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Don’t get scammed in 2024!

December 19, 2023



social media scams to look out for

Has your business received a notification recently or maybe multiple warnings through your DM’s or Messenger throughout 2023? You aren’t alone. Scam and hacking attempts are on the rise – if you have an account, you’re vulnerable. These hacking messages look legit, but are anything but. Below is a sample of what they may look like on your end.

Here are a few things to look for when determining if a message is legit:

  • Are there typos or misspellings? This is one of the biggest tells that a message is fraudulent
  • Is there a link to click on to seek a resolution? This is the hacker’s “in” to your account. NEVER click on the link. This is the bait.
  • When in doubt, ask us. We are happy to vet a message for you.

Below is a specific policy message from Facebook regarding Messenger notifications claiming to be from Facebook/Meta.


With over 25 years of experience, GenR8 specializes in social media, websites and lead generation through online search advertising, video and strategy. The digital marketing terrain is ever changing and it can be difficult to know what makes sense for your business or organization. This is Why GenR8 exists. We’re here to help you navigate the terrain for what’s relevant, what’s changing and how best to use these tools for your business. 


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