Do you know what Facebook Change Color Virus is?
Facebook Change Color Virus is a scam that is circulating on Facebook. It spreads over the social networking platform when a Facebook user clicks a message inviting him or her to change the color of the profile. According to the different messages that are supposedly shared by a Facebook friend, the application Colors and Themes enables the user to choose from red, black, and pink. It has been found that there are several types or versions of Facebook Change Color Virus, both of which should be disregarded as you cannot change the official blue color of Facebook.
As regards those two variants of Facebook Change Color Virus, you may find a post containing either a link or a shared message that offers to switch to pink, red, or black Facebook. In any case, it is important to ignore the scam, be it a link or a message generated by a suspicious application.
By click the Facebook scam you may be provided either with several surveys or the Colors and Themes application which requires that you grant permission for it to get access to your basic information and post status message and other content on your Timeline. If you agree with the terms, be ready to find various messages and links that are posted in order to lure your friends into clicking on the same misleading notification.
In order to remove the so-called Facebook Change Color Virus, you should remove the fraudulent messages and then remove the very program, if you have been deceived by one.
Below you will find the step-by-step instructions that should help you access your privacy settings on Facebook and remove the unwanted applications. Having completed the removal, do not forget to scan the PC. We recommend using SpyHunter, which is a real-time security tool for everyone who wants to be certain that they can browse the Internet safely. It is advisable to check your system security as the operating system might be affected by malware or spyware, especially if you do not own a reliable anti-spyware tool.
Edit your privacy settings of Facebook
- Click the gear icon in the right upper corner.
- Click Privacy Settings.
- Click Apps on the left side of the browser window.
- Remove the unwanted applications.
In non-techie terms:
Facebook Change Color Virus is a scam whose goal is to get access to the user’s account so that its creators can use the profile for spreading new scam messages. If on your news feed you find a suspicious link shared by your friend, do not click it as it may be posted automatically by some unwanted application.
Aliases: Facebook Color Virus.