How To


When you realise there's a copy of your personal Facebook profile out there, pretending to be you and sending friend requests to your friends... reporting an imitation profile only takes a few seconds.

Here's a short video to show you how followed by written step-by-step instructions:

Step 1:  Go to the fake profile.

Step 2:  Click the 3 dots button (under the blue 'add friend' button).

Step 3:  Click 'Find support or report profile' in the menu that pops up.

Step 4:  In the next pop-up menu, select 'Pretending to be someone' and then tell Facebook who is being imitated.

Further resources:

    Facebook's help article on this topic.

    Facebook's help article on reporting an imitation Business Page.