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How has DD's fan used a private Facebook pic of mine?

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Corialanusburt Mon 01-Aug-16 23:33:33

Is it a person or just some sort of computerised spam?
DD has a account. Tonight I noticed that someone had liked every single thing DD has posted and made some benign comments e,g. You're cool. I then spotted that this person had used a section of one of my Facebook photos as their profile picture. This photo is only available for my friends to see.
I am a bit spooked now. How has this happened? Any advice appreciated.

DrownedGirl Mon 01-Aug-16 23:37:05

Is it a sock puppet set up by DD?

Corialanusburt Tue 02-Aug-16 00:03:04

Very unlikely. I don't think she'd think of doing that.

LowAMH Tue 02-Aug-16 00:14:29

I bet your dd has done it to make her page look more popular

Corialanusburt Tue 02-Aug-16 00:17:21

I want to know now but she's asleep. She's only 10 so not sure she'd have gone to the trouble. I clicked on their profile and they'd followed 4 other people with same unusual first half of user name as her.
If she's not done it herself, what else could account for it?

DrownedGirl Tue 02-Aug-16 07:39:22

You could contact them directly?

DrownedGirl Tue 02-Aug-16 07:48:01

I think it will be something like this

Corialanusburt Tue 02-Aug-16 17:11:48

You were all right, the monkey!! She had created the profile herself.

jollo Wed 17-Aug-16 14:15:38

I'd never heard of but we got a safeguarding warning from school that it was widely used by child sex offenders for grooming children.

youngestisapsycho Wed 17-Aug-16 14:26:53

I was going to say, you can set the privacy so only friends she approves can see her videos. I did this with my DD and she was not to accept anyone she did not know. She got bored of it in the end though and doesn't use it anymore.

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