Instagram comp wants me to sign up to something then I can win a prize...maybe...

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I have a direct message on Instagram saying that I have won a prize (butterfly sweatshirt) but I have to sign up to a website in order to get it and in order to get a friend of mine to win too. It states:
" Hello ...

Congratulations !!!
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You are very lucky today

You are randomly selected as a winner based on active followers

Rewards can be claimed privately today and will be announced to the public on a specific date

How to get a prize is by checking the registration at the link sponsored by the film company below:

๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿ‘‡
https://!!!!!!/357fhGZ (no commission) 100% real.

โœ…โ˜‘๏ธ Register (less than 30 seconds to register!)

Come back here and comment "DONE" and send us the screenshots when you're done!

Don't waste this opportunity.

Thank you "

How does everyone feel about this? I feel it's a bit dodgy but I would appreciate those of whom have won stuff on Instagram to offer their experienced opinions. Been entering comps on IG all the time, for several years, but I have never won anything on the site.ย  This doesn't feel genuine to me, what say all of you?ย  Huge gratitude for any advice, many thanks ๐Ÿ™ ๐Ÿ™‚



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  • Misslayed
    Misslayed Posts: 14,283 Senior Ambassador
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    Don't even touch it with my barge pole!ย 
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  • Ktkoozal
    Ktkoozal Posts: 304 Forumite
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    That was my instinct, I just wanted to check, thanks Misslayed :)

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  • BootsMullery
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    That shows exactly why MSE do not allow shortened links, that one could take you anywhere ๐Ÿ˜ฎ Yes, do not touch it, even with Misslayed's bargepole. What comp was it?
    Bob
  • Ktkoozal
    Ktkoozal Posts: 304 Forumite
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    This was the prize, I couldn't find the original giveaway pic and post. I'm not good with Instagram, and when it comes to sharing to stories, well that just confuses me, so I don't enter those ones.
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  • BootsMullery
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    I don't use Instagram and don't know a great deal about it. I suppose it was the comp here:ย 
    It's interesring to note that on their basic front page it says "This is the official Yolotus account. Donโ€™t follow the fake one called Yolotusslondon" The only difference in the two names is the fake one has a double ss in the middle.
    Perhaps you could message the genuine one and let them know about this.
    Bob
  • Ktkoozal
    Ktkoozal Posts: 304 Forumite
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    Yes, thanks for finding it, I will send them a message, thanks for the advice. :)
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  • [Deleted User]
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    This happens regularly with instagram competitions btw. Theres little promoters can do unfortunately.ย 
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