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Verify My Account Spam Runs Rampant On Facebook

 

Posted by Nick O’Neill on May 12th, 2011 2:21 AM

In the past hour, a new application has begun spreading on Facebook that takes advantage of the existing sharing system. Whatever you do, don’t click the link described below.
The system is pretty straightfrward. It suggests that you click “VERIFY MY ACCOUNT” within a link which ultimately results in the user posting the same message to all their friends’ walls. The message typically resembles the following one:

In order to PREVENT SPAM, I ask that you VERIFY YOUR ACCOUNT. Click VERIFY MY ACCOUNT right next to comment below to start the process…

Verify My Account Spam Runs Rampant On Facebook