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The same protection is not afforded to the victims of imposter online accounts.
Use any options that allow you to 'limit old posts' being on view.
However, as this is an unlikely reality, there are steps you can take to mitigate the risks (even though, really, responsibility shouldn’t lie with the potential victim).
Social media websites change their privacy settings often, so make sure you keep an eye on all updates to policies - this is vital for protecting yourself.
And while some social media sites have introduced methods to combat revenge porn - following a new law to criminalise it in England and Wales - it seems that, when it comes to identity theft, the burden of proof lies with the victim.
Lana was told she had to identify the accounts before either social media platform would investigate.