Somehow, hackers obtained access to a number of Facebook verified accounts, which they are now utilizing to spread Facebook-centric frauds by pretending to be legitimate Meta service providers.
The risk seems to have increased because of Meta’s new Meta Verified program, which makes it possible for anyone to earn a blue checkmark on Facebook and IG. Scammers may have been alerted to the possibilities of this change because the verification checkmark on Twitter accounts now vanishes when you alter your profile name or photo.
Meta’s systems ought to be more robust in this regard, especially when it comes to displaying advertisements, and this is not a ringing endorsement of its security features. Users should exercise caution.