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Facebook Filled With 'Fake' Accounts

  • BuzzFeed, Thursday, May 17, 2018 9:45 PM

An investigation by BuzzFeed finds that buying “fake” Facebook accounts is pretty easy. “Across Facebook there are countless … dummy accounts with partially written backstories, a small posting history, and a photo gallery of real people taking real selfies,” it writes. “They trade hands in a vast web of fake-account marketplaces, where, for a small sum, any interested marketer, scammer, or troll can amass a legion of seemingly human profiles capable of outwitting Facebook’s detection.”


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