Facebook has announced that it has excluded 2.2 billion fake accounts in the first three months of 2019. The record shows the company's attempts to keep its platform free from counterfeit accounts and illegal activities conducted through these pages. social network of the world.
The company has confirmed that it will take this step every 3 months and, from now on, to Facebook and Entgram.
According to Euronews, in the fourth quarter of 2018, it canceled more than 1 billion fake accounts and about 583 million accounts were deleted in the first quarter of last year, noting that these ghost accounts were removed several minutes after their creation, before let someone see it and let the company know about it.
She confirmed that in the first quarter of the year the company eliminated more than 1.5 million fake pages promoting illegal acts such as drug sales and arms trading.
In a report published by Facebook, the third version of the community report on law enforcement standards, the company's efforts to combat this phenomenon and the large amounts of ghost accounts being created are cited.
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's chief executive, said the company significantly increased spending to monitor its products (pages on the site).
It is noteworthy that the number of active users of the site "Facebook" monthly about 2.38 billion users.