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Who’s viewing your Facebook Profile?

Ok, I feel the need to say this again.

Another application is claiming to be able to tell you who’s been looking at your profile.  (see fake page above)

This new one, lostcopora claims that it can give you information like this.

 

My profile stats are:
Women Views: 5723
Men Views: 7842
Check yours at – http://apps.facebook.com/lostc opora/
 

We’ve added new features to v3.0

Who’s viewed me?. You Can’t Escape the EYE!

They can’t!

I’ve said it before – now, I will show you what Facebook say.

On this help page they say – Facebook does not provide the ability to track who is viewing your profile or any part of your profile. Applications cannot provide this functionality.
All the application does is post the information above and says that you are using the application several times from your account so more people click it, you have to allow it access to you account for it to do this.  So now you need to revoke access.
See here on how to remove scammers from having access to your Facebook profile.
This new scam on Facebook follows the RIP Charlie sheen malware hoax recently seen on Facebook and Twitter.
This spread around with the title Breaking News or RIP saying that Charlie Sheen had died in his house. And when you clicked on it, it took you to a fake YouTube page. Then if you clicked on this page it would spread the scam on your Facebook page. some user have said that they also got malware due to this scam.
These applications or scams always prey on the latest news or our vanity please don’t click on anything you are not sure about
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Update on another similar scam this week – See the Top 10 Ten people viewing your profile.
This does the same as above but also takes you to a Firefox 3.6 download page and this is fake – and if you allow this, every time you log into Facebook you get a pop up forcing you to take a survey.
Full report here from Symantec.com
And yet another called – MY PROFILE VIEWS

If you installed this Firefox extension you can remove it from the browser menu:
Click Tools
Add-ons.

About Michelledh

Lover of Social Media/Networking, Digital comms, technology, computing, blogging, gadgets, music, and art. Modifying a written novel.
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