Humans are wired to go with the flow. We want to feel like a part of the group, so we often shrug off things that look like scams and don't even cross our minds that someone is trying to scam us.
Celebrity endorsements on social media, think-of-a-breed dogs from disreputable breeders, and work from freelance platforms online are just a few examples of seemingly normal things that people call out as scams.
So when Reddit user diligent-log6805 asked "What's a modern day scam that's become normalized and we don't realize it's a scam anymore?", they probably didn't expect the thread to get 68.3k upvotes. From celebrity endorsements to fake businesses that have a monopoly in their area, here are some of the best answers.