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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See who viewed your profile!

This scam has been making the rounds on Facebook for years and plays to the user's ego and desire for information about who is checking out their Facebook page.

But the scam usually asks you to allow an application to access your profile, which then typically leads to a fraudulent survey which earns a commission for the spammer. Not only will you be left still wanting to know who is visiting your profile, you've also just shared your information with the shady character who developed the fake application.

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