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Christopher A. Coons

Facebook crackdown on fake accounts isn't solving the problem for everyone

Facebook crackdown on fake accounts isn't solving the problem for everyone

Katie Greenman's Facebook profile mirrors all the things the 21-year-old Texas college student loves: Cute animals, exotic travel and left-leaning political issues, like immigration reform and gun control.

But there is another Katie Greenman on Facebook - created by strangers and copying her full name, photos, hometown and old workplace - that shares only ideas celebrated by President Donald Trump, including an image showing Hillary Clinton in federal prison. The fake account's profile picture: A selfie of the real Greenman, sunbathing.

"My gosh, what the heck? That's scary," Greenman said when a Washington Post reporter showed her the fake account. "That's...

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