It isn’t clear exactly why the features have been blocked in the country.
But local reports have speculated that it is a way of protecting the revenues of traditional telecoms companies.
So Facebook becomes a platform for reaching people and scamming them. ‘Fish where the fish are,’ as the saying goes.”The scam is intelligent enough to send me hot guys because I’m gay while sending my straight colleagues hot women.
Facebook makes it easy to target users based on their interests and other various identifiers, Roberts explains.
So a note with the friend request like: ‘Hey [YOUR NAME]! Just thought I’d connect with you on Facebook, too! ’ That may not fool you, but it fools a lot of people and is low-hanging fruit for any scam.’”Friend requests with no context but with ample cleavage or shredded abs suggest little premeditation, Roberts explains,and aren’t likely to work on anyone but the loneliest and most clueless targets.
“This is basically Facebook spam — send it, forget it, and wait for some sucker to friend you back because ‘So pretty!!!
The spokesperson says Facebook uses a range of automated systems to help detect and stop fake accounts, but they recommend not accepting suspicious requests — i.e., those from people you’re already friends with on Facebook; those from an attractive member of the opposite sex with whom you have no mutual friends; or those claiming to be “looking for love.” He adds that you should also be cautious of links, files and offers you receive unexpectedly — especially from people you don’t know.