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 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.