Cleaning up fake profiles on Facebook

When you get friend requests from fake profiles on Facebook, you need to do this to help stop the spammers / scammers / phishers from suckering other people.

  1. Open the profile of the friend request.
  2. Click the 3 dots next to the ‘message’ button.
  3. Choose "Report".
    Choose "Report" | DaveTavres.com
  4. Choose "Report this profile", and click Continue.
    Choose "Report this profile", and click Continue | DaveTavres.com
  5. Choose "This is a fake account", and click Continue.
    Choose "This is a fake account", and click Continue | DaveTavres.com
  6. Click "Submit to Facebook for Review", then click Done.
    Click "Submit to Facebook for Review", then click Done | DaveTavres.com
  7. At the top of the page, click "Delete Request", then click "Mark as Spam".
    At the top of the page, click "Delete Request", then click "Mark as Spam" | DaveTavres.com