It is easy to clone & impersonate an existing Facebook user account with the same profile photos & invite other contacts to become friends a second time. While everyone should be cautious on social media, quickly reporting a fake account is helpful as malicious links are often soon sent using Facebook Messenger
- Go to the fake profile. If you can’t find it, try searching for the name used on the profile or asking your friends if they can send you a link to it.
- Click under the cover photo and select Find Support or Report Profile.
- Follow the on-screen instructions for fake profiles to file a report.