Beware of new forms of hoax messages on Facebook

Ok. So I’ve been getting this message from contacts in my Facebook Messenger not to accept a friend request from a certain “Jayden K. Smith.” An excerpt of the message goes like this:

“Please tell all the contacts in your messenger list not to accept Jayden K. Smith friendship request. He is a hacker and has the system connected to your Facebook account. If one of your contacts accepts it, you will also be hacked, so make sure that all your friends know it…”

In the first place if by accepting a friend request from someone means that your account is hacked, then it means we are all in danger and at risk. And consider the fact that message says that if any of your friends accepts his request, you will be hacked. It’s very easy to create a Facebook account and use fake names to fool people. Due to the recent worldwide hacking, some people are using that as an opportunity to scare people – this is a new form of terrorism in my dakportic view. These people know that people are so afraid and scared to the extent that that they will likely believe anything concerning safety and security whether it is true or not.

To make this post short, this message is a hoax. It is never true.
My advice? Next time you receive such messages and before forwarding them to all your contacts, you should consider sharing it with any friend of yours who have computer background to check for the validity of such messages.
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