Comment: Woman’s Business Is Cloned On Instagram – Fighting The Scammers

The BBC reported today about a woman whose business was cloned on Instagram and she had to spend a lot of time “fighting to save her company’s reputation”.

Full story is here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-54026002


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Chris Hauk, Consumer Privacy Champion,  Pixel Privacy
September 14, 2020
Customers that do business with companies and individuals via social networks also need to remain alert.
Unfortunately, Facebook, Instagram, and other social networks have left it up to their users to fight the evil cloners of the world. This means social media users need to remain alert, periodically taking steps to investigate any clones of their social networking accounts. I suggest doing periodic searches for similar usernames, doing reverse Google image searches for any images you have posted, ....
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