The email subject line: Facebook Copyright
From: Meta for Business
I’ve been having trouble with my Facebook ad account, so I opened the email.
I read it twice because I don’t post music. I was trying to see what game was afoot, since I checked the email address immediately.
The email doesn’t specify which post is offensive.
Universal Publishing Group is a real business but it is in California. I wonder why they didn’t use the right address.
I clicked the link and then laughed out loud. How could Facebook, erh Meta, not have algorithms that flag page names like this?
Meta Intellectual Property
I still didn’t see how the game worked. I couldn’t comment on the post.
But there is a link in the post.
If you think this is a mistake, please let us know.
https:// facebook-help-50051797424505. web. app/
Clearly that link is not to an official Facebook page, but what the hey. I clicked it (in an incognito browser).
That’s when I was stunned. Because they have replicated the Facebook Intellectual Property help page look-and-feel. This is where they are harvesting information.
Yes, I’ve reported it.
Here’s GoDaddy’s promo for the “app” domain.
The WhoIs for web.app in on GoogleDomains and masked. It should NOT be possible for commercial domains to mask information.
Web.App resolves to
I’ve reported it, too.
Note: you can’t report that the page is impersonating Facebook itself!