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Facebook Scammers Target Animal Lovers

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River Vale NJ, Heads up to animal lovers , NJ State Senator Holly Schepisi explains a new Facebook scam. Apparently there is a group of scams on Facebook where fake accounts are posting pictures of lost and injured pups. They generally post in community groups and wait for people to share the posts.

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Massive networks of fake accounts found on Twitter


Massive collections of fake accounts are lying dormant on Twitter, suggests research.

The largest network ties together more than 350,000 accounts and further work suggests others may be even bigger.

UK researchers accidentally uncovered the lurking networks while probing Twitter to see how people use it.

Some of the accounts have been used to fake follower numbers, send spam and boost interest in trending topics.