Itâ€™s one of those things that takes you back to good old adolescence, when a dare was all it took to kill that time before â€œsomething really cool actually happenedâ€ or before one of those annoying school tests. For some of us, it was something as simple as eating 50 stomach inflaming red hot chili peppers, while others may have taken various other â€œpain for the sake of funâ€ untrodden paths.
Now get this: itâ€™s teen dare 2.0. time!
Pretty cool, huh? What are friends for but a good ID checkupâ€¦mind, you, a [cracked] one! Now, if I ask you what the next step is, Iâ€™m pretty sure youâ€™ll all say: â€œclick!â€. Right you are, countless times. Just take a look at the true dare that lies beneath this friendâ€™oâ€™meter:
As you can see, thereâ€™s quite a lot of social engineering fuel thrown onto this pile of soon to be grayed out blind Likes:
- An avatar thatâ€™s designed according to what appears to be a twisted flavor of logic: youâ€™ve got the word FAKE set against the Facebook symbol. Instead of running like hell from this obvious trap, you are apparently so caught up in this fake friend showdown business that you keep going.
- A security test against the clock. Now, thatâ€™s a first!
- A 60 second time limit thatâ€™ll bring Angelina and the boys onto stage.
When all of this is done, nothing (good) happens. You wonâ€™t know who your true friends are, but youâ€™ll know everything the owners of the pages youâ€™ve just blindly liked want to tell you. Thatâ€™s 77 subscriptions to as many fountains of eternal spam at best.
The same daredevil scam drops the fake friend act and simply throws down the CLICK gauntlet. And thatâ€™s how you collect 72 blind likes from each valiant duelist:
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