Viral Message: Facebook warning post has gone viral over the social media. It claims that a website links controls your facebook and makes you look like a opposite sex or you may also look like a bald person.
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Viral message example-
⚠️⚠️ WARNING FACEBOOK ⚠️⚠️
There is a website link travelling around Facebook at an extraordinary rate which allows you “to see what you would look like as the opposite sex” and also one that lets you see what you look like “as a bald person”
DO NOT enter these links, they are controlled by extreme hackers who are now gaining control of people’s personal information and selling it on the black market. As soon as you have clicked share to Facebook it gives these hackers instant access to your own personal details and puts your family and friends personal details at risk.
⚠️ PLEASE SHARE TO MAKE YOUR FRIENDS AWARE
Viral Message Verification:- Yet another facebook warning post has gone viral over the social media. It claims that a website links controls your facebook and makes you look like a opposite sex or you may also look like a bald person.
They further warns not to enter this links as they are controlled by extreme hackers and they may control your personal information and sell it in the black market. If you click the share to facebook , it gives hackers a instant access to your own personal details and puts your family and friends personal details at risk.
Seriously What a big fake message, users be clear by just sharing a link to facebook by no way one can have instant access to your personal facebook profile page. I talked some users who had been using facebook from a very long time and who have shared thousands of links. Yet there is nothing suspicious they have ever seen while sharing a link to facebook page.
Some times while giving permission to apps might give them the rights to view your personal profile and other details, still they can’t do anything without your knowledge. When you install / use apps like and you login with the facebook credentials, you may end up sharing some of your personal information with the new app, however this is limited and they might be and shared with other parties. If you do want to use them, take the time to find out what information will be collected and how it will be used before proceeding.
The current circulating message is just exaggerated and not possible as per facebook security features.
What you can do?
Keep a tap of the number of apps that you give access to login with facebook and check what permission you have view given this apps to see about you. Many apps require seeing all your personal information like email, phone, location, photo gallery and much other information. Beware before you authorize these anonymous apps with permission.
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