Social Media User? Expect to be Targeted by Holiday Shopping Scammers

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The Street

By Brian O’Connell Don’t click on any social media holiday shopping deals without checking credentials first. The holiday shopping season is here and, as recent trends show, more Americans are likely to engage digitally when buying gifts for friends, family and co-workers. Increasingly, shoppers are skimming through social media sites like Meta Platforms’ (META) – Get Free Report Facebook , Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter to rack up some holiday sales discounts. While most social media shopping ads are legitimate and do offer good discounts, there are disturbingly increased incidents of bad act…

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