Facebook just shut 583 million fake accounts: Here's the main reason

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Facebook axed 583 million fake accounts in the first three months of 2018, the social media giant said Tuesday, detailing how it enforces "community standards" against sexual or violent images, terrorist propaganda or hate speech.

Responding to calls for transparency after the Cambridge Analytica data privacy scandal, Facebook...

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Published on May 15, 2018 -  00:39
Facebook Disables Millions of Fake Accounts
Facebook has removed 583 million fake accounts in the first quarter of 2018. Those fake profiles accounted for about a quarter of the social networkโ€™s entire user base. According to Facebook's vice president of product management, 6.5 million fake accounts were created daily during the first three months of 2018. But most of those accounts were disabled within minutes after being flagged as spam.

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