There’s a joke chain letter spreading between Facebook users right now.
Here’s what it says:
NEW PRIVACY ISSUE WITH FACEBOOK. As of tomorrow, Facebook will creep into your bathroom when you’re in the shower, smack your bottom, and then steal your clothes and towel. To change this option, go to Privacy Settings > Personal Settings > Bathroom Settings > Smacking and Stealing Settings, and uncheck the Shenanigans box. Facebook kept this one quiet. Copy and Paste on your status to alert the unaware.
It may not be rip-roaringly side-splittingly hilarious, but I guess it’s kind of amusing – and it mimics many of the genuine warnings that Facebook users have shared between themselves (and some hoaxes!) in the past.
But there’s a serious side to this chain letter.
Because ask yourself this – how was I able to get the above screenshot? None of my Facebook friends have posted the joke as a status message. I was able to visit a complete…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.