My Facebook profile ended up being taken to have times on Tinder – and there’s nothing I am able to do
Whenever a fraudster utilized her Facebook pictures to setup online that is fake accounts, Lana Price assumed that the internet sites is willing to assist her stop them. As it happens, she couldn’t have already been more incorrect
By Kara Gammell
12:03PM BST 07 Might 2015
Whenever Lana Price* received a text from a buddy in London saying he would seen her photos on Tinder, she assumed it was a laugh.
It wasn’t until her friend delivered her a screen shot of a woman known as ‘Lilly’ from the app that is dating she started initially to worry.
The Cardiff-based 27-year-old had never opened a Tinder account and hadn’t visited London for months, generally there had been no mistaking that this is an imposter.
“I was horrified”; she said. “Every second that passed, I became more focused on exactly what harm this fraudster might be doing to my image”.
Lana is self-employed and her professional Facebook profile is connected to her individual one, so merely deactivating her account wasn’t a choice, because it would harm her company.
In addition to this, she actually is in a relationship. So some body situated in London and utilizing her image to attract males, made her feel profoundly uncomfortable.
“we hate the very thought of guys taking a look at my photo and reasoning we’m looking to connect. If my buddies have experienced these records with my face on it, whom else has?
“I’m currently in a relationship, the last thing I would be doing is searching on a site that is dating. It really is jut therefore awful. “
Right away, she emailed the app’s customer care group to see should they can offer any assistance. Keep reading