>From Scam Sniper – Facebook Hoax: "Cartoon Profile Pics pedophile hoax."


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Facebook Hoax: “Cartoon Profile Pics paedophile hoax.” 

http://scamsniper.blogspot.com/2010/12/facebook-hoax-facebook-cartoon-profile.html

 

The Hoax:

——-Example Message 1——
IMPORTANT: the whole changing your profile picture to your favourite cartoon character thing was actually created by a group of paedophiles, because if children see pictures of cartoons they will add them, it was currently on the programme Internet frauds and will apparently be on tv some time tonight, put this as your status to warn people and change your profile pictures back
——-Example Message 1——


——-Example Message 2——

CHANGEYOUR PROFILE PICCIES BACK!!!! – This cartoon thing has been set up by paedos using A registered charities name to entice kids. apparently on the 6th dec you will be kicked off fb if u have cartoon pics. The more folk that put up cartoon pics the harder it is for the police to catch its to be on tonights news about it! :@ PLEASE RE-POST
——-Example Message 2——


——-Example Message 3——
A message from one of my F/Book friends: TO ALL THE PEOPLEWHO CHANGED THEIR PICTURES TO CARTOONS PICTURES FOR THE STATUS UPDATE, A GROUP OF PEDOPHILE S SET IT UP SO THAT CHILDREN WOULD ACCEPT FRIEND REQUESTS FASTER IF IT WAS A CARTOON PICTURE. THIS WAS ON AN INTERNET FRAUD PROGRAM AND THE (US) NEWS TONIGHT. COPY AND PASTE AS YOUR STATUS TO LET EVERYONE KNOW.
——-Example Message 3——

Example Posted Hoax 1
Example Posted Hoax 2

Via ThatsNonSense.com: The above messages is a hoaxes and are baseless. They should not be posted as your status and are only designed to create panic and controversy over the facebook cartoon picture meme.


More info at the link below. Please share this with your friends..

Hoax/Scam Details – Facebook Profile Pics Being Changed to Cartoons

http://www.thatsnonsense.com/view.php?id=1124


Just as quickly as many people were to change their profile picture for the cause, many have turned to spread this false statement about how the whole thing got started. Note to self: Don’t do it cause the status said to, Do it cause you felt like doing it..



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