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    Hey crackberry users please read this and tell me if this is ligite ......
    Message from Jim Balsamic (CEO of Whatsapp) we have had an over usage of user names on whatsapp Messenger. We are requesting all users to forward this message to their entire contact list. If you do not forward this message, we will take it as your account is invalid and it will be deleted within the next 48 hours. Please DO NOT ignore this message or whatsapp will no longer recognise your activation. If you wish to re-activate your account after it has been deleted, a charge of 25.00 will be added to your monthly bill. We are also aware of the issue involving the pictures updates not showing. We are working diligently at fixing this problem and it will be up and running as soon as possible. Thank you for your cooperation from the team WhatsApp is going to cost us money soon. The only way that it will stay free is if you are a frequent user i.e. you have at least 10 people you are chatting with. To become a frequent user
    send this message to 10 people who receive it (2 ticks) and your WhatsApp logo will change color. ?
    send this to 8 people to activate the new whatsapp ??

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    Ah the good ol chain mail days...its not even a tiny bit legit

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    Haha thank you lol when I received this I was lyk wtf no way lol bit thank you for clearing that up 4 me

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    This definitely looks fishy. There have been several similar hoaxes, I'm sure this is another. Took a quick look at their site, Facebook and Twitter pages. Nada.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 20froggy14 View Post
    Message from Jim Balsamic (CEO of Whatsapp)
    I think "Jim Balsamic" was the ex-CEO of BlackBerry, not WhatsApp.

    Anyway, disregard as usual. The last line ("send this to 8 people to activate the new whatsapp ??") is the obvious tipoff.
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    Quote Originally Posted by thurask View Post
    I think "Jim Balsamic" was the ex-CEO of BlackBerry, not WhatsApp.

    Anyway, disregard as usual. The last line ("send this to 8 people to activate the new whatsapp ??") is the obvious tipoff.
    No that was Jim Balls-silly I believe. Lol. I don't remember the correct spelling but that sounds about right.
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    definitely spam, a charge of 25,00 to reactivate when it only costs 0.99 a year for a new account made me laugh lol
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    Rofl! I remember this with the good old days of MSN Messenger. Haha same thing!

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    Hoax message, nothing to see here. This piece of classic scam goes back to at least 2010.

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