Are you on Facebook? So are scammers. Here are some of the most common con jobs on Facebook you should watch out for and how you can tell if you’re being scammed.

While various social media platforms have popped up over the years, Facebook remains one of the most popular of them all. Case in point, per its most recent Earnings Report, Facebook has more than 2.85 billion monthly active users. Of course, this attracts all flavors of scammers who are looking to make a pretty penny at the expense of the unsuspecting users. And even though Facebook has multiple defensive measures in place to stop scams from making their way to users, some, inevitably, make it through the cracks.

In this article, we’ll look at some of the most common ways scammers try to dupe Facebook users out of both their personal data and money.

Phishing scams

 

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