Top Instagram Scams You Need to Be Aware of (And How to Avoid Them)


When a new platform becomes popular online, there will always be people who will try to use it to take advantage of others – and that’s the case for a lot of websites like YouTube, Reddit, and Instagram. 

Instagram is one of if not the most popular social media networks right now, and that means there’s a lot of potential for cybercriminals to scam people who are just looking to have a good time on the platform. 

Believe it or not, there are quite a few scams going around on Instagram.

Sure, some might be a bit too obvious, but others are pretty hard to tell if they’re real or not.

If you love using Instagram, here are seven of the most popular Instagram scams you should be aware of.

Instagram Scams

Phishing DM Scams

Phishing is a really old scam method in which a person pretends to be someone else to gain the victim’s trust. They usually impersonate a company to…

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