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Facebook launches new tool to combat scams on social media

Facebook has launched a new scam-reporting tool, as the social media giant teams up with Martin Lewis and Citizens Advice to combat the fake ads epidemic. The move comes after...

Exposed: the tricks sellers use to post fake reviews on Amazon

After analysing thousands of reviews across hundreds of products, evidence emerged of exactly how Amazon sellers have found intricate ways to ‘game’ the system.

What’s new in Which? magazine: July 2019

Which? magazine is the UK’s bestselling monthly, trusted by more than 600,000 subscribers. Packed with reviews, advice, investigations and news, our aim is to make individuals as powerful as the...

How our fake ‘scam’ ad breezed through Facebook’s approvals process

If you’re a Facebook user, it’s more than likely that you’ll have scrolled past or even unknowingly interacted with a scam ad in your news feed. These fraudulent adverts –...

Facebook and eBay urged to act on fake reviews

'Troubling evidence' of a thriving marketplace for fake online reviews was found between between November 2018 and June 2019, including a number of Facebook groups where people offered to write fake reviews, and eBay listings offering fake reviews for sale.

Facebook blocks users from checking how multiple adverts target them

The world’s biggest social media site is restricting users from finding out why multiple sponsored posts are appearing in their news feed, Which? has found. Facebook users are able to...

The facts about fake reviews

Have you been basing a buying purchase on fake customer reviews? Which? investigators reveal tricks that sellers use to mislead online shoppers

Facebook to be slapped with £500k fine for Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook to be fined £500,000 for Cambridge Analytica scandal but could have seen a much harsher fine under GDPR

Aptamil baby milk: parents demand recall

A new formulation of Aptamil powdered baby milk formula might be making babies sick, according to parents on social media, with some calling for the powdered milk to be recalled....

People feel powerless to protect their personal data on Facebook

Facebook users are concerned about how personal data is handled but feel powerless to protect it - Which? explains your rights and how to manage data

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