Fake Accounts

AP
May 23, 2019 - 9:48 am
Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday. Nearly all of them were caught before they had a chance to become "active" users of the social network. Nonetheless, Facebook's new report didn't say how...
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Associated Press
July 31, 2018 - 9:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook says it has uncovered "sophisticated" efforts, possibly linked to Russia, to influence U.S. politics on its platforms. The company says it removed 32 accounts from Facebook and Instagram because they were involved in "coordinated" behavior and appeared to be fake. The...
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