Don’t “Like” Facebook Scams

Whenever I speak I love to give my audience the most up-to-date information I can. I was recently researching newer scams to share with an audience for a speech I was giving and came across some startling information about the fast-growing world of Facebook scams. 

 

Did you know that presently there are estimated to be over 850,000 active Facebook scams? This information comes from Bitdefender, a leading computer security firm. What’s more, a report from the Pew Research Center for the Internet, Science, and Tech in April of 2014 showed that:

 


 

Here are 3 of the top scams on Facebook:



 

Facebook and other social media sites can be a lot of fun and a great way to keep up with family and friends, but keep the 3 R’s of Scam Prevention with you at all times: Recognize, Respond, and Reach Out. 

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