It’s against the Facebook Community Standards to maintain more than one personal account. If you want to represent your business, organization, brand or product on Facebook, you can use your personal account to create and manage a Page.
Can I have a second Facebook account?
Because a Facebook account is tied to a unique email address, anyone can start a second account as long as a unique email address is provided. Accounts are completely separate and do not share friends, photos or applications.
How does Facebook know if you have multiple accounts?
During the registration and later on when you actively use these accounts, Facebook still can detect multiple personal accounts by using digital fingerprints. These are registered every time you’re active online and can expose your web browser’s identity.
Why do I have a second Facebook account?
When one (or several) of your friends send you a message telling you they think your Facebook account has been hacked, it’s likely because they’ve received a friend request from a profile that appears to be yours. … Facebook has a term for duplicate profiles: cloning.
Can two Facebook accounts have the same phone number?
1 Answer. Yes, you can use the same phone number or address in your contact information. However, you can’t verify multiple accounts with the same number.
Can someone track a fake Facebook account?
Our social media investigators hear this question a lot: Is it possible to trace online accounts? Unfortunately, the only real answer is: it depends. While we have successfully been able to trace many fake accounts, it is almost always an uphill battle.
Can I delete my Facebook account and start a new one?
A Facebook account that’s permanently deleted can’t be retrieved; therefore, all of the information in the account is lost completely. Emails associated with the account are no longer attached to it, which means you can use them to create a new account anytime.
Does Facebook block IP addresses?
The reason Facebook sometimes blocks accounts using VPN is because it also keep lists of IP address ranges that are for know for VPN usage. Facebook checks your IP address every time you log in. It’s one of the ways they confirm that you really are who you say you are.
Can you have 2 Facebook accounts with the same email?
Although you technically cannot create two separate Facebook accounts from one email address, you can use Facebook as two or more separate entities from the same Facebook account. Facebook allows you to create Pages for business, which can be managed from your personal profile account.
Why would someone set up a fake Facebook account in my name?
The profiles tend to post links to dodgy websites, share spam, boost a group’s followers or lure other people into sharing information or sending money. Many of the fake accounts appear to be built by copying, or “scraping,” the photos and biographical details from users’ Facebook profiles.
How do I set up a fake Facebook account?
Go to Facebook.com and select Create New Account. Use a fake first and last name, fill in your email or phone number, add a fake birthday and gender. Make sure not to use any of your real details to avoid accidentally revealing your identity. Select Sign Up to confirm.