Action Fraud says it’s received more than 1,178 reports in three days about fake investment schemes fraudulently using Martin Lewis’s image. Have you seen them?
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Spoof Facebook accounts posing as Iceland and Morrisons have had their fake posts shared tens of thousands of times. Have you seen them?
Facebook’s vision of a parallel online existence has left me feeling cold. How do you feel about the Metaverse?
On Monday 4 October 2021 Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp suddenly went down. Kate Bevan explains what happened to the tech giant and what we can learn.
Social media memes may seem harmless fun, but they’re a boon for scammers and ID thieves according to Kate Bevan. Do you agree?
Do you realise the extent to which you’re being exposed to targeted ads? Here’s why we want to see the power put back in the hands of consumers.
Derek may have ‘only’ lost £29.93 to a fake Clarks advert on Facebook, but all scams take their toll, and these numbers add up. Here, he describes his experience.
An advert appearing on Facebook doesn’t mean the retailer behind it is genuine. Here’s why it’s important to do your research before heading to the checkout.
A scam Currys PC World page claims it’s giving away Samsung TVs for free, but the page is fake and just wants to draw you in – here’s why.
We’ve been made aware of fake adverts for Clarks Shoes circulating on Facebook. Here’s what you need to keep an eye out for to avoid being scammed.
A member of the public contacted us after following a link via Facebook Messenger to what they thought was a video. Have you been sent this scam?
Had a friend or relative get in touch out of the blue asking for money? Things might not be all they seem. Here’s why you should stay vigilant.
In April 2018, Martin Lewis felt he had no choice but to sue Facebook for libel. We explain why, and ask why Facebook isn’t doing more to prevent scams.
Were you astonished to hear the news that Facebook plans to launch its own cryptocurrency? Would you trust it with your cash?