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4 tips to identify fake account /fb/

 

1) Profile Picture :

  • First Thing we see about any Facebook account is thier Profile Picture, If you Find any Facebook Account on your Friendlist 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
  • Goto /images.google.com Click on Camera icon which says Search by image, Click on Upload an Image, now choose the Picture you  had downloaded earlier , Now once the uploading Completes, google will show you Similar Images that already exist over internet.

2) Timeline:

  • 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 fb accounts with “Female” Genders are Fake, There are many other things to Identify Fake Facebook Account.
  • if thier photos folder shows only 1 or 2 Pictures that too of random Celebrities then probably its fake.
  • if the Person does not update Status, or if he does, the Comments does not read like his Real friends or the profile does not comments on others status,then its likely to be a Fake profile
  • The “About” tab will Give you More information about the Profile, if the “About” tab don’t show you any info about the persons profile then thats an indication about fake profile

3) Wait for 1st january:

  • This is kind of Funny, Why Would one Wait for 1st jan to Identify Fake Facebook Account, Well Fake Profile Makers Most Probably Enter 1st jan as thier birth date while creating Fake account. So on 1st Jan, Facebook will Show you People who have birthdays today. Go through that list and Unfriend them if you dont know them Personally.
  • On 1st jan 2014, i was shocked to see 28 people Having thier birthday, Guess what i performed the above Proccess.

4) Girls Profile :

  • Most of the Fake profiles are created with Girl Identity and with a Beautiful face as a Profile Picture, You may even find Cell phone Number, Girls Hardly will Share their Contact number in Public.
  • A girl Profile with Lots of Friends and Followers indicates a Fake Profile.

These were some tips to Identify Fake Facebook Account , which i wanted to share with you all, if you find any Fake profile then you and your friends can report it to facebook.

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