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Think twice before taking quizzes on social media

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While some social media quizzes and surveys might be fun to take while passing the time, you may be unintentionally sharing your personal information.

SAN ANGELO, Texas — Have you ever been invited to take a quiz on social media that asks harmless questions like where your hometown is located or asking for your mother’s maiden name?

Well, these are some of the many examples of scammers ‘phishing’ for your personal information.

Experts describe ‘phishing’ as the fraudulent practice of sending emails purporting to be from reputable companies in order to induce individuals to reveal personal information, such as passwords and credit card numbers.

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