What Are the Seven Biggest Social Media Scams of 2018?

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The massive rise in popularity of social platforms has led to a huge upswing in social media scams — putting a growing pool of users at risk. Facebook had 2.23 billion monthly active users as of the second quarter of 2018, while photo-sharing site Instagram hit 1 billion monthly active users by June 2018, according to Statista.

By empowering users to share and connect, social media platforms open the door for a variety of different security and privacy concerns. As any security professional will tell you, allowing your employees to use social media sites on corporate networks could make your system increasingly vulnerable.

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