Monday, October 25, 2021

Interesting facts about Facebook anonymous and fictitious accounts, learn more


Zubair Yaqoob
The author has diversified experience in investigative journalism. He is Chief content editor at
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Facebook has made some changes quietly, making it difficult for anonymous users to use the platform. If you are a Facebook user with no profile picture or basic profile information, Facebook may restrict you and require you to provide a photo and phone number for verification.

This can be seen as Facebook’s way of fighting inactive accounts and anonymous accounts that are primarily aimed at stalking people, but this does not change anything for active Facebook users who at least simultaneously upload their profile image or submit a number of their mobile phone.

However, if you have created multiple fake accounts on Facebook to check people to sign in to other apps, this is a problem. Facebook will first ask you to provide a working phone number to sign in, then you will be asked to provide an appropriate image to allow you to sign in, Interestingly, Facebook will not allow you to use the same number to link to multiple Facebook accounts.

With increasing privacy concerns on Facebook, many users have deleted their original accounts on Facebook and created fake accounts without providing any profile picture, mobile phone number, basic information or even adding one friend on the platform, using phantom profiles This is often to check your Facebook pages and even use other apps by signing in to Facebook.

However, this move through Facebook will force fictitious or anonymous account holders to verify themselves by providing their mobile phone number and original image. Making the picture and phone number mandatory for Facebook accounts means that it will be difficult for someone to post false news or pursue someone on Facebook. Platform using an anonymous account. Interestingly, Facebook allows users to download account data, so if someone does not want to provide their mobile phone number and picture, they can sign out of the platform and take a copy of their data on Facebook.

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