The Facebook post and page below which claim that Australian airline Jetstar is giving away 5 tickets each to 40 people for a 2 week trip to Fiji in a 5 star hotel with $4,500 spending money, are a Facebook like-farming scam. The scam will attempt to trick you into commenting on it,liking it, sharing it and completing surveys, by claiming that you have to do so in order for a chance to win.
The fake Facebook post and page are not associated with Jetstar Australia and only a scam to get Facebook users to comment on, "like" or share in order to spread the same scam to other Facebook users. If you receive the same post on your Facebook Wall or Timeline, please report it to Facebook.
The Facebook Like-Farming Scam
Great news, we're giving away 5 tickets each to 40 people for a 2 week trip to Fiji in a 5 star hotel with $4,500 spending money..
Want to win? You must Share this picture and like the page!
The legitimate Jetstar Australia Facebook page is located at:
Remember, always go to the legitimate Jetstar Australia Facebook page to verify the authenticity of a promotion before taking part in it.
Now, by liking,commenting on and sharing the scam, you are only helping to spread it to other Facebook users and making the scammers responsible for this, earn money. Scammers earn money when they make a page popular and are able to sell it to the highest bidder, along with the names and other public information of the persons who liked or shared the scam.
I guess, the last thing we want to do is to make these scammers rich by tricking you and others into commenting on, liking and sharing a Facebook post or website. So, if you have already liked, commented on, or shared this scam, please unlike, remove your comment and 'unshare' it.
Click here for instructions on how to remove things you have already posted on Facebook. And be careful, because scammers and spammers are tricking Facebook users into commenting on, sharing and liking things on Facebook.
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