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Facebook removes over 2 billion fake accounts in Q1

Friday 24 May 2019 | 09:10 CET | News
Facebook reported a sharp increase in fake accounts on the social network in the first quarter of 2019 and last quarter of 2018. In its latest report on standards enforcement, the company said automated, scripted attacks have resulted in more of these accounts making it past initial detection. It estimates in total around 5 percent of its monthly active users were fake accounts. 

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Countries: World
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