Facebook claims to have removed 3.39 billion fake accounts during October-March

Facebook claims to have removed 3.39 billion fake accounts during October-March

 

Facebook recently published its Community Standards Enforcement Report claiming to to have removed a whopping 3.39 billion fake accounts during the six-month period from October 2018 till March 2019.


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Facebook claims to have removed 3.39 billion fake accounts

Facebook recently released its Community Standards Enforcement Report claiming to have removed a whopping 3.39 billion fake accounts during the six-month interval from October 2018 until March 2019.

Facebook recently released its Community Standards Enforcement Report supplying the specifics of the previous quarter (Q4) of 2018 and the first quarter (Q1) of 2019.

According to the report, the social media giant claims to have removed a whopping 3.39 billion fake accounts throughout the six-month interval from October 2018 until March 2019.

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FB Removed 3.39 billion fake accounts during October-March

The world’s biggest social networking company attributed the gain in the number of bogus accounts to automated attacks by poor actors who attempt to create huge volumes of account at the same time. Most of such accounts are eliminated within minutes of being created, so they aren’t counted in Facebook’s monthly active user metrics, the company stated in the report.

Despite this, the social networking giant estimates about 5 percent of its monthly active users are imitation. Overall, Facebook said that it remains”confident” that the majority of the action and individuals on its own platform are genuine.

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Facebook claims to have removed 3.39 billion fake accounts
Facebook claims to have removed 3.39 billion fake accounts

Facebook Fake Accounts Report

Apart from this, the social media company released information about just how much of the content inspired allure from users and how much has been revived. The report also provides information concerning the quantity of posts Facebook took actions against for trying to sell products that are not allowed on its own platforms, like drugs and firearms.

The company took action on almost 1.4 million articles that attempted to sell guns and about 1.5 million articles that tried to sell drugs, according to the report.

The social network giant is also starting the usage of artificial intelligence (AI) to discover and eliminate guns and drugs related articles from the platform. Facebook also reversed itself 152,000 times from this 1.1 million appeals that it heard related to hate speech, the report added.

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