Facebook Scams

Friend requests from weird accounts, marketplace listings that seem too good to be true, profiles of people that already have profiles…these are just a few examples of Facebook scams. Phishing and other acts of fraud are rife on the world’s largest social network. 

There are a number of widespread scams on that platform, such as the many Facebook friend request scams, many of which are phishing accounts just trying to get your information.

The good news is, here is how to detect a fake Facebook website, or any other malicious site on the Internet.

Facebook Scams: List Below

Most of the Facebook scams often lead to identity theft (here is how to remove your private data from the Internet). Facebook marketplace scams are also popular, as classified ads have always attracted fraud and other illicit practices. 

You also have to be careful of Facebook messenger scams, including messages from random people. Take care in what Facebook apps you use, as many of the games and quizzes are phishing operations in disguise. 

Put this page on your friends’ list, and learn about the Facebook scams that are prevalent. See below:

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Facebook Privacy Notice Hoax

How The Facebook Privacy Notice Hoax Works A “Facebook Privacy Notice” is making its rounds on Facebook as you are reading this. Thousands of users are posting it to their profiles not knowing it is a fake. A few versions of the “Notice” are similar to another hoax scammers came up with a couple of […]

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Sephora Scam: Facebook Giveaway

Sephora Scam on Facebook: Store Closing Beware of a new Sephora scam on Facebook and TikTok, claiming that the cosmetics company is offering a giveaway due to store closing or they are having a Shopping Spree. It looks very realistic, so you need to pay attention below. What’s even worse is that the promo is […]

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Facebook Album Picture

Was Your Picture Added To a New Facebook Album? Social media is the biggest growing component on the internet today. However, with the preponderance of social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Snapchat, scams are increasing. The latest one involves the most popular networking site, Facebook. How does it work? Victims of this scam […]

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