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    Here's a warning for anybody who sees this sales offer on Facebook.

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    papa_umau
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    Here's a warning for anybody who sees this sales offer on Facebook.

    Post by papa_umau on Tue 09 Oct 2018, 11:58 am

    I recently bought a tracker called XY Findit from an American firm.

    I have been looking for a low-cost tracker for many years and when I saw this item being touted on Facebook I looked into it and thought I should buy one.

    The company that you should avoid is called XY FINDIT

    When reading the advert it seemed to suggest that by using this tracker you could find anything that had been lost or stolen. The fact is that if the item that was holding the tracker was OUTSIDE the Bluetooth range of this thing it simply did not work.

    I thought it could connect to the closest mobile-phone tower and would then pin-point the tracker on the map supplied by the software downloaded into the XY Find it app.

    I am sorry to say that it does not work like that.

    A total waste of money

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    Well folks, you have been warned.

    I now plan to take this up with Facebook so that it is no longer advertised on it's pages.


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    Re: Here's a warning for anybody who sees this sales offer on Facebook.

    Post by zathrus on Thu 11 Oct 2018, 11:15 am

    Thanks for that Paps.

    Mind you, I would never buy anything advertised on my mobile phone.
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    Re: Here's a warning for anybody who sees this sales offer on Facebook.

    Post by papa_umau on Fri 12 Oct 2018, 12:28 pm

    That's a good policy, but mind you, one might expect that Facebook would vet such sales before allowing them to use their airspace for advertising.


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    Re: Here's a warning for anybody who sees this sales offer on Facebook.

    Post by Angie baby on Sat 13 Oct 2018, 11:28 am

    I spotted that one on Facebook last week but I just surfed on by.

    Did it not say that it used Bluetooth in the ads as I cannot remember ?
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    Re: Here's a warning for anybody who sees this sales offer on Facebook.

    Post by papa_umau on Sun 14 Oct 2018, 11:56 am

    Bluetooth was mentioned in very small print in the middle of the blurb, but they never made clear that mobile phone connections would be required to make it work.


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