Tag Archives: sockpuppets

Digital Deception: You know you’re a sockpuppet if…

You know you’re a sockpuppet
if… your profile image is of an attractive young woman wearing a bikini. Continue reading

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Digital Deception and the Law

From a legal perspective, sockpuppets are like guns. They aren’t illegal but many of the ways people use them are. As the number of unethical, fraudulent and criminal acts perpetuated by online imposters grows, state legislatures in the U.S. have … Continue reading

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Digital Deception: Sockpuppeteers

Wikipedia defines a sockpuppet as an online identity used for the purposes of deception. The Urban Dictionary has some more colorful definitions: “A fake personality, usually a ‘friend’ or ‘sister’ created by a drama queen/king for the sake of defending … Continue reading

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