckily I think and search before I login :) because I'm a hacker too.


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