Most prevalent social media scams worldwide 2015

Distribution of global social media scamming threats in 2015

Most prevalent social media scams worldwide 2015 This statistic presents the distribution of global social media scamming threats in 2015. That year, 76 percent of social media threats required end users to propagate them. Fake offerings were ranked second with 17 percent of attacks being attributed to them.
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Distribution of global social media scamming threats in 2015

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Number of social media scam attacks
Manual sharing76%
Fake offering17%
Likejacking5%
Fake apps2%
Fake plugin*1%
Number of social media scam attacks
Manual sharing76%
Fake offering17%
Likejacking5%
Fake apps2%
Fake plugin*1%
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This statistic presents the distribution of global social media scamming threats in 2015. That year, 76 percent of social media threats required end users to propagate them. Fake offerings were ranked second with 17 percent of attacks being attributed to them.
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