A message is circulating on social media stating that the Facebook company is offering a cash prize of Rs. 30,000 to mark its 20th anniversary.
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The Facebook company is conducting a survey, which also states that the survey has four questions need to be answered.
After answering the 4 questions, the participant will be able to open 3 of the 9 gift boxes displayed on the screen and select one out of the 3 gift boxes. If the participants have selected the correct prize box, they will have to share the message via WhatsApp or Messenger with 5 groups of friends or up to 20 individual friends and enter their personal information to complete the registration in order to receive the winning prize.
When inquired by the Sri Lanka CERT about the authenticity of the above message, they said that these were spam messages. They said there is a risk of collecting personal information of individuals and asked the public to refrain from accessing these links.
Therefore, the message that the Facebook company is offering a cash prize of Rs. 30,000 is a fake message. Avoid accessing the above link.