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Re: Being penalized on Facebook by Site Advisor

condividete wrote:

Thank you for your interest. Btw as i wrote in the first messages of this discussion, the problem arises when a Fb user clicks on a link published on my Fb page(s) and it seems there's not a problem related to the browser (i tried latest Ie, Chrome, Opera) or the user (i asked to fb friends check it) and to see it you can, for example, go here: and click on the first link on the board...

Hi condividete,

I did as you requested. SiteAdvisor reports no problems. Even clicked on the green checkmark.

However, clicking on the link that you said to click on gives me this:

Security Alert: This Link May Not Be Safe

Facebook has teamed up with McAfee
to help protect you online. The link you are trying to visit has been identified as potentially unsafe by our trusted partner. Visit the Facebook Security Page to learn more about staying safe on the Internet.

To stay safe outside Facebook, get the free SiteAdvisor plug-in.

Protection provided in collaboration with McAfee SiteAdvisor. Learn more

     I am using Internet Explorer 9.0 32-Bit.

     Using FireFox 3.6.28, I was able to click through and view your site.

     But at the top of the page is a McAfee Bar that saids:

2012-03-17 - FireFox and SiteAdvisor.jpg

     Hopes this information helps you. I believe the links are fine, however the 3rd-party ADS may be the triggering problem for your bad rap. So to speak.

Re: Being penalized on Facebook by Site Advisor

YES, thank you, i was always talking about the warning appearing while you are "leaving Facebook".
So, you suggested about the ADS, some minutes ago i've removed ANY AD on the same page you visited. I removed also "super popup" plugin of wordpress... sigh still NO LUCK

Re: Being penalized on Facebook by Site Advisor

Today i visited McAfee Fb page and find on the "Support" Tab that a guy has this problem too...

Re: Being penalized on Facebook by Site Advisor

After stopping my links on Fb, after 1 day things have returned to normal with no warnings. This is the third or fouth time in few months that i'm forced to do this...but it seems now that the problem is surfacing among several webmasters...

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Re: Being penalized on Facebook by Site Advisor

Hi All,

This is been reported to our Site Advisor team who are looking onto this issue. We shall update you once we have more information on the same.     


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Re: Being penalized on Facebook by Site Advisor

Hi Jai, we're receiving the same false positive as well and our domain is green on SiteAdvisor's website.  It appears to only happen when user's click on links from our Facebook Timeline App. Here's an example: 0-amazon-com-gift-c...

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Re: Being penalized on Facebook by Site Advisor

The internet is full of various marketing approaches that you can utilize. Among various paid marketing platforms, I only use facebook ads management and PPC offered by experts at because these are the best ones to target niche audience. Our ads are displayed to targeted customers and that’s why the sales are increased wonderfully.

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Re: Being penalized on Facebook by Site Advisor

I would like to know if there's an option for Site Advisor where we can add a website in the trust list so Mcafeee would recognize it as "safe" in the future.

Re: Being penalized on Facebook by Site Advisor

So after 48 hours of this problem, i'm about to STOP publishing by links on FB to avoid gaining a bad reputations among users. Wonder if i should "thank" Mcafee for the money i'm losing...

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