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EDITORIAL ABOUT FACEBOOK & SCAMMERS

For some time we have warned of the end of anti-scam groups on Facebook.

Why? Several reasons.

  1. Posting scammers is a kind of cyberbullying – they may be criminals, but Facebook sees it that way, and that means it is against their Community Standards. Of course if you are a victim, they ignore those sames rules all the time.
  2. Fake News – most of what we and other credible sources post are viewed by Facebook as questionable. In many cases Facebook is right, those posts are complete fakes and non-sense, but how is Facebook to know?
  3. The outright hostility and insanity of some so-called anti-scam groups – we had to file criminal charges against two of them this week ourselves. They may think their extreme behavio