Facebook fights back against creepy impersonating profiles

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Facebook fights back against creepy impersonating profiles
« on: March 28, 2016, 01:11:05 PM »

It’s one of the creepiest things you can experience on Facebook.

You stumble across the profile of “another” user who appears to have stolen the details of your life – lock, stock and barrel.

They use one of your photographs as a profile picture, have stolen your name, your place of work and where you live. Maybe they have even managed to connect with some of your friends.

Their reasons for impersonating you may be complex – it could be that they are interested in stalking and harassing you, attempting to crowbar personal information our of your online friends, or wish to besmirch your character by posting messages under your name that are untruthful and potentially damaging to your career, friendships and family life.


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