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Facebook's first enforcement report shows 583 mln fake accounts disabled in Q1

Wednesday 16 May 2018 | 08:30 CET | News
After opening up its Community Standards to the public for the first time, Facebook has now released a Community Standards Enforcement Report, covering six areas, including graphic violence, adult nudity and sexual activity, terrorist propaganda, hate speech, spam, and fake accounts. Most of the action taken was to remove spam content and the fake accounts used to distribute that spam. Facebook noted that while its artificial intelligence technology found and flagged many standard violations, more progress needed to be done.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Facebook
Countries: World
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