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O'Hara Factor
Tuesday, March 28, 2006

Facebook bans fake profiles?

Today's print edition of the Wildcat contains an article from the Indiana Daily Student concerning fake profiles on Facebook. The article notes at minimum a fake profile based on sports analyist Lee Corso and a group "with a few curse words in it" according to a student.

Facebook indicates that "Fake/celebrity names are not permitted, everyone knows that you aren't Paris Hilton.", but this is the first mention I've heard of the policy being enforced.

Current bogus Facebook activity at the University of Arizona includes a group dedicated to bogus profiles, Ghengis Khan, "Chocolate Covered Strawberries", and -- my personal favorite -- Bill O'Reilly.

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