In Pictures: 15 social media scams

From Facebook phishing lures to Twitter and Tumblr hoaxes, here are 15 scams to watch out for on social networking sites.

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Pinterest Diablo 3 scam

When the eagerly anticipated PC game Diablo 3 was launched recently, several sites, but particularly Pinterest, were flooded with spam links offering everything from a free version of the new game to tips and secrets for defeating it. Pinterest users were being asked to "pin" content to their board in order to redeem the offers. Instead, the links lead them to unrelated flash games, spam linkdumps, "online key purchasing" websites, and other fraudulent content.

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