Bamboo Mañalac is the latest celebrity to be the victim of an online death hoax. A fake news that The Voice coach’s passing due to drug overdose surfacing on social media on Tuesday, December 9.
The link which is getting viral on Facebook containing the singer’s photo with a message that says “RIP BAMBOO MAÑALAC 1976-2014.” It required one to share the post first before the video becomes viewable. It then encourages Facebook users to click on the link to watch the video of the incident.
However, if you click on the link, it will just redirect users to click on another Facebook page and will require to share it before watching the video. Sharing the video will automatically tag and spam your social network and give a scam a viral life. And after spending your time liking and sharing it, you still would not be able to watch any video.
Anyone who ‘liked’ or shared the link is encouraged to unlike and delete it from your timeline so no one else gets victimized. You can also report the link to Facebook to prevent it from spreading. Might as well update your security passwords to make sure that your Facebook account is safe.