Fake Facebook Accounts these days is proving be a new Trend on Facebook. Almost 20-30% of total Facebook accounts are found to be fake even more, and this number is to be increased in future. Fake accounts on Facebook are mainly Created to Spam all over Facebook account to Spread Viruses, hacking Facebook account,some of them uses for fun and even for advertisement. These days we are getting so many friend request specially by girls, but there is no way to identify that account is fake or original.
Its been clarified that Facebook can’t recognize Fake Facebook Accounts and delete them all manually,and one should not expect it from Facebook because of some crystal clear reasons. But yes they have some sort of strategy to block your account if you send lots of Friend requests to Unknown People and if you post or Comment spam Links over and over again. Facebook Catches you and then next time when you try to Login again, it asks you to Identify Photos of Friends, this is where Fake Account Users Get Caught easily.
Do you know?
An estimated one of every 10 dating profiles online are fake, and more than $50 million is lost to romance scams annually, according to the FBI.
But this Don’t Stop Spammers to Create another Fake Facebook account, so in this article we will be discussing some tips that will help you to Identify Fake Facebook Accounts easily. So that common people don’t fell in their Traps, Report that Account to Facebook which will Help to Make Facebook Safer to all of us.
– This is kind of a Funny statement why would one wait for 1st January to recognize Fake Facebook Accounts. Well Fake Profile creators most probably enter their birthdays on 1st Jan while creating Fake account. So on 1st Jan, Facebook will Show people who have birthdays today i.e 1 Jan 2015. Go through that list and Unfriend them if you don’t know them Personally i.e Face to Face.
– On 1st Jan 2015, i was shocked to see 28 people Having their birthday, Guess what i performed the above Procedure.
2) Contact mobile number in Girls Profile
-Most of the fake profile will have its contact number in the info section of profile, but as you know hardly any girl give its phone number in the public, so the account must be fake.
–The Facebook timeline of a Facebook accounts says a lot about that Profile. Most Fake Profiles have “Female” as a gender, this doesn’t Mean all Facebook accounts with “Female” Genders are Fake, there are many other things to recognize Fake Facebook Account.
–The “About me” tab will Give you much more information about the Profile, if the “About” tab don’t show you any info about the persons profile then that’s a clear indication about Fake girl profile.
– If their photos album shows only 1 or 2 Pictures that too of random Celebrities then its obvious her profile is fake.
–If it’s one thing we know about people on Facebook, they tend to overindulge information if anything. Fake Facebook accounts on the other hand hardly ever update their status once you’ve accepted their friend request. Becoming your friend alone gives them limited access to your information, which they seek more than your friendship.
4) User Activities
-Have a look on the suspect activities, if the person is just going to add new friends and had no page liked or any joined group then it must be a fake account. As the user just want to add as many as friends to just increase its user to promote something later.
5)Girls Profile Picture :
–First Thing we see about any Facebook account is their Profile Picture, If you Find any Facebook Account on your Friend list suspicious, first thing you will do is Use Reverse Image Search. This helps you find out if Similar Pictures are available on Internet. First Download the Profile Picture of the account you find suspicious
–Go to Google images Click on Camera icon which says Search byimage > Click on Upload an Image, now choose the Picture you had downloaded earlier. Now go to that profile, right click on image and click on copy image URL >Now once the uploading Completes, google will show you Similar Images that already exist over internet. If search images does not matches profile picture then the profile is real and if it didn’t then consider it as a Fake profile.
–A girl Profile with Lots of Friends and Followers indicates a Fake Profile.
What To Do With Fake Internet Accounts
The best thing to do if you suspect a false Internet contact or fake Facebook accounts friend request is to simply ignore it. Sometimes even responding with a ‘no thanks’ gives the person behind the account proof of life that you’re an active account. On the other hand, if you believe this fake account could pose a threat to others, report them on facebook.
By these tips and tricks one can easily recognize Fake Facebook Accounts Easily . Make sure that you must not be confirming the request of any of fake accounts as this might be any scammer which may be targeting you. if you find any Fake profile then you and your friends can report it to facebook. Be alert and share this method with all your loving ones to alert them also.
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