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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Twitter direct messages with bad links

Also seen on Facebook walls, these messages will ask luring questions like “Is this you in this video?” and then send you to a malicious link that never shows you a video but instead downloads malware onto your computer.

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