I grow sick and tired of the amount of people on my friends list on Facebook, who keep falling for the same scams despite the dangers. Maybe it’s just that I’d researched into this for a college presentation, but eventually I grew compelled to make this post.

This is a public service announcement from your friendly neighbourhood IT geek:

Before you share something on Facebook, check it’s not a scam! Loads of examples that I’ve seen on my feed are listed right here:


The best ones trick you into a fake survey or other such nuisance – the worst hijack your account, steal sensitive info or even corrupt your system.Stay safe. Thank you.