‘Like’ farming and share scams – what’s it all about?
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This is a guest article written by Rebecca Moran. The more likes and shares you get on a post, the higher your post and profile are ranked — this results in being exposed to even more users. Of course, pages like this are against Facebook rules and if found out or reported the pages are immediately removed. So, who is there to report these pages?
5 ways to keep your Instagram profile safe
Web sleuth Tom Ilube sprung a surprise on two mother and daughter pairs each with a passion for using social media. He caused a few raised eyebrows when he shared the information he gleaned from their online activity in just a couple of hours. Whenever you're about to post something online, pause and just imagine someone in authority, someone you respect, reading that post or looking at that photo. If that feels uncomfortable, don't do it.
Instagram is a great way to share filtered snapshots of life's highlights, but like anything on the internet, it has attracted its share of bad actors, from online harassment to hackers and scammers. Don't let that scare you away from the Facebook-owned social network, though. Instagram has introduced a number of features intended to secure your account; here are nine ways you can make yours safer. If you're worried about someone potentially hacking your account and posting on Instagram without your authorization, setting up two-factor authentication is a must.