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  1. Sockpuppet

    A sockpuppet is an online identity used for purposes of deception. The term, a reference to the manipulation of a simple hand puppet made from a sock, originally referred to a false identity assumed by a member of an Internet community who spoke to, or about, themselves while pretending to be another person. The term now includes other misleading uses of online identities, such as those created to praise, defend or support a person or organization, or to circumvent a suspension or ban from a website. A significant difference between the use of a pseudonym and the creation of a sockpuppet is that the sockpuppet poses as an independent third-party unaffiliated with the puppeteer. Many online communities attempt to block sockpuppets.

How to pronounce sockpuppet?

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    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say sockpuppet in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sockpuppet in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sockpuppet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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