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Fake Identities

A LinkedIn contact pointed out to me that I had accepted an invitation from someone with a fake LinkedIn profile. I investigated the matter further and found out that, sure enough, that person was pretending to be someone he’s not. So, from now on I have a strict policy of not adding anyone I don’t know, which is the whole point behind LinkedIn but human nature and my curiosity took over, I guess.
I did remove that person from my contacts, but this incident got me thinking about these people and what pushes them to create fake identities. Of course, cyber crime exists and there are a lot of people online who mean harm. However, I never expected that I must take care in selecting the people I connect with on what is, supposedly, a professional network.
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