Select Page

Not in your pocket

This surfaced today:

(click graphic to enlarge)

It’s another Facebook scam, this time trading off game maker Zynga’s name:

(click graphic to enlarge)

The page prompts you to “like” and “share” its advertisement. It looks like about 6,500 people did at this point. We checked later and Facebook users were “liking” it at the rate of 800 “likes” per hour.

(click graphic to enlarge)

If you click through without sharing or posting the notice, you still get the offer — some adware-infected games and job search help. Obviously somebody is hoping to make some money as an affiliate, passing along “customers” to a variety of sites:

(click graphic to enlarge)

Bubble Boomers – great game.

(click graphic to enlarge)

About three weeks ago GFI Sunbelt blogger Chris Boyd wrote about a similar scam. Obviously, the stakes are going up since that offer was only ONE million chips,

He concluded:

“I doubt we’ve seen the last of this one…”

He was right.

Tom Kelchner