04 June 2024

Gut Punch

With the recent headlines of a major craft retailer hitting financial trauma, fake ads are bound to surface.

During the Memorial Day Weekend, I clicked one such ad. I knew better. But I wanted to make sure. You see, it seemed like EVERYONE was tagging their sewing aficionados, and the ad had been shared hundreds of times in just a few hours.

Sure enough, the party behind the ad was NOT the business being advertised, and the ad displayed way-too-good-to-be-true sewing machines for $29.99. It made me sick to my stomach.

Of course, because I clicked the one ad, I got inundated with scores of immitations, all with merchant misspellings.

I reported every single ad. Every. Single. Ad.

Last week, I was notified by our illustrious Farcebook bots that each ad had not been removed, but I wouldn't see them anymore.

Because, we all know how critical it is that Farcebook keeps its revenues flowing.

Such an absolutely joke. Please be safe out there. Please don't go clicking ads with unbelievable offers, and definitely don't fall for them.

1 comment :

  1. Farcebook is a great name for it! Ads like these are one reason I hardly ever use it any more.


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