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Spammers have jumped on the latest social media craze: the photo sharing site Pinterest. And they’re being helped out by new, automated spam toolkits designed to exploit the fast growing new social network.
If the folks behind the photo sharing Web site Pinterest were looking for some validation that their fledgelings social media site had “arrived,” they got it this weekend, after scammers jumped on the site and used it to direct Pinterest users to survey scam Web sites.
Teen pop sensation and Rachel Maddow look-alike, Justin Bieber, was not stabbed outside a Los Angeles nightclub, nor was he stabbed outside a nightclub in New York, as two current Facebook spam campaigns allege.
As much as everyone loves a good getting away with murder, “If I Did It” type story, the leaked video spreading virally on Facebook right now, which purports to be of Casey Anthony confessing to a lawyer, is a fake, according to a report from Sophos Labs.
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