Lately I have been seeing another round of contest scams circulating around Facebook. Every few months I see people sharing some variation of the same thing. Have you ever found yourself sharing some photo promising a chance to win some epic prize? Did you win? In the recent example I saw the photo is offering free first class travel on Delta. Trust me you won’t win anything by sharing it. Below are a few tips to help spot a scam before you click SHARE.
1. Does the page name have a blue check next to it. This verifies that it is a legit business.
2. Does the page have many likes? A company the size of Delta will have millions of likes not thousands.
3. Is the page name their legal name? Often fake pages add symbols or periods like Delta”.