International Business Times reported on the latest scam to go viral on the social network, in which a photo of a shark devouring a man — which is likely a screen shot from 1987 film Jaws: The Revenge — with a video play button appears atop the headline, “[SHOCKING VIDEO] SHARK EATS SWIMMING MAN IN INDIAN OCEAN.”
However, those who fall victim — to the scam, not the shark — are asked to click like, and then complete surveys, which earn money for the spammers who host the pages. Of course, the potential for phishing and malware also lurks.
Readers: Have you seen this hoax in your News Feeds?
Screenshot courtesy of International Business Times.