Facebook's new account verification system: A new way to get rid of Imposters | Facebook's new account verification system | Scoop.it

While Facebook is the No. 1 Social Media site with nearly 1 billion users yet there are about 83 million Facebook accounts that are fake. You never know, some imposter might have created a fake account in your name and would probably be using it. Facebook is now following the footsteps of Twitter to differentiate the authentic account from fake accounts. When you do a Facebook search for the name "Justin Bieber" several pages shows up - this includes the original page and the page created by imposters. The same is valid for personal accounts. But what differentiates this from authentic accounts is the "verified" badge -