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The new Facebook worm trend: clickbaits

The new plague on Facebook, Clickbait worms. Read more about it here and how it works...

 

danger ahead

 

It probably happened to you also already, one of your friends shared an article with a strange title, language or subject. But for some reason it gets your attention. And you are tricked into clicking the article out of curioucity.  Once arrived at that specifc page, a popup to login or share with Facebook is presented.  By default most people click the X(close) button of the popup to get further.  Only to find out a few hours later that this content was shared on your Facebook after all.

What happened, as you are sure you didn’t share it…  Hidden Share and Like buttons seems to be a lucrative business.  Find out more about how it’s done in this article.

https://blog.sucuri.net/2015/06/analyzing-a-facebook-clickbait-worm.html