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Old 09-20-2017, 03:43 AM   #1
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Anyone else suffering from this Facebook problem?

For quite a while now (many months), I've been recieving friend requests from (obviously) FAKE profiles of bots/scammers pretending to be girls to bait me into their websites but I've reported them, and Facebook generally removes them pretty fast, within an hour of me reporting them.

I've talked to many of my friends and all of them suffer the same problem of getting these bots trying to get in touch. The problem is however, that I am recieving so many of these bot friend requests, its becoming a chore to report them. In the past 2 hours alone, I recieved 3 new friend requests from the fake bots, and its real annoying to always deal with them.

Anyone else experiencing a similar situation?
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Old 09-20-2017, 03:52 AM   #2
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Yes it's a wide spread problem
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Old 09-20-2017, 03:55 AM   #3
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I've honestly only had that happen to me like 2-3 times iirc. And I'm pretty sure there was one time I was sent a FR by a guy.

I think you'll get them more often if you comment on public pages and people can see your name.

I know people complain a lot about that sort of stuff on instagram as well.
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So I've watched some of April O'Neil's "videos." They were OK, the lesbian massage ones were the best ones. I skimmed through some of the others, but eh.

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Old 09-20-2017, 03:55 AM   #4
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I wouldn't even mind it so much if it was once every few weeks or something, but its become real annoying now, especially that I don't go on much anymore and when I do, there's a bombardment of fake profiles friend requests.

I'm not even the type to go public, and keep my stuff hidden/keep just to close friends but that doesn't seem to stop the bots.
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Old 09-20-2017, 03:58 AM   #5
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Do you happen to comment often on public pages such as commenting on news articles and links of major media companies? Because I don't see how else they are finding your profile so easily.
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Old 09-20-2017, 04:02 AM   #6
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Do you happen to comment often on public pages such as commenting on news articles and links of major media companies? Because I don't see how else they are finding your profile so easily.
Haven't done any of that in a milenium but I guess unliking those kind of pages could help.

Also, by the type of profiles I get friend requests from, it all seems like the work of 1-2 Plants.
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Old 09-20-2017, 04:03 AM   #7
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Not happened to me yet. I think just one person who thought I was someone else. I may have only commented on a public post about once though and a 'like' once or twice.
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Not happened to me yet. I think just one person who thought I was someone else. I may have only commented on a public post about once though and a 'like' once or twice.
I've once sent out a FR by mistake to a friend of a friend
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