The short answer as to whether you should be afraid or not, even if you have since unfriended the bogus user, is “possibly”.
If you’re straight, and you have gay friends, then it’s very likely that you will have gone “Ooh, what’s that?
” at Grindr, the location app which lets men find other men with whom to engage in all manner of sexual activity at the drop of a GPS arrow.
Of course, stalking, spamming, spreading malware and identity theft can all occur on Facebook without creating a bogus account.
It’s also important to realise that cybercriminals have often hijacked genuine users’ accounts to spread these sorts of attacks too.
When you’re a teenager, you are warned not to confuse sex with intimacy.