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If you're using one of those dodgy social media services that promises you more likes and comments and a thin veneer of internet popularity, you might be trading away more than you think. A security company has found thousands of otherwise legitimate Facebook accounts -- ones that signed up for a boost in their own online presence -- leaving spam comments promoting the service on popular Facebook pages.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

If you're using one of those dodgy social media services that promises you more likes and comments and a thin veneer of internet popularity, you might be trading away more than you think. A security company has found thousands of otherwise legitimate Facebook accounts -- ones that signed up for a boost in their own online presence -- leaving spam comments promoting the service on popular Facebook pages.