Facebook users, beware. A new scam spread after a hoax message made it around the social networking site.
Some users received a message warning them not to accept friend requests from an account named Jayden K. Smith. The Telegraph reports the message said "Smith" is a hacker. The message adds that adding them as a friend will give the account access to the user's Facebook page.
The message then asks for the reader to forward the warning to others.
A hacker would not be able to gain access to your account by simply friending you, the Telegraph said.
There is no evidence that a Jayden K Smith account is on a mass friending spree. Friending a mass amount of accounts is against Facebook's terms and conditions, because the company treats the action as a form of spam.