Facebook Hit With 'Truth About Coke' Scam

Whatever you do, don't click on 'horrific video'
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 15, 2010 3:41 PM CDT
Facebook Hit With 'Truth About Coke' Scam
The Coke scam is seen in this Facebook screenshot.   (Mashable)

(Newser) – If one of your Facebook friends posts a link to a video that promises to reveal “the TRUTH about Coke!!!” do NOT click on it. The link has been spreading around Facebook, accompanied by a message that reads, “I am part of the 98.0% of people that are NEVER going to drink Coca Cola again after this HORRIFFIC video.” It’s a scam, Mashable warns.

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Click the link, and you’ll be asked over and over again if you want to share the video. Eventually, you’ll be tempted to click the button that says, “Cant Be Bothered To Wait? -> Click Here To Skip This.” If you do, you’ll be taken to a poll, which is trying to weasel personal information out of you. (Read more Facebook stories.)

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