Data Doctors: Beware of Facebook business manager scams

Data Doctors’ Ken Colburn gives tips on protecting your Facebook business page from scammers.

Q: I’ve been contacted by someone claiming that they want to advertise on my Facebook business page and they sent me a business manager invite to get started. Is this legit or is this some type of scam?

Scammers have long coveted Facebook business or fan pages and they have a variety of ways to trick users into unwittingly giving up control of them.

What you are describing is the most recent iteration of a scam that uses the promise of making money to trick users of Facebook business pages into giving up administrative control.

It generally starts with a private message from someone claiming they represent advertisers that want to pay you to advertise on your business page. This can come from either a Facebook or Instagram message, since they are generally both connected through

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Innovative Technology Solutions and eCare21 Begin Business Relationship That Benefits Patients, Doctors

Two healthcare technology leaders, Innovative Technology Solutions (ITS) and eCare21, have announced they are establishing a partnership for at least the next three years. ITS will provide the service desk for eCare21 staff and clients to ensure they receive the best possible support using the eCare21 applications and devices.

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“Our eCare Virtual Care solution is quickly being recognized as vital for patient care and essential for their doctors,” said Pete Stevenson, COO of eCare21, which is headquartered in Tampa, FL. “Our partnership with ITS helps us serve both patients and physicians. The ITS service desk is scalable and reliable, and brings strategic focus, experience and the necessary processes and tools to enable our growth.”

Founded in 2014, eCare21 has grown into one of the nation’s leading virtual care management companies. eCare21’s proprietary software enables physicians to use off-the-shelf healthcare

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