New Facebook Scam – Oakleys Sunglasses Hoax

There is a new Facebook scam that promises you a Free Pair of Oakleys Sunglasses. Its not from Oakley sadly, so no free sunglasses, just a hoax. Slightly different to all of the other survey scams we have discussed. The message appears on your friends wall, so you think it must be safe he has done it, wrong! To celebrate the Summer, Oakley is giving away free shades to all Facebook users. Its a two step process this time where you have to first share the link and then like the page – Liking the page takes you to a survey that […]

Where to find the URL or Link for a tweet or post on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and more.

Many people ask me how to find the direct url or link or address – for a tweet on Twitter or posts from other social networks so that they can repost elsewhere – maybe for a mission in Empire Avenue for instance. So here is how to… How to find the direct link of a tweet using Twitter.com 1. Click on your twitter name ( or someone elses) in your profile it will bring up a page that says view more tweets.   2. Find the tweet that you require, and hover over the right hand side – it will […]

How to get Facebook’s new Timeline and What the heck is it?

Can’t wait to get Facebook’s New Timeline ? You will have it very soon, don’t worry! However if you have been chomping at the bit since the launch of Timeline in December for your Facebook Profile to change and can’t wait any longer you can get it right now. Before we go into that, some are still asking – What is Facebook timeline?  Facebook timeline is a new profile layout that will show your Facebook activity from the time you joined Facebook. In a Time… Line!  Clever?  So, now your Facebook friends can look through your whole Facebook networking history not just what you posted today […]

Switch to Pink Facebook Hoax Spreading Fast

Message appearing on Facebook claiming to change your Facebook Pink, is a survey scam There are ways to switch to a Pink Facebook using Chrome which you can Google for but there is a link spreading on Facebook at the moment, which is a hoax. Title – Switch to Pink Facebook (Limited Time) The link here is the same as all survey scams – when you click it, it spams all of your friends facebook walls telling them of the good news, that you have a pink facebook, which you don’t realise until its too late. You are asked to […]

Facebook video scam puts convincing personal message on your wall

More scams …. I got this today – on my Facebook wall – shared by one of my friends, you might think it is authentic as it had my name in it. It shows the link as a blogspot address which if you look at it – doesn’t look too real – UYTUTIUYUIUIOU looks like someone had a heart attack at the keyboard. There is usually a telltale sign that says its a fake share – that is it on this one, apart from the fact it has a possible explicit picture beside the message.  There was another similar one […]

Facebook scam video – OMG I just hate RIHANNA after watching this video

OMG I just hate Rihanna after watching this video, has found its way to my friends facebook walls. Scammers are using celebrities we like to get to us, this time its to watch Rihanna on youtube.   Scams are sometimes connected to celebrities because hackers know people just can’t wait to click that link without thinking, and by then its too late. This particular scam has been around for ages now, its changed shape or form but essentially its always the same – this is what it looks like now… As you see it tells you that you will LOST your all […]