It then tells the users to pass on the message to all of their Facebook friends.
HOAX: If you get this message on Facebook, do not forward.
Then it tells you to "hold your finger on the message until the forward button appears...then hit forward...."
"I know people have actually been a victim of it, but this latest one just seems especially pointless, just getting people to copy and paste a message and spam it out to all their contacts", Facebook user Barb Eltz.
I've been hacked and you shouldn't accept another Facebook friend request from you.
Khashoggi case should not be politicized, says United Nations expert
Intelligence reports, largely sourced from the USA , suggest Bin Salman had been seeking to lure Khashoggi back to Riyadh. The issue threatened the strong relationship the Trump administration has constructed with Mohammed Bin Salman .
By now, Facebook users have probably seen multiple posts telling them not to accept another friend request from someone who is already their friend.
The only reason people are sharing it is because the post encourages them to do so, but that unfortunately has given a number of unaffected people reason to be anxious about their accounts.
Should you find a cloned account, use Facebook's "Give feedback or report this profile" link to have the unauthorized account deactivated. The good news is: Chances are, you were not hacked if you received this message, nor are you being impersonated on Facebook, and no fraudulent friend requests got sent.
By encouraging people to forward the message to their entire friends list, the warning becomes pointless noise, according to the site.
After the social networking giant, Facebook, reported that that 50 million accounts on its platform had been hacked, another security breach has been making the rounds with users claiming that their account had been "cloned".
Turkish experts invited to Saudi Consulate for probe
Erdogan, who said he was personally following the case, added that Turkey had no documents or evidence at hand regarding the case. Khashoggi was once a Saudi newspaper editor and is a familiar face on political talk shows on Arab satellite television networks.
Another report on USA Today notes another example of this warning message, which reads something like this, "Almost every account is being cloned".
It doesn't make sense if you stop and think about it.
Is my Facebook account safe? .
"However, at risk of stating the obvious, sending a second friend request warning is only helpful if you have received a second friend request from someone".
Is this message real?
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The NHC said some areas of the Florida coast could expect storm surge of nine to 13 feet, and as much as a foot of rain. As the Panhandle braces for major Hurricane Michael , Tropical Storm Nadine has formed in the far eastern Atlantic.