Don’t be fooled

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Face­book video spam: En­tic­ing users with a racy or gross photo, the spam videos are ac­tu­ally vi­ral spam. If you want to see the video, search for the ti­tle on YouTube or Vevo in­stead.

Face­book chat spam: If a chat box pops up with a URL link, don’t click it. In­stead, ask your friend what it is. It may be a vi­ral mes­sage they are un­aware they posted.

Google+ in­vites: If you re­ceive an email with a Google+ in­vite from some­one you don’t know, don’t click on it.

LinkedIn mes­sages: If you re­ceive an email about a new mes­sage or friend request on LinkedIn, don’t click the link but go to the web­site in­stead. Log in to see new mes­sages.

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