Friending someone you39re dating
Most scammers nowadays don’t take much time to fill out all the details of fake profiles.
Whether that’s because scammers have just become lazy, or Facebook’s increased crackdown on fake profiles scared off the true scam artists, bare minimum profiles have become a standard. It means they look like they just signed up for Facebook and have liked only a couple of things. The creator of the profile put in the bare minimum effort to make the user look legitimate.
Instead, it's best to hold off on approving these types of friend requests.
Do yourself a favor and never friend an ex on Facebook, even if you are friends in real life.
So, check out the seven signs below to see whether the person you just heard from on Facebook — or any other social media site — is a fake.
A quick browse through some of my recent friend requests turned up with the girl pictured to the right.
If you weren't friends with your ex before your relationship, it's probably not a good idea to try and be Facebook friends now.
That was exactly what happened in November of last year when an adult dating site decided to spam Facebook with profiles, each of which had a status update similar to the following one: While many of the profiles were quickly removed, the spammer behind the profile spam got pretty far before anybody called attention to it.
In terms of friendship, there are several people that you should never become friends with because it will just add too much drama to your already busy and complicated life.