Nobody likes Facebook scams. Not one bit. But as you can clearly see from this article, Facebook may not be doing quite enough to help curb the problem. Some might even argue, that Facebook allegedly encourages the behavior of promoting these crazy things!
Then the above linked article makes a fantastic point – Facebook users are not really good for ad placement where a product is being sold. And based on ad research I have done with Facebook myself, I would be inclined to agree.
Thankfully there has been a real push by legitimate advertisers on Facebook recently that is showing signs of potentially overtaking the crap-factor seen in Facebook’s past. With any luck, this will stick for the mainstay. No matter what though, it is going to pay to keep your eyes peeled