Perhaps you are friends with one. It sits unread in your collection of friends and family. It may seem pretty innocuous, it may purport to speak for someone’s new dog or kitten or even their newborn baby. We’re talking about one of Facebook’s 83 million phony profiles. The BBC points us to Facebook’s SEC filing, which says these accounts are unwanted, no matter how precious:
A Long Island-based startup called Limited Run (formerly Limited Pressing) has raised concerns about Facebook ad rates and accused the company of asking for ad revenue in exchange for a page name swap. Juicy!