Well, there is a lot of settings inside facebook you can control your privacy. But, however one can still download your pictures and share over internet. Facebook did a lot to make things private but however “save image as” option under browser is something which is out of facebook. Thus, how to prevent your Facebook Profile Picture to be used by others or in Fake Ids. Let’s see it below.
How to Find Fake Facebook Profile Pictures
Step#1: Go into your facebook account and open profile picture of you. If possible enlarge it.
Step#2: Right Click on your profile picture and select “copy image location”.
Click on camera icon to open a dialog box
Step#4: Paste your copied image URL in the box as shown here.
Step#5: Your Image will be searched here and list of other sites or facebook profile will be displayed here which is using the same image.
But, Hey! wait we are still not done.
Step#6: Write “facebook” along with the attached image in the box.
It is so easy to find, isn’t it? well, I suggest you to search your older profile photo as well. If you find any user who is using your profile picture without your consent, then do something on your behalf. The other thing you can do on your behalf is to use facebook’s “Report/Block” option to force the fake account deleted.
#1: First go to the profile of the person using your picture. Click on settings box and select “Report/Block”.
#2: The Box which appears will now ask you for the reason you want it to block. Select appropriate reason as submit.
#3: After confirming select some other appropriate option and you are done now.
Only one Report/Block will not help you much, we @codemink suggest you to ask your friends to Report/Block that fake account following the same steps and selecting the fake account as “pretending to be someone I know.
Other Things which you can do to is to publish a post on your timeline as a status stating “Hey!, This person is using my profile picture and is fake. Report this account as it is pretending to be me. http://www.facebook.com/###”
This is how you can protect yourself and your profile. We request you to share this post with your friends as much as you can so that they come to know what they can do to save themselves. If you have any other idea do share with us. (like this Post if it really helped you).