Social Media  Shopping Scams

When it comes to social media folks always need to be cautious. Social media is a very effective way for businesses to get the word out about their products, but you need to do your research before purchasing an advertisement. Pamela Hernandez with the Better Business Bureau says that her company sees a lot of folks get scammed by purchasing advertisements online, and most of these advertisements say they will give to a fake charity.

Hernandez says your best judgment should help you come across a couple of red flags.

If you still need help deciding if it’s a scam advertisement or a real item you can visit BBB. com or BBB .com/ScamTracker