We often get many unknown friend request on Facebook and if we find it appealing we try to add them in our friend list. But before adding them to your friend list verify if the friend request that you are accepting is a real or a fake one.Here are some of the best ways that can detect a fake facebook account.
Best Ways to find if a Facebook Account is Fake
i)Login to Facebook account and just drag and drop the profile pic to the Google Search Image page.For eg yesterday i got a friend request from unknown account.I tried to find out if it is real or fake account.I found the account is fake.
ii)If you find that the search results displays many similar images then the account is a fake one.This is one of the best way to find fake Facebook friends.
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2.More Global friends
Just check their friend list to find if they have more Global or Local friends.If you find if they have more Global friends compared to local friends then that may be a fake account.
3.Fewer Same Gender Friends
Check if they have more no of friends of opposite gender.It is likely that a fake account will never add more friends of same gender.
4.Less Status Updates
Look for their status updates and comments.If he/she hasn’t updated for a long time, it means their profile is likely to be fake.A fake account updates very few no of times.
5.Profile With One Pic
Check out all the photos in their facebook profile.A fake account will usually have one photo in their whole profile pic.They will never keep any pics taken with their family, relatives and friends.
Check the names in their friends list their names usually contains unusual or some foreign names.for e.g fiamma, anjanteee
7.Attractive Profile Pic
A fake profile usually add interesting and glamorous profile pic to attract people.A fake profile usually adds a picture of celebrity, models or cartoon as their profile pic because they do not want to reveal their identity.
Look at their recent wall post to check if they have like any other pages or joined any group.
9.Inadequate or Incorrect Information
Check their work ,education and contact information.If you find there is no clear information regarding school, college or workplace then it is quite clear the account is fake.A fake account will never provide valid contact information.
10.Too Many Friends
A fake account have more no of friends than the real users.Fake account usually have five times more friends compared to other real users.
i)Just open your facebook account and click http://www.fbchecker.com and download the application.
ii)Open the FBChecker and login with your Facebook credentials.
iii)Open the profile page of the unknown person who has send you friend request.
iv)Click the analyze profile on the FB Checker.
v)Just check the box and it will display the result with profile meter.If the meter does not point to OK then the photo is likely to be fake.
12.Facebook Join Date
Check the date when he/she has joined Facebook.If you find they have lot of friends in a short span of time, it is quite clear that the account is fake.