The Latest Facebook Scam

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 08-20-2010 Print Email


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A Facebook scam making its rounds on the social network is dubbed the "Dislike Button." The scam pretends to let users "dislike" a status update. Upon doing so, they are asked to allow the app to access their profile, thus helping it spread across the social network. Victims are also asked to fill out a survey to help the scam's creators generate revenue from it.

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