99% of People Can’t Watch This Video

How the scam works:

(with explanatory video below) Here's a scam that posts an NSFW (Not Safe For Work) image on Facebook or Twitter stating that 99% – or any other high percentage – of people can't watch this video for more than 25 seconds. Of course, as most of us are curious creatures, we click away.


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What happens is: you click on this image and are immediately linked to one of numerous websites where a supposed provocative YouTube screenshot appears and if you click on this you automatically open a share page on Facebook and place a virus link to your wall. The link will be the same sort of scam you just got hooked into.

Watch the video below to see in action the 99% of People Can't Watch This Video scam exposed:

99% Of People Can't Watch This Scam Video

How to avoid:

If you see any posts that state a percentage of people can’t watch a specific video, just delete it – it is a scam indeed.

How to report:

Make your family and friends aware of this scam by sharing it on social media using the buttons provided. You can also officially report the scammers to the Federal Trade Commission using the link below:

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1 thought on “99% of People Can’t Watch This Video”

  1. Although this scam is intrusive and malicious, at least it is not expensive and/or causing severe damage to personal property. I might even voluntarily look at the pictures if they would like but don’t force me too. Plus others may not feel the same as I do about the pictures and worse yet they could place a different virus using the same method that could be very costly creating havoc beyond your wildest dreams. For these reason this type of activity needs to be prevented

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