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MySpace predator hoax, e.g. why brands should consider having MySpace profiles

I can't imagine this is real, but my band just got a bulletin from a friend on MySpace with this story. We have off and online media monitoring at Hass MS&L that deals with this kind of stuff; earlier in the year we were called into action to debunk the "Swiffer killed my pet" hoax. Anyway, here's the post:


There was this girl and she was with her
friend. They were looking through peoples MySpaces.
The girl slowly came upon this one myspace. It
had creatures in the background and the man
looked like a psycho. She started laughing with
her friend commenting on how ugly he was.
Right

then, an instant message came up. It said:


SatanStalker: So how do u like my MySpace?


XxLoVemExX: What?


XxLoVemExX: Who is this anyway?


SatanStalker: Well, you should know; youre looking at my MySpace right now.


XxLoVemExX: How do you know?


SatanStalker: I know. I know when people look
at my MySpace.


XxLoVemExX: What? That doesnt make any
sense, how?


SatanStalker: I just do.


Satanstalker: Especially to pretty girls like you.


Satanstalker: With very nice legs I might say.


At the time the girl was wearing high shorts.
She


started to pull them down a little bit to cover
what ever she could. Her and her friend started to
get worried now.


XxLoVemExX: Ok whatever man youre starting
to scare the living sh*t out of me.


SatanStalker: You should be afraid.


SatanStalker: You wouldnt want an ugly guy
like me touching your legs huh? I mean thats what
you just said about me with your friend like a
minute ago.


They were in shock.


Her friend: Holy crap man just block him hes a
f*cking psycho!


The girl: Ok holy crap, you think hes watching
us?


SatanStalker: I am.


SatanStalker: Well it wouldnt really matter if
you blocked me anyway; it wouldnt stop me from
coming to your house.


XxLoVemExX: What? My house?


SatanStalker: Yeah, youre alone so its not a
problem.


XxLoVemExX: Ok I think Im going to leave now
because youre freaking me out.


SatanStalker: Your screen name says love me,
trust me that wont be a problem.


SatanStalker has just signed off.


The girl and her friend were really scared. Girls


friend: Whatever lets just go upstairs trust me
I doubt hes really coming. Its just a joke from
someone.

They went upstairs and were having
a pillow fight. All of a sudden the girls friend
said she had to go to the bathroom. The girl said ok.
Ten minutes later the girl noticed that her friend
was still in the bathroom and was wondering what
was up. She goes and knocks but no one said
anything she opens it and finds her friend there on the
ground dead. She started to scream but when
she turned around he was there. News the next
morning said that there was one girl dead in
the bathroom; her neck sliced with blood all over
the ground. with her head nailed to the wall. Just
her head. If you do not repost this in the next two
minutes there will be three men, one in your bathroom,
one in your room, and one killing your parents at
thatvery moment. Tonight at 1:30am. Well what
areyou waiting for? Repost or you are going to
die!

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