Facebook Black: Change Theme Color Scam
How Do You Change Your Facebook Color Theme? Here Is How The Scam Works
It seems that everyone is on Facebook these days. Logging on to post status updates on the familiar blue border and backgrounds have become a daily routine for most people. However, ever since Facebook was created there have been users that have wished could change the iconic blue background color to something a little more individual.
According to a bogus Facebook page making the rounds this week, that option is now available for all the users of the popular social network site. How does the scam work?
Watch the video below to see in action the Change Facebook Color Theme scam.
Facebook Black, as the page is called, claims to give the users the ability to change their background color from blue to any color they choose. “Are you sick of your blue background timeline? Change your Facebook color theme now”, offers the new scam.
Scammers even suggest a change to Facebook Pink in order to make more female victims – see below.
Once the users click on the link they make themselves vulnerable. The scammers responsible for the bogus page now have the ability to steal the user’s personal identifying information, by leading the users to fake survey pages. Not to mention their Facebook passwords and login credentials will be at risk.
Facebook Color Change Scam: How To Avoid
Be aware and spread the word. Facebook is not going to offer any options on their background color anytime soon. Any page that suggests the changing opportunity is a phony page. Do not click on the link or give scammers access to your personal information.
Facebook Theme Color Change Scam: How To Report
Warn your family and friends about this scam by sharing it on social media using the buttons provided. You can also officially report the scammers to Facebook using the link below:
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