Internet scams – why do people keep falling for them?


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The internet is a great way to stay informed about what is going on in the world around us. News, celebrity gossip, personal updates from friends, almost everything we want or need to know is available online – usually via social media.

In between all the useful information is a lot of misinformation however. Hoaxes and scams continue to circulate online – and there’s a very real risk you could be caught out.

Momo, Instagram and more

Almost every day a new story goes viral. Take the Momo Challenge for instance, where parents and concerned individuals began sharing stories about a terrifying new “game” that was targeting young children and which could turn fatal.

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