Facebook disabled 1 billion fake accounts in the past year

Social network also removed millions of posts that violate its community standards, according to new report

Facebook continued to give the public a peek behind the curtain, releasing a major report on Tuesday that announced the Silicon Valley company removed more than one billion fake accounts. Facebook also said it purged millions of posts that violate its rules in the last year.

The first-ever “Community Standards Enforcement Report,” a robust 81 pages, details the company’s efforts to weed out unsavory content, including violence and terrorist propaganda. The report accounted for the fourth quarter of 2017 and first quarter of 2018.

Here’s a snapshot of the six areas Facebook cracked down on.

Via The Wrap
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