Free Starbucks coffee $40 gift card Facebook scam haunts the timeline

Cheryl Phillips, Social Media Examiner

January 1, 2012

Another free Starbucks gift card scam is circulating on Facebook on January 1, 2012. If you are sharing a link about a Starbucks 40th anniversary gift card freebie on your Facebook timeline, you are contributing to the endless string of Facebook scams …

How can you spot a Facebook scam?

Legitimate companies, including Starbucks, won’t have you fill out forms to get a freebie. And when is the last time Starbucks offered you a free $40 gift card? Never.