Why are Facebook quizzes bad?

Popular social media quizzes, like the ones that pop up in Facebook feeds, may look harmless and fun — but taking them can leave you vulnerable to identity theft or fraud, according to researcher and CBC Information Morning tech columnist Nur Zincir-Heywood.

Why you should not answer questions on Facebook?

Facebook has been one of the most guilty social media sites to lead hackers into finding out security questions. Having access to these answers can lead hackers to obtaining information, such as bank accounts and important data within your systems.

Why you should not play Facebook games?

While not all Facebook games and quizzes are scams, the potentially dangerous ones are hard to spot. Facebook games and quizzes are the ideal place for scammers to hide malware (malicious codes) that infect your computer or phone.

Are online quizzes safe?

Online quizzes can be fun and informative at times, but it’s important to be cautious when engaging with them. … Your online quiz answers are easily accessible to other online users and that could give hackers a way into your systems and accounts.

Are Facebook questions safe?

But if you’re not careful with how you use Facebook, your personal information could fall into the hands of hackers. … Additionally, Facebook quizzes may lead you to a website with dangerous downloads, or have malicious links and possible viruses included in the questions.

What is the point of questions on Facebook?

Facebook Questions is a feature that allows Facebook users to conduct polls, get recommendations and ask questions of their friends and other people on Facebook.

Is the OMG game on Facebook safe?

Honestly, they aren’t liable for the dirty mess that the game has been plotting for users around the globe. … But one thing, Facebook can do now is shut down the OMG for good as the game is not safe.