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Facebook Security Warning: Dislike Button is a Scam

If you use Facebook you are probably familiar with the popular “Like” button, a lot of people have shown interest in a similar “Dislike” button, however Facebook’s developers haven’t implemented one yet.

We are hearing that a third-party developer has created a Facebook application which adds a “Dislike” button, however this is in fact a rogue app which collects personal information.

This scam creates revenue for its creator when you fill out a survey, it will also have access to you personal data at all times and be able to use your account to spam messages and wall posts.

Personally I think that Facebook’s developers should do more to control such applications, however while the floodgates are open I would suggest not clicking any link which seems to be too good to be true, it probably is.

Source: InformationWeek

Written by Jamie Pert

Jamie has a background in computer repairs and maintenance along with network administration, he now enjoys utilizing the benefits of new technologies and enjoys writing about anything that brings new technology to the world.

He began writing for Product Reviews in mid 2009 and has since expanded his knowledge across a wide-base of devices, he is looking to get more hands-on experience with new devices to gain a better understanding of the latest and greatest technologies.

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