Tips and Tricks for Identifying Fake Profiles on Social Media
Together with the rapid growth in the use of social media, there has been a dramatic increase in the creation and use of fake social network accounts. In 2019, Facebook announced that it took down 5.4 billion fake accounts. The company estimates that as much as 5% of all their monthly accounts are fake.
In this report, Verint’s web analysts share primary indicators for detecting fake entities and verifying authenticity of specific posts.