The Illustrated Anatomy Of A Viral Pinterest Scam [Headlines]

The Illustrated Anatomy Of A Viral Pinterest Scam [Headlines]
technology

Is Starbucks really offering free Giftcards? Check out how the latest social network has been hacked.

Dory Carr-Harris, PSFK
  • 1 march 2012

It started with a tweet from a friend: “SCAM? On Pinterest now: Starbucks joined Pinterest and is giving away 500 FREE Giftcards to celebrate!”
Never one to pass a scam, I dutifully clicked and landed on a page with this URL: http://giftinterest.com/coffee_ob9ve Advertising Lab

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