Facebook Help Center The community forum on Facebook’s Help Center has turn out to be overrun by spammers, creation the self-help support group of people efficiently ineffective.
The spam messages, which at the time of writing are claim to present ways to timepiece live stream video of American football games, come into view to have been posted by false or compromised Facebook accounts.
Clicking on the links typically takes you to a webpage which ask you to hand over your email address, claiming that you will be sent a agenda that will allow you to watch live stream video of football games. The potentials for abuse or hateful attack are obvious – and we would suggest that no users click on the links.
The alarm was first raised about the spam assault by the illegal Facebook privacy and safety blog. Hours later, new spam messages are still appear on the Facebook Help Center.
Could it be that the spammers are captivating benefit of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, when Face book’s security team may be more lightly staff than usual?
surely it’s awkward for the social networking website to have one of its own pages hit so significantly by spammers, when it has recently been lauding its achievement in the fight next to Facebook spam.