Facebook Closes 583 Million Fake Accounts

Credit: Wochit News
Published on May 16, 2018 - Duration: 00:32s

Social media giant Facebook has shut down 583 million fake accounts.

Facebook also increased its moderation of spam.

It took action on 837m pieces of spam.

Facebook also moderated 2.5m pieces of hate speech, 1.9m pieces of terrorist propaganda... 3.4m pieces of graphic violence and 21m pieces of content featuring adult nudity and sexual activity.

The move comes after increased criticism of Facebook's handling of spam and illicit content.

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Facebook Closes 583 Million Fake Accounts

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