We’ve all seen it. A good friend or neighbor suddenly starts posting SPAM to their Timeline or your Timeline. Sometimes even posting into facebook groups and even spamming facebook pages. We’ve found a great article from That's Nonsense.com that we would like to share with you.
If your Facebook account is sending unwanted spam messages then first you need to understand what happened and from there you can stop it from happening, clean up your account and avoid it in the future. This article will help you understand the different reasons your account can start posting unwanted spam.
From leaked sex tapes, free gift vouchers and bonus Facebook features, to dieting supplements, trashy videos and free games consoles, these spam links assert to provide all sorts of fake stuff, and can lead to a variety of other different scams.
And contrary to the popular notion, it’s hardly ever “hackers” or “viruses” to blame. If your Facebook account is posting spam links then it almost certainly means you’ve fallen for a social engineering trick. The only question is what trick did you fall for?
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