IT'S A SCAM! 'Oops! Selena and Bieber's hidden camera bedroom video' and 'Justin Bieber erection'

Oops indeed. At least if you were one of the Facebook users who believed that a hidden camera video had leaked onto the net of Justin Bieber sharing some intimate moments with his girlfriend Selena Gomez.

Of course, Bieber's typical fans - or those who would delight in his public humiliation by a hungry paparazzi - are probably unlikely to think twice about clicking on a link shared with them by their Facebook friends, claiming to leak to a sex video.
00ps!!! There was a hidden camera in Selena & bieber's bedroom
00ps!!! There was a hidden camera in Selena & bieber's bedroom
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If you made the mistake of clicking on the link, you would be taken to a third-party website which urges you to share the video further, amongst your Facebook friends.
00ps!!! There was a hidden camera in Selena & bieber's bedroom Facebook scam
And if you made the mistake of sharing you'll then be presented with an all-too-familiar online survey. This is how the scammers make money, tricking you into driving traffic to online surveys that earn them commission. Using sex videos is not a new technique, and Justin Bieber has had his name used in vain by the scammers on several occasions.

Another message that is spreading virally across the Facebook social network claiming to be footage of... and how can I put this delicately? I don't think I can.. Justin Bieber with an erection.

Messages like the following are being seen:

WTF !! I just saw that Justin Bieber got erection in a public
WTF !! I just saw that Justin Bieber got erection in a public
Probably not the type of message you would typically click on from your office computer, but maybe a young teenybopping music fan in your household would find the subject matter irresistible to investigate further.

And if they do click on the link they are taken to a Facebook page with the message "Justin Bieber gets a boner in Public !!!", and an invitation to "Click to watch" a video.
Click to watch
The page contains a graphic claiming that the application is a "Facebook verified app" (which seems unlikely given the subject matter).

Would young female fans of Justin Bieber be likely to go further - I suspect so..
As is normal in scams like this on Facebook, you are then presented with a message from Facebook asking you to confirm that you are happy for the third party application to have all sorts of access to your Facebook account - including the ability to post messages to your wall.

This is your last chance to be sensible, and not put your account at risk. Unfortunately far too many people are tricked by social engineering to give suspicious third party apps like this full reign to mess around with their Facebook accounts. If they're not using the modern day equivalent of David Cassidy to lure users into granting permission, they're pretending to be new Facebook functionality like "Dislike" buttons, or pretending to be free tickets with an airline.

But if you do make the mistake of clicking further, then you will find that you are not watching a video of Bieber having trouser trouble, but instead being asked to take a survey.

Survey scam
Surveys like this generate revenue for the scammers who are behind the application - they earn commission for every survey that is completed.
In the background. meanwhile, the rogue application has abused your social networking account spreading the spam virally via your wall to your Facebook friends and family.
Message posted on victim's wall
It's only natural that scams like this will continue for as long as users continue to fall for silly tricks like this, and the scammers continue to find it financially rewarding.

If you've been hit by a scam like this, remove references to it from your newsfeed, and revoke the right of rogue applications to access your profile via Account/ Privacy Settings/ Applications and Websites.

Here is a YouTube video. It show you how to clean-up your Facebook account if you were hit by this, or similar scams on Facebook:

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