Facebook's controversial 'like' button has given rise to yet another new type of Internet fraud: 'likejacking'
Adscend Media agrees to not trick Facebook users with bogus "like" links and pay $100,000 in attorneys fees. That's a fraction of the $20M or so the company is accused of generating from likejacking scams.
New lawsuits describe Adscend Media as a "lifejacker" that dupes Facebook users into "liking" links that redirect them to ads.
Ted Ullyot will depart his post as the social network's head lawyer. Ullyot was the company's first general counsel and one of its first "grown-ups."
On today's show, we're kind of down on Microsoft Office 365 and poor MySpace's future, but we feel a tiny bit positive about the overlapping circles of nerdiness that could be possible with Google's new Plus social networking beta. Also, find out what you love on Google, if you can, and see all the movies you want for $50 a month. Plus: our new favorite word! Philanthrodorks!
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Your Facebook feed could be a wretched hive of scum and villainy, with around 20 per cent of Facebook profiles containing malware.
Just because your Facebook friend appears to "like" something doesn't mean you should too. Another clickjacking scam has hit Facebook.