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Who owns that Instagram account? You may need to figure out if that profile is fake or trustworthy, and this wikiHow article will teach you how to find out who owns an Instagram account.

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Investigate the profile.

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    Looking at their follows, followers, comments, and mentions might give you a lead to who they are. You might recognize some of the names that they follow and who follow them, so you can then determine who they might be.
    • Fake profiles tend to have little to no followers and follow lots of other accounts.
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    Checking out their photos should show you a consistent identity. For example, if the profile has friends from Russia and is all about Russia, but features a profile image that looks tropical, this profile may not be honest.
    • A fake profile tends to lack pictures with more than one picture of someone.
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      This article was written by Darlene Antonelli, MA. Darlene Antonelli is a Technology Writer and Editor for wikiHow. Darlene has experience teaching college courses, writing technology-related articles, and working hands-on in the technology field. She earned an MA in Writing from Rowan University in 2012 and wrote her thesis on online communities and the personalities curated in such communities. This article has been viewed 12,990 times.
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