One of the things I love about Facebook is that I don’t get any spam through the system. Sure, I get some friend requests from people I don’t really know and periodically get asked if I want to become a Zombie or a pirate.
I was quite surprised to get a friends request from “Sun Startup Essentials,” a fictitious profile setup to promote Sun.
Clicking on Sun’s name leads to a profile page touting free software and discounted hardware:
It doesn’t seem to be a VAR looking to drive traffic. At the same time, I find it hard to believe that Sun would do something so stupid. But the fake account is in Sun’s Facebook network.