Facebook Scam - "We are Giving Away 200 iPhones on 20th March 2015. Want one of Them?"
Mar 18, 2015
Mar 10, 2015
The Facebook post and page: "We are giving away 200 iPhones on 20th March 2015. Want one of them?," is a Facebook like-farming scam. The scam will attempt to trick you into commenting on,liking it, sharing it and completing surveys, by claiming that you have a chance of receiving one of the 200 iPhones that are being given away.
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But, the Facebook post and page are fakes and are not giving away iPhones. It is 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 have received the same post on your Facebook Wall or Timeline, please report it as spam and then delete it.
The Facebook Like-Farming Scam
We are giving away 200 iPhones on 20th March 2015. Want one of them?
We will choose 200 people Completely at Random on 20th March 2015.
Just Like this post.comment Which Color you want. Share This Post On Your wall. !!
The post is located on Facebook at the following fake Range Rover page:
The scam may also be located on other Facebook pages.
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.
This Facebook scam is similar to the following:
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