Another WhatsApp hoax, David D Suretech

whatappEvery time there are changes, on something like Facebook or WhatsApp the tricksters try it on again. There is, yes another WhatsApp hoax fooling users and its really just a reworded version of the last whatsapp hoax message  and the one before that….  This time they are using the recent down time to fool users in to thinking this is real.

I was alerted of the new hoax a few days ago when someone asked me if it was real.  I wondered if I should warn users, but thought most people would understand by now. It seems not – as many worried people have been arriving here all day, looking for answers.

Another WhatsApp hoax = David D Suretech

The fake WhatsApp message reads as follows – and of course the more people that forward it the more viral it gets, please don’t share it.

 

Hello, I. Am DAVID D. SURETECH founder of Whatsapp.
this message is to inform all of our users that we have only 53 million accounts available for new phones.

Our servers have recently been very congested, so we asking for your help to solve this problem.

We need our active users to forward this message to every single person in their contact list in order to confirm our active users that use WhatsApp.

If you do not send this message to all your contacts to WhatsApp, then your account will remain inactive with the consequence of losing all your contacts.

The automatic update symbol on your SmartPhone Will appear with the transmission of this message. Your smartphone will be updated within 24 hours, and will feature a new design; a new color for the chat and the icon will change from green to azul.

Whatsapp will begin to charge unless you are a frequent user. If you have at least 10 contacts send this sms and the logo will become red on your platform to indicate that you are an active user.

Tomorrow, we wil begin to take messages for whatsapp for 0.37 cents.

Forward this message to more than 9 people in your contact list and the what’s app logo on your will turn blue meaning that you have

Become a free user for life.

Confirming this is the new icon WhatsApp 

Send it to all your contacts to update the application

send this to 10 people

To activate the new whatsapp calling for free version 4.0.0

100% WORKING!!! I GOT THE NEW WHATSAPP NOW… With free calls!!!

 

Also  WhatsApp was founded in 2009 by  Brian Acton and Jan Koum so its just another whatsApp hoax David D Suretech is probably just a made up name, unless you know different?

If you see anything like this please just GOOGLE it – you will soon see the answer.

Don’t give them a reason to give us more of this rubbish by sharing it.

Hope this helps

 

 

 

Here we go again – Whatsapp status – hoax message

 

It seems that Whatsapp are having a few problems today – as their account on twitter called Whatsapp status suggests

WhatsApp StatusWhatsApp Status ‏@wa_status

WhatsApp status functionality is currently not available. We are working on resolving it soon-ish…

So on the band wagon the spammers jump…… they changed a recent hoax to be applicable the status problems –  It explains this is why your Status and everyone elses says  – error – Status unavailable. This is to scam you into forwarding. 

The first clue we have that this is fake is the message says from summer 2012 whatsapp will start charging.  Are they charging ? 
Also have a look on Whatsapps Blog -March 2012 -They already said it was a hoax.

WhatsApp Hoax as follows………..

Before you read this, go to your contacts and look at everyones status! Should say error: status unavailable.Hello everyone, it seems that all the warnings were real, the use of WhatsApp cost money from summer 2012.
If you send this string to 18 different on your list, your icon will be blue and will be free for you.
If you do not believe me see tomorrow at 6 pm ending WhatsApp and have to pay to open it, this is by law
This message is to inform all of our users, our servers have recently been very congested, so we are asking your help to solve this problem. We require our active users forwarded this message to each of the people in your contact list to confirm our active users using WhatsApp, if you do not send this message to all your contacts WhatsApp, then your account will remain inactive with the consequence of losing all their contactsMessage from Jim Balsamic (CEO of Whatsapp) we have had an over usage of user names on whatsapp Messenger. We are requesting all users to forward this message to their entire contact list. If you do not forward this message, we will take it as your account is invalid and it will be deleted within the next 48 hours. Please DO NOT ignore this message or whatsapp will no longer recognise your activation. If you wish to re-activate your account
after it has been deleted, a charge of 25.00 will be added to your monthly bill.
We are also aware of the issue involving the pictures updates not showing. We are
working diligently at fixing this problem and it will be up and running as soon as
possible. Thank you for your cooperation from the Whatsapp team”
WhatsApp is going to cost us money soon. The only way that it will stay free
is if you are a frequent user i.e. you have at least 10 people you are
chatting with. To become a frequent user send this message to 10 people
who receive it (2 ticks) and your WhatsApp logo should turn Red to
indicate a frequent user. Am sorry had no option!
And check now the status of every individual contact is showing :
Status : error
It looks exactly like all the other hoaxes, we’ve had the same thing on Msn, Hotmail, on Twitter, on Facebook and probably Myspace, but yet so many people are spreading it, Twitter is on fire with complaints of people forwarding the spam, which is all it is really just spam.
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So …… you get the gist, the its fake, don’t do it ….. its just annoying the hell out of everyone.
Some of the tweets are linking to this message – it might help you should try it ? LOL
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Sorry! It was funny!
Hope this helps 🙂