Facebook ads are scams or ripoffss
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It seems as if a considerable proportion of the adverts on Facebook are either scams, or blatant ripoffs.
Recent examples : -
Wire brush attachment for strimmer for £39.95 - twice the Ebay price.
Solar powered rodent repellent devices - a little research shows that these simply don't work.
Bulb planter - for £29.95 (they sell in Lidl for £2.99!)
Giant sized inflatable model airliner with 12 foot wingspan - the video footage shows an amazingly detailed model, with semi rigid wings, however if you fork out your £29.95, you eventually get something rather more resembling a lilo with smaller lilos stuck onto it.
Every advertiser has a different website, which often vanish after a few days.
Facebook clearly don't police their advertising and won't take responsibility for what is sold, so best advice is don't ever buy anything from these adverts - and if you think it looks like a useful item, at least check it out on Ebay and Amazon first!
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