A FunSpace Chain Letter...

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This was sent to a colleague of mine a day or so ago from one of her friends on Facebook:

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The text reads:

"It has come to our attention that some people are using facebook for purposes other than that for which it was intended. Certain people have been using software called "post bot". Therefore we will require that you forward this to all your friends. We will then log your account information to separate you from the people that are running automatic post bots on our site.

If you fail to forward this, it may mean that your account will be banned.

Thank You
Facebook Staff"

This is (of course) a chain letter doing the rounds on FunSpace. When I tried it, I got this:


...so at least someone is keeping an eye out for these things. Rest assured, if you see a message like this sent to you via a Facebook application, you can safely delete it. Nobody is going to come knocking over fictitious threats related to "posting bots".

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