Inauthentic accounts are nefarious individuals pretending to be something they are not to deceive their followers and audience, or automated accounts (bots) developed to behave as humanly as possible with the intent to deceive. Bad actors use inauthentic accounts to sow discord and cause chaos on social media platforms, and they are often used to engage in targeted harassment and toxic trolling.
What are inauthentic accounts? Print
Modified on: Sat, May 16, 2020 at 5:12 PM
Did you find it helpful?Send feedback
Sorry we couldn't be helpful. Help us improve this article with your feedback.