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How To Easily Spot A Facebook Contest Scam

Lately I have been seeing another round of contest scams circulating around Facebook. Every few months I see people sharing some variation of the same thing. Have you ever found yourself sharing some photo promising a chance to win some epic prize? Did you win? In the recent example I saw the photo is offering free first class travel on Delta. Trust me you won't win anything by sharing it. Below are a few tips to help spot a scam before you click SHARE.

1. Does the page name have a blue check next to it. This verifies that it is a legit business.

2. Does the page have many likes? A company the size of Delta will have millions of likes not thousands.

3. Is the page name their legal name? Often fake pages add symbols or periods like Delta".

That's basically it though if in doubt just don't do it, just move on.