Beware! Fake social media account users to face the music

Notably, misuse of social media platforms has largely contributed to an increase in online violence affecting people of all ages. This has also turned into a major global issue.

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Do you have a fake profile on social media platforms? Beware, if you are using a fake account on any social media platforms, you may face the music of law. Yes, such activities are acknowledged as cybercrime and punishable offence, informed Odisha Police through a Tweet on Saturday.

As the Tweet read, “Making ‘Fake Profile’ of anyone or impersonation on social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc. is cybercrime and a punishable offence. You may register such cybercrimes at the nearest police station or online at cybercrime.gov.in. Beware and be Cybersafe.”