Thursday, June 15, 2017
Another phony Facebook tool put me where I wasn't
The latest instance that personally touched me is shown above. It just popped up on my Facebook page. The problem with it? Although I have heard only nice things about Maria Papa and her More Perrecca's restaurant in Schenectady, I never have met her, and never been in her establishment.
This is one of many phishing tools Facebook uses to create click bait: i.e., drive user traffic to its gazillions of pages and get paid by advertisers based on how many they can dupe.
So, sorry, Maria. I don 't blame you. Just be careful of Facebook.
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Staff William M. Dowd at 1:44 PM