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Facebook and Twitter are growing into the mainstream

The row over a fake Nancy Pelosi video shows platforms are no longer disruptors, but incumbents, gatekeepers and publishersIn the first three months of 2019, Facebook removed about 2bn fake accounts from its servers. This is roughly equivalent to all the legitimate accounts the company has on... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-02 13:00:38 UTC ]
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Facebook shuts down billions of fake accounts

Social media giant says it has seen a "steep increase" in the creation of abusive, fake accounts. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2019-05-23 21:23:34 UTC ]
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More Data on Content Moderation Won't Silence Facebook’s Critics

Facebook’s latest report lays out the sheer scale of its battle against fake accounts, spam, and other abuses. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2019-05-23 21:09:55 UTC ]
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Some Facebook content reviewers will focus solely on hate speech

Facebook isn't just interested in cracking down on fake accounts. While discussing the firm's latest Community Standards Enforcement Report, company VP Justin Osofsky revealed during a call that the social network will run a pilot program where some... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2019-05-23 18:11:00 UTC ]
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