Fake Accounts

'Fake accounts' were seeking justice for Sushant Singh Rajput, probe on: Maharashtra Minister

Mumbai Police sources have said that there may be around 80,000-1,00,000 such 'fake accounts' created on various social media platforms after Sushant's death on June 14.

Oct 06, 2020, 13:47 PM IST

Twitter removes thousands of fake accounts from UAE

Twitter has announced that it has shut down more than 4,000 fake accounts from its website. The company said that the suspended accounts were actively involved in a 'multi-faceted information operation' targeting Qatar and Iran, while favouring the Saudi government.

Sep 21, 2019, 11:33 AM IST

Russia used Facebook to try to spy on Macron campaign: Sources

Facebook said in April it had taken action against fake accounts that were spreading misinformation about the French election. 

Jul 27, 2017, 11:00 AM IST

Mamata Banerjee accuses BJP of distorting her views using fake accounts

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday accused the BJP and its sister organisations of distorting her views and opinions and misleading the people by using fake accounts on social media.

Apr 19, 2017, 20:15 PM IST

Facebook targets 30,000 fake France accounts before election

Facebook says it has targeted 30,000 fake accounts linked to France ahead of the country's presidential election, as part of a worldwide effort against misinformation.

Apr 14, 2017, 17:36 PM IST

Twitter has huge fake account networks

Computer scientists have found massive collections of fake accounts on the micro-blogging site Twitter, suggesting that one person or a group is managing these accounts.

Jan 25, 2017, 12:12 PM IST

IT department sends notice to Axis bank branch over fake accounts case

IT department sends notice to Axis bank branch over fake accounts case. Watch the full segment for more details.

Dec 16, 2016, 23:34 PM IST

Beware of cyber predators: Dangers of virtual world!

Simply to gain followers and increase their social base, people don't hold back before adding and/or accepting requests of complete strangers.

Feb 13, 2016, 17:56 PM IST

Social media portals do no provide fake account data: Govt

There have been complaints made by people in the past about fake accounts created in their name on social media sites, Communication and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said.

Aug 11, 2014, 15:32 PM IST

Alia Bhatt confirms her Facebook pages are fake

Actress Alia Bhatt decided to squash all the Facebook Pages that are running using her name. The actress took to using her Twitter account to set the record straight.

Mar 22, 2014, 22:35 PM IST

FakeOff app to detect bogus Facebook accounts

As instances of cyber impersonation on social networking sites rise, an Israel-based start-up has developed an application, FakeOff, that helps to identify fake accounts on Facebook.

Jan 28, 2014, 21:24 PM IST

Now, software to unmask fake Twitter accounts

Status People’s software divides followers into the fake, the inactive and the good.

Aug 26, 2012, 17:24 PM IST