Have you ever received a friend request from someone you were already friends with? Chances are that was a fake profile. According to research, there are now 11% MORE fake social media accounts created for fraudulent purposes just from the years 2014 to 2016 alone. The ramifications of this are huge. It means that it’s no longer a question of if you’ll come into contact with a fake account, but when.
Learn more about fake social media profiles in this infographic from Social Catfish.