Pinterest Fake Prizes
Fake Pinterest Prizes: How They Work
(with video below) Technology is the way of the world today and the internet itself has opened a huge door for internet scammers. Pinterest is gaining popularity and reports confirm numerous survey scams are making a home on the Pinterest site, where people share their interests through photographs or anything visually based.
What these scammers often do is use a well-known brand to draw you in, promising you a free luxurious item just by clicking away and in doing so you are brought to a survey scam site – which, just like in any other case, could lead to either identity theft or even downloading of malware on your computer.
Watch the video below to see in action a different variation of the Pinterest scam exposed:
Fake Pinterest Prizes: How To Avoid
Stay away from all the free stuff on the internet and if it looks out of place it probably is. Sometimes these scams are tough to detect but the best way to avoid them is not clicking on them – just as simple as that. Learn how to recognize bogus websites by reading most of the scams on our Social Networking category.
If you really want to participate in rewards programs and win prizes by making a little bit of effort at least, use only legitimate companies. One of the most trustworthy service out there is Swagbucks.com, which is the world's largest free online rewards program. You get paid by doing things online which you might do anyway, such as searching the web, discover products, take surveys, watch videos, or play games. You can also get free iTunes and Amazon cards. The company has an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau. You can register for free HERE.