Sunday, January 20, 2013
Fake Identity on Facebook
I opened an account on Facebook in the year 2008, but I have not been active continuously, only on and off.
One reason that made me do that is because I found some weird things on Facebook such as the use of photo which shows very different person, fake name, fake address, fake sex, et cetera.
For example a man from Yogjakarta tried to impress a lady friend of mine from Jakarta by claiming that he graduated from the Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. He preferred to put on his FB page the sign of Pemuda Pancasila youth organization instead of the sign of said famous University. I later learned that his name was not on the list of Indonesians who graduated from said university.
He claimed that he has written and published a book about the lady and two other women, but until now he never show or give a copy of the book and it cannot be found on Google or bookstore.
No wonder he never want to mention complete name/complete identity and does not write proper English.
Beside that man, there was also other men and women doing the same deceptive things on Facebook.
Due to the above facts, I prefer to use Twitter which only allow 140 characters text messages therefore minimizing nonsense.