BrandShield’s social media ad/paid ad scam solution

BrandShield’s enhanced social media ad and paid ad protection solution is designed to make sure your company is not a victim of digital scams in advertisements. Our unique solution has been meticulously developed to deliver unparalleled detection and takedown capabilities, ensuring you achieve maximum security on external paid ads and social media ads. Combined with our advanced brand protection capabilities, our paid ad protection solution has become the most effective product on the market.

Common Use Cases:

  • Phishing
  • Trademark Infringement
  • Counterfeit Sales
  • Unauthorized sales

Common Platforms Used:

  • Social Media Ads
  • Paid Ads
  • Websites

Why Choose BrandShield’s Social Media Ad/Paid Ad Solution?

Complete Social Media Monitoring

BrandShield’s crawlers scan and detect scams on all major social media platforms. BrandShield scans the entire internet, not just social media, to ensure that hidden accounts, advertisements,  and sleeper scams will be detected via a linked website, ad or mobile app.

Expanded Website Coverage

Automate constant monitoring of major social media platforms, especially the ones you struggle with the most.

Takedown experts

A proactive detection identifies and answers potential threats before they can cause any damage. It is used to detect malicious activity, phishing, impersonations, and other cyber-attacks.

Tailored program

Utilize in-depth analysis to connect with other scams on social media or otherwise. Finds scam networks and removes them at once.

Advanced Brand Protection

Remove scams and fakes from social media as soon as possible, to prevent the content from being seen or shared by others. This also prevents the forming of scam clusters.

Speed matters

It is key because it will save precious time and resources. It is primordial to identify your most essential burning points and focus on taking them down.

Did you know? Google Ads Edition


Advertisements were blocked or removed by Google for violating their misrepresentation policy.


Advertisements were blocked or removed by Google for violating their financial services policy.


Publisher pages were blocked from running ads because they were violating misinformation policies.

The consequences of social media ad/paid-ad scams

For your business

  • Revenue loss
  • Reputation loss
  • Customer churn
  • Legal liability
  • Cyber security breaches

For your customers

  • Money loss
  • Account takeover
  • Viral malware spreading
  • Misinformation

Want to know who is running scam ads on your brand?

Common Social Media Ad/Paid Ad Threats


refers to a deceptive tactic where scammers pay to have their fraudulent online advertisements appear on social media or web pages. The goal is to lure individuals into clicking on the malicious link and unknowingly providing their sensitive information.

Trademark Infringement

occurs when scammers misuse a registered trademark, logo, or brand name in their online advertisements without authorization. This deceptive practice is intended to mislead consumers into clicking on the ads, potentially leading to fraudulent transactions or misleading offers

Unauthorized Sales

This happens when scammers use deceptive advertisements without the permission or authorization of the legitimate brand or business owner to lure unsuspecting consumers into making purchases, often for counterfeit or substandard goods.

BLOGUnmasking Deceptive Ads: Protecting Brands from Paid Ad Scams on Social Media and Search Engines

In our blog we uncover the ins and outs of paid ad scams on search engines or social media platforms. Learn more about paid ad scams, why they are trending, and most importantly what companies should do to protect their brand including conducting forensic analysis, using AI to take down these scams, and choosing the right vendor.


Case-study with a leading outdoor clothing retailer

Over the decades, this brand established itself as a qualitative and successful apparel brand. But as the interest in the brand grew, so did the scams. Several trademark infringements and unauthorized sales cases arose, resulting in reputation damage and numerous complaints from customers.

They decided to take a stand against these attacks and contacted BrandShield. In one month, we detected and removed 302 Facebook ads and 411 counterfeit sites. In total, 99.5% of all fake social media ads, posts, and pages were successfully removed.

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Be in Control

Gain full control by learning what is out there and what is harmful for your company.

Detect Clusters

BrandShield’s detects ad clusters to remove multiple ads with a click of a button.

Enforcement Experts

Experienced and knowledgeable enforcement managers analyze your company threats to determine efficient course of action.

Best Practices

BrandShield’s best practices are based on our vast experience. Tailored strategy is developed with each customer exclusively to best fit customer needs.

PPC Compliance

Make sure your affiliates do not expose you to legal actions and regulatory fines by manipulating ads and messages.

Advanced Detection

Detect disguised linkages, cloaking, regional, national and cross-border compliance violations.

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