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According to, over HALF of the human population is using a form of social media. That means there’s a high likelihood of potential fraud and scams on these platforms.

That said, these are the top social media scams to look out for, according to Security Boulevard:

1) Lottery and gift card scams

2) Executive impersonators

3) Account hacking

4) Crypto investment scams

5) Social media phishing

6) Hidden or shortened URLs

7) Counterfeit/pirated goods

8) Quizzes or other information-mining tactics

9) Fake job postings

Have you ever fallen for a scam on social media? Which scams do you see online the most?