Tag Archive: clickbait

Aug 10

Disney clickbait pops up again

Disney clickbait

Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York is getting reports again of Disney clickbait on Facebook. Scammers take advantage of well-known brand names in order to gather your personal information or access to your accounts and devices. Facebook has recently taken steps to cut back on the amount of clickbait that shows up in your …

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May 23

More fake coupons popping up

Another week means more fake coupons popping up on social media. Have you seen that Kohl’s coupon offer on Facebook? ┬áIt’s a clickbait scam. Scammers are again posing as a well-known retailer to try and get people to click on the link, possibly opening themselves up to malware. All of the tell-tale scams signs are …

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Feb 02

How to spot clickbait

You see your friends sharing too good to be true coupons, but do you know how to spot clickbait on Facebook? From free airline tickets, to gift cards and free Disney trips, Better Business Bureau gets calls from people who see the clickbait in their Facebook newsfeeds. You may think it is from a company …

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