How to Report Fake Users Profiles on Facebook. Have you ever detected any irregular doings going on in your Facebook account? Something you didn’t do for example; stuffs you didn’t post, messages you never read, comments you didn’t type, photos you did not post.
My friend, your account has been signed in by another individual. That is a fake user, which is why you have to learn how to report fake users profile on Facebook.
A fake user profile is an account being stolen or hacked from someone or in fact created by someone playing to be someone else whereas he is not. It could be an account representing a celebrity, business, or corporation. They could take the identity of a person who is a user on Facebook or someone who does not exist.
What to do if your Facebook Account is been Logged in
For someone to get into your account, he must have hacked into it – maybe through the fact you might have logged in through some websites’ Facebook login page, with that, they can get your info. A person can also get through your account and tamper with your Facebook profile if you also forgot to sign out on someone’s phone.
Facebook has ways in which you can keep track of the user operating your account when logged in to keep a close watch on the hacker, you go to your settings and enable login notifications. Any time the hacker sign into your account using any devices, you will receive a direct message from Facebook letting you know of the intruder.
You can enable a two-step login on your Facebook setting. This is full-time security but your phone number been registered must be active when signing in so as to receive the security code. Through this method, the hacker can’t access your account unless he has access to your sim card.
Moreover, if you suspect any sceptical activity in your account, you can go to ‘active sessions’ on your account. On the active sessions, you can see all previous logins, the current one along with their locations. If any found suspicious, you can end that session by clicking on ‘end activity’. You can then choose to reset your password.
How to Report Fake Users Profiles on Facebook
It is immoral for one to possess an account pretending to be someone else whereas is not. Once noticed, you can report such individual to Facebook. When such things are reported to Facebook, it will be examined and eradicated if it doesn’t abide by the Facebook community standards. Besides that, your personal info will not be disclosed.
- Go to the fake user’s profile.
- Click on the setting icon.
- Click on ‘Find Support’ or ‘Report File’.
- Go along with the instructions given to you.
Always take into account that the fact you reported such profiles to Facebook does not assure for its removal. For it to removed, it needs to go against the Facebook community standards or go against Facebook terms and condition.