YouTube Account Upgrade Scam?

Spam is really getting out of control! This is one of the reasons why I don’t like Facebook although this post is based on what appears to be a fake YouTube email Facebook accounts get hacked all the time and some people have some very personal information on their Facebook accounts. Anyway this was the email I received from “YouTube” If you get one I highly recommend deleting it. I also highly recommend that you do not click on any of the links!

Fake YouTube Account Upgrade email

the “xxxxx” was me taking out my email address.


Hi there madmanmoffa,

You created a YouTube account for [email protected], but haven’t completed the signup process. Complete your registration and upgrade your account by clicking the link below:

Once you’ve upgraded, you’ll be able to login to YouTube using the same account you use for all other Google sites.

If you’re having trouble and need some help, please visit the YouTube help center.

Thank you,
The YouTube Team


Looks like a YouTube scam to me

Maybe this is not a scam but it sure looks like one. I’ve been receiving emails from friend’s accounts that have been hacked and spam emails from other social media sites. Personally I recommend not opening these emails and not clicking on any unfamiliar links.

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