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‘Be Like Bill’ Might Steal Your Information If You Fall into their Trap


Security experts have been warning of Internet memes since long time but something happened with the Be Like Bill App raising more eyebrows than usual.

The sketch of a man may pronounce to be John, Timmy, Steve or Jenny or whoever your friends are. But the stickman escorted with a series of sentences describing behavior which is followed by a summary of whether or not that behavior is promising to John, Steve, Timmy or Jenny.

Claim: The "Be Like Bill" Facebook trend exposes users to malware and/or was borne of Infamous intent. As soon as the meme became famous, the website changed its terms of privacy to say: "You will allow us to use, edit your content with our service permanently without any limit and recovery." USAToday reported yesterday that this has prompted a fast response from the US BBB (better Business Bureau) who started an investigation into the practices of the service.

The reaction was exceedingly exaggerated because the website was only asking people about their name and gender and agreed to remove that specific clause from its terms of privacy. A spokesperson of Bloba was quoted as saying "First, our game Be Like Bill does not ask users to authorize a Facebook app."

If you think, your account has been compromised, then change your password. Weupit posted on 30th January, 2016 quoting Facebook as saying "once you have removed the game or app, it will not post to your Timeline anymore." These are all tricks and people behind this campaign are only trying to collect maximum information from users.

Users must avoid any Be Like Bill meme generator which requires more information other than your name and gender. Users should avoid, at any cost, downloading desktop software or mobile apps which create this type of meme or any other meme because there is a high chance that the installer might carry Trojans, adware, PUPs or ransomware which is the mother of all malware.

It can be an easy way to pass the time and scammers can easily get your information also.

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