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Fake Facebook messages going viral

Posted at 10:58 AM, Oct 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-07 12:10:08-04

“Hi… I actually got another friend request from you yesterday which I ignored so you may want to check your account.”

If you got that message, tech experts say that message is fake and you should probably delete it.

The message states later that you should hold your finger on the message to forward it, but again experts warn you should not do that.

According to NBC affiliate WETM, many Facebook users have seen posts or read messages from people claiming their profile was cloned or from people warning not to accept any new friend requests from them.

**** FACEBOOK HOAX****You can stop forwarding that latest warning from your Facebook friends about being hacked. You…

Posted by Plaquemines Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness on Saturday, October 6, 2018