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Profile Peekers Facebook Application SCAM

A Facebook Application scam which was reported a few years ago, has resurfaced. The application posted itself on my Facebook Wall from my friend's account, last night. The application is called Profile Peekers, which claims to allow you to view who is stalking you and how many times your Facebook Profile has been viewed. Currently, this is not possible on Facebook, so please do not be fooled by this fake application.
Profile Peekers Facebook Application SCAM
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Profile Peekers Facebook Application SCAM


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Profile Peekers Facebook Application SCAM

A Facebook Application scam which was reported a few years ago, has resurfaced. The application posted itself on my Facebook Wall from my friend's account, last night. The application is called Profile Peekers, which claims to allow you to view who is stalking you and how many times your Facebook Profile has been viewed. Currently, this is not possible on Facebook, so please do not be fooled by this fake application.

Please continue reading below.

This is how the fake Profile Peekers Facebook Application works.

Once a Facebook user gives this application access to their profile, it will try to spread like a virus by sending notifications to that user's Facebook friends.

It will send or post the following message: "Check out who looks in your profile??"

Profile Peekers sending a notification to another user.

Profile Peekers sending a notification to another user

In order for this application to gain access your profile, you will have to give it permission by clicking the "Allow" button on the "Request for Permission" page. Please deny any request from this application by clicking the "Dont Allow" button.

Profile Peekers Requesting Permission

Help Facebook remove this malicious application by reporting it. Click the "Report App" link that appears on the Facebook Post /Timeline generated by this application.

Here are instructions for removing the Profile Peekers Facebook Application from your account:
  • Click the down arrow at the top right corner of the blue Facebook menu bar; next to the "Home" button.
    Facebook menu
  • Click on "Account Settings"
  • On the left side of the page, click "Apps"
  • Locate Profile Peekers in the list of applications and click the "X" on the right to remove it.

Instructions for removing the Profile Peekers Facebook Application from your account

For more information about deleting an application from your Facebook account, click here.

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