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Shopping on FB or Instagram? Here's what you need to know

Posted at 2:34 PM, Dec 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-19 16:34:44-05

Consumers today are wary about online scams and fraud, but it can be even worse around the holidays when online shopping increases and many people are searching for gifts on social media platforms. In fact, according to social advertising company Smartly.io, 76 percent of those who have purchased holiday gifts via social media ads have done so via Facebook or Instagram.

If you’re planning some online holiday shopping but have concerns about potential scams and want more information go to facebook.com/help