You know that old saying about, if something looks too good to be true, it probably is? Yes, 999.9 times out of 1000, it will be. Well, in truth, its probably 1000, out of 1000, but lets be kind, someone might have people’s kindness in mind. No, I dont believe that either!
But seemingly, there are a lot of fools out there, in Social Media land. Or people are just so greedy for a rip off deal, they dont realize they’re the one being ripped off!
On Facebook this morning, I noticed that a couple of my friends had fallen for this
Attention Delta Lovers! For 2 day only we will be giving away over 950 First Class Delta Airlines flight tickets to a destination of your choosing for you and up to 10 friends plus $5,000 in cash to each person who Shares & Likes this photo, Comments “Attending” below and Likes our page then Click the “Sign Up” button on our page
Winners will be contacted via inbox message in 24 hours.
Yes, like anybody is going to give every person $5,000 for just liking, and sharing their page, let alone a major airline like Delta. And on top of that, 950 First Class air tickets anywhere, seriously? Oh, fine, the page is fake, carefully calling itself Delta Air, rather than simply Delta, or Delta Airlines, as the actual airline pages are. If you want a good laugh, the fake page link is https://www.facebook.com/DeltaAir-1069651189761132/?fref=photo
The scary bit, in just over a day, over 207,000 people have done as they were told!
A new one has appeared recently, offering this
Great news everyone! We have 250 custom Disneyland/Disneyworld gift boxes! Every gift box will contain 10 tickets to any Disneyland/Disneyworld Theme Park, $5,000 in cash and a Disneyland or Disneyworld t-shirt! Want one? Just follow the rules below to win.
1. Share this photo and Comment “Join” below.
2. Like our page.
All winners will be contacted within 24 hours!
which already has over 1100 people, in about an hour. The same people seemingly have a Disney World page, with the same offer, currently with over 4,000 jumped in. Yes, I know Disney is a big company, which is exactly why they wouldnt need to give away $1.5 million worth of freebies!
My suspicion, all these people are going to receive lots, and lots of spam mail in the very near future, and/or their details will be replicated by people in need of them.
Yes, its amazing how many people switch their rationality off, when they see an offer like this, isnt it?
Fine, the video, a wonderful song, which sums up what nearly a quarter of a million people need to do!