Welcome to a spooky Halloween blog - in May!
Sort of. We've seen a number of scary / ghostly / Facebook scams in circulation (which is odd, given the time of year) and thought a paranormal roundup would be a good idea. We begin with a website claiming to have footage of an actual ghost attack caught on camera, located at
The image is lifted from this video, in case you were wondering.
This one is located at
Actual footage! Really!
The image itself is lifted from a film called XTRO, and was actually used in another viral hoax a while ago in the form of the New Mexico Skinwalker. It's all going a bit Mulder and Scully, isn't it? Sharing the "video" then clicking the play button took us to a "scan your pc" type website:April, and they're back - in Spanish! The site in question this time is
They actually found their mermaid in another movie clip, but I suppose that's close enough when dealing with Facebook scams. This one leads to an iLivid install:
Finally, we have
giving us "Great white tears captain apart in seconds".Megalodon shark and part of something to do with Shark Week (here's an autoplaying video on the Discovery Channel about them, if you're interested).
Suffice to say, our Facebook captain up there lives to fight another day - all we have after sharing is ye olde page of surveys filled with offers and downloads.