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Internet Reacts To Jayden K Smith, The Facebook Hacker Hoax

11 July 2017, 1:22 am EDT By Vincent Lanaria Tech Times
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You've probably seen a warning message that says you shouldn't accept a friend request from Jayden K Smith, the Facebook hacker. In short, it's a hoax, but on the bright side, it spurred a ton of jokes on the internet.  ( Carl Court | Getty Images )

A warning message about accepting a Facebook friend request from a hacker has recently been making rounds online.

Particularly, the Facebook profile that users have been urged to steer clear of is named Jayden K Smith, but it's all a big hoax.

What The Jayden K Smith Facebook Hack Was Said To Do

To set the record straight, the supposed threat is described as such: When a Facebook user accepts the friend request from the so-called hacker Jayden K Smith, their accounts and all their friends' in their networks will get hacked.

Here's one example of it:

"Please tell all the contacts in your messenger list not to accept Jayden K. Smith friendship request. He is a hacker and has the system connected to your Facebook account. If one of your contacts accepts it, you will also be hacked, so make sure that all your friends know it," the warning message reads.

The Internet Reacts To The Jayden K Smith Facebook Hack

As is the nature of the internet, online users have been cracking jokes at the whole situation, taking things to Twitter with the hashtag #JaydenKSmith.

 

In defense of the people spreading the word, a huge portion of them is probably doing so in good faith.

To boil things down, the Jayden K Smith Facebook hack is just a hoax, so there's no need to warn friends and family about it.

In other related news, Facebook recently reached 2 billion monthly users, which is one of the many factors how things like this instantly becomes rampant on the internet when they go viral on the social media platform.

Did you see the warning message on your Facebook Feed? If so, feel free to hit us up in the comments section below and let us know.

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