Facebook verified a Bitcoin scammer pretending to be Elon Musk | Engadget

The Verge has reported that the company has mistakenly verified a Facebook fan page for Elon Musk as Musks own official account. It says there: This is a fanpage, uploading tweets etc from him. But then the URL ends in "ElonMuskoffici", which indicates they're certainly pretending as if it's official. Despite Facebooks attempts at verifying suspiciously popular accounts, it isnt perfect (to say the least). Update 7:16PM ET: The page is currently "unavailable." Please enter a valid email address It's unclear if it has been deleted.
Despite Facebooks attempts at verifying suspiciously popular accounts, it isnt perfect (to say the least). The Verge has reported that the company has mistakenly verified a Facebook fan page for Elon… [+1261 chars]