In Pictures: 15 social media scams

From Facebook phishing lures to Twitter and Tumblr hoaxes, here are 15 scams to watch out for on social networking sites.

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Justin Bieber stabbed!

Fake celebrity news is almost always a sure way to get clicks. The problem is those links are almost always a sure way to get your machine infected with malware or to find yourself involved in a phishing attempt. Other recent celebrity news hoaxes have included promises of Osama Bin Laden’s death video and claims that 90’s rapper Vanilla Ice had died.

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