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Facebook says took down 1.3 billion fake accounts in Oct-Dec

Facebook says took down 1.3 billion fake accounts in Oct-Dec

22/3/2021 1:49:00 PM

Facebook says took down 1.3 billion fake accounts in Oct-Dec

Facebook Inc said on Monday it took down 1.3 billion fake accounts between October and December and that it had over 35,000 people working on ...

BusinessFacebook Inc said on Monday it took down 1.3 billion fake accounts between October and December and that it had over 35,000 people working on tackling misinformation on its platform.FILE PHOTO: A 3D plastic representation of the Facebook logo is seen in this illustration in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, May 13, 2015. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic//File Photo/File Photo

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22 Mar 2021 06:25PMShare this contentBookmarkREUTERS: Facebook Inc said on Monday it took down 1.3 billion fake accounts between October and December and that it had over 35,000 people working on tackling misinformation on its platform.The company also removed more than 12 million pieces of content about COVID-19 and vaccines that global health experts flagged as misinformation, it said in a blog https://bit.ly/394arNi post.

AdvertisementAdvertisementFalse claims and conspiracies about the coronavirus vaccines have proliferated on social media platforms including Facebook and Twitter during the pandemic.Facebook's disclosure of data on misinformation comes ahead of an inspection by the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce into how technology platforms including Facebook are tackling misinformation. headtopics.com

(Reporting by Chavi Mehta in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur and Anil D'Silva) Read more: CNA »

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