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Data Doctors: Beware of Facebook business manager scams

Data Doctors’ Ken Colburn gives tips on protecting your Facebook business page from scammers.

Q: I’ve been contacted by someone claiming that they want to advertise on my Facebook business page and they sent me a business manager invite to get started. Is this legit or is this some type of scam?

Scammers have long coveted Facebook business or fan pages and they have a variety of ways to trick users into unwittingly giving up control of them.

What you are describing is the most recent iteration of a scam that uses the promise of making money to trick users of Facebook business pages into giving up administrative control.

It generally starts with a private message from someone claiming they represent advertisers that want to pay you to advertise on your business page. This can come from either a Facebook or Instagram message, since they are generally both connected through

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Beware of scams on Facebook Business Manager

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Q: I’ve been contacted by someone claiming that they want to advertise on my Facebook Business page and they sent me a Business Manager invite to get started. Is this legit or is this some type of scam?

A: Scammers have long coveted Facebook Business or Fan pages and they have a variety of ways to trick users into unwittingly give up control of them.

What you are describing is the most recent iteration of their scam that uses the promise of making money to trick users of Facebook Business pages into giving up administrative control.

It generally starts with a private message from someone claiming they represent advertisers that want to pay you to advertise on your Business page.

This can come from either as a Facebook or Instagram message, since they are generally both connected through the same profile.

It’s likely that they will use screenshots

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