Fake Facebook Profiles and How to deal with them

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Fake Facebook Profiles and How to deal with them

Post by dracostrike » Mon Feb 02, 2015 7:29 am

One of my friends found out that someone has tried to make a fake account in a different name but with everything to do with him, including profile picture and likes. He has posted a status about it and got people to report the account but what would you do in this circumstance?
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Re: Fake Facebook Profiles and How to deal with them

Post by moonsaber » Mon Feb 02, 2015 7:57 am

Report it for identity theft?
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Re: Fake Facebook Profiles and How to deal with them

Post by dracostrike » Mon Feb 02, 2015 8:03 am

moonsaber wrote:Report it for identity theft?
Issue is since they did not use the same name, we cannot report them for that, despite using his profile picture and other such available info on his account.
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Re: Fake Facebook Profiles and How to deal with them

Post by moonsaber » Mon Feb 02, 2015 9:44 am

dracostrike wrote:
moonsaber wrote:Report it for identity theft?
Issue is since they did not use the same name, we cannot report them for that, despite using his profile picture and other such available info on his account.
It's still identity theft?
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Re: Fake Facebook Profiles and How to deal with them

Post by sgtc1 » Mon Feb 02, 2015 10:21 am

ewww gawd, i hate situations like that and people like that. >_<

anyways i'd probs do what draco did looooool.
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Re: Fake Facebook Profiles and How to deal with them

Post by dracostrike » Mon Feb 02, 2015 11:08 am

moonsaber wrote:
dracostrike wrote:
moonsaber wrote:Report it for identity theft?
Issue is since they did not use the same name, we cannot report them for that, despite using his profile picture and other such available info on his account.
It's still identity theft?
Technically anything you post to Facebook under your privacy settings can be used by others if the settings allow them to see it, including photos, etc.
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Re: Fake Facebook Profiles and How to deal with them

Post by moonsaber » Mon Feb 02, 2015 4:48 pm

dracostrike wrote:
moonsaber wrote:
dracostrike wrote: Issue is since they did not use the same name, we cannot report them for that, despite using his profile picture and other such available info on his account.
It's still identity theft?
Technically anything you post to Facebook under your privacy settings can be used by others if the settings allow them to see it, including photos, etc.
No No, only Facebook itself has the right to use it.
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Re: Fake Facebook Profiles and How to deal with them

Post by dracostrike » Mon Feb 02, 2015 5:42 pm

The profile page was not removed since it did not violate their Community Standards.....

Yeah, the visit is going to happen this week now.
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Re: Fake Facebook Profiles and How to deal with them

Post by moonsaber » Mon Feb 02, 2015 5:51 pm

dracostrike wrote:The profile page was not removed since it did not violate their Community Standards.....

Yeah, the visit is going to happen this week now.
Then you can take them to court and sue their ass.
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Re: Fake Facebook Profiles and How to deal with them

Post by dracostrike » Mon Feb 02, 2015 5:53 pm

moonsaber wrote:
dracostrike wrote:The profile page was not removed since it did not violate their Community Standards.....

Yeah, the visit is going to happen this week now.
Then you can take them to court and sue their ass.
That requires unnecessary time and effort plus I have no money for lawyers.
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Re: Fake Facebook Profiles and How to deal with them

Post by sgtc1 » Mon Feb 02, 2015 7:25 pm

dracostrike wrote:The profile page was not removed since it did not violate their Community Standards.....

Yeah, the visit is going to happen this week now.
that'll be fun. and hilarious. how are u gonna approach this? or say? looool. what if they just dont let u in? XDD
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Re: Fake Facebook Profiles and How to deal with them

Post by dracostrike » Mon Feb 02, 2015 8:08 pm

sgtc1 wrote:
dracostrike wrote:The profile page was not removed since it did not violate their Community Standards.....

Yeah, the visit is going to happen this week now.
that'll be fun. and hilarious. how are u gonna approach this? or say? looool. what if they just dont let u in? XDD
Very simply, we hide the car and bust his ass :P

Actually only one person will go up to the door and politely ask if he knows why he is there. He will give me the reason why and ask why he did it <-This is what we want to know.

If he, at any point, closes the door on him, then I am allowed to pull a prank on him. These pranks are rather extreme, ranging from covering his entire front garden with discard fruit (I eat boatloads of the stuff) to putting dog poo underneath his car door handle. The last one I did was fill an entire room with giant balloons, sound bad? The guy needed to find his lecture notes and I had scattered them throughout the room, including in balloons.
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Re: Fake Facebook Profiles and How to deal with them

Post by sgtc1 » Mon Feb 02, 2015 8:11 pm

dracostrike wrote:
sgtc1 wrote:
dracostrike wrote:The profile page was not removed since it did not violate their Community Standards.....

Yeah, the visit is going to happen this week now.
that'll be fun. and hilarious. how are u gonna approach this? or say? looool. what if they just dont let u in? XDD
Very simply, we hide the car and bust his ass :P

Actually only one person will go up to the door and politely ask if he knows why he is there. He will give me the reason why and ask why he did it <-This is what we want to know.

If he, at any point, closes the door on him, then I am allowed to pull a prank on him. These pranks are rather extreme, ranging from covering his entire front garden with discard fruit (I eat boatloads of the stuff) to putting dog poo underneath his car door handle. The last one I did was fill an entire room with giant balloons, sound bad? The guy needed to find his lecture notes and I had scattered them throughout the room, including in balloons.
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Re: Fake Facebook Profiles and How to deal with them

Post by Zanrith » Mon Feb 02, 2015 9:22 pm

Or you could just not use facebook
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Re: Fake Facebook Profiles and How to deal with them

Post by MysticJhn » Tue Feb 03, 2015 12:28 am

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Word of advice; do not attempt to hunt down and vandalize someone in reality because they trolled your friend's Facebook.
That will only end badly for everyone involved.
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