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The beginning of the end for social network scams & fake profiles
Brijesh Bhatt | 08 Jan 2014

"Fake Facebook friends can potentially risk user's reputation, children, properties and personal safety"

Fakeoff launched a game-changer Facebook application that protects its users from scams devised by fake Facebook users, who are mistaken for genuine "new friends".

 

Recent statistics show that at least 10% of approx. 1.35 Billion Facebook users are not authentic. In addition, there are millions of users who take fake identities and appear as regular users. Fake profiles are divided into several main groups – criminals, commercial, psychological, etc. –that can risk our reputation (identity theft), our children (pedophiles sexual abuse), our property (home break-ins) and our personal safety.

The FakeOFF application is using sophisticated algorithm to investigate the behavior of suspect "friends" and rank them according to a 1-10 credibility score. The application scans up to 365 days of timeline activity for every suspect Facebook friend and checks for abnormal activity.

As fake profiles on Facebook usually can't use authentic images on their timeline, FakeOFF also runs an image scan that searches the web for the source of the suspect image.Using the image integrity test and the timeline deep scan, the user gets a definitive  and very accurate result.

We like to think of FakeOFF as a social 'human antivirus' application that can offer users real-time protection through background profile investigations and safeguard our children from harm.

 

The FakeOFF application is idealfor single people who are looking for new relationships on Facebook, parents who want to keep their children safe online and "heavy" Facebook users who meet new people online everyday.