But, the Facebook or WhatsApp post is a fake and is not associated with Virgin Atlantic. It is only a scam to get Facebook or WhatsApp users to comment on, "like" or share in order to spread the same scam to other Facebook or WhatsApp users. Facebook ir WhatsApp users who have received the scam , are asked to report it to Facebook or WhatsApp as spam.
The "Virgin Atlantic 35th Anniversary 2 Free Tickets" Giveaway Scam
*Virgin Atlantic is giving away 2 Free tickets Per family to celebrate its 35th Anniversary* . Get your free tickets at : http://www.viṛginatlantic.com/free-tickets/ .
What an amazing year 2018 is as we officially turn 35 years old! To celebrate our 35th Birthday we are giving away FREE First Class Tickets to anywhere in the world and $5,000 to spend for you and up to 4 of your closest friends and family!
Simply Like and Share this photo then Comment "Happy Birthday!" below.
Remember to Like our page to see who wins!
Always go to the legitimate Virgin Airways Facebook page to verify the authenticity of a promotion before taking part in it. The legitimate Virgin Atlantic Airways Facebook page is located at:
Now, by liking, commenting on or sharing the scam, you are only helping to spread it to other Facebook or WhatsApp 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.
After tricking Facebook users into doing the abovementioned activities, the scam will then ask them to go to a fake Virgin Airways website to complete surveys.
The website will ask Facebook users to complete surveys and share the same website in order to stand a chance of receiving free flights for one year, but this is a trick to get you to complete the surveys that the cybercriminals behind this scam will get paid for.