Meta Warns of ChatGPT Scams On Facebook and Instagram

There's a thin line between hype and fraud.

OpenAI's ChatGPT program against Instagram logo backdrop
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ChatGPT is the latest technology craze, building off the same kind of hype cycle that built Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies into household names. But as with crypto, there's a thin line between hype and outright fraud. 

Meta Platforms is sounding the alarm about new ChatGPT scams that exploit the growing buzz to separate users from their money and private information. 

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Ben Demers
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Ben Demers manages digital content and engagement at Kiplinger, informing readers through a range of personal finance articles, e-newsletters, social media, syndicated content, and videos. He is passionate about helping people lead their best lives through sound financial behavior, particularly saving money at home and avoiding scams and identity theft. Ben graduated with an M.P.S. from Georgetown University and a B.A. from Vassar College. He joined Kiplinger in May 2017.