Facebook fake accounts
Facebook nixes billions of fake accounts
Amid growing efforts to create fraudulent accounts, Facebook said it has stepped up its defences and often removes the accounts within minutes of their being created.
These fake accounts, which help artificially boost the popularity of certain accounts, "have been running rampant on social media platforms," James said.296 days ago
Facebook had already shut down most of those account, and blocked the rest after an internal investigation, according to Gleicher.373 days ago
Instagram also said it will allow the use of third-party apps such as DUO Mobile and Google Authenticator for two-factor authentication to help users securely log in to their accounts.451 days ago
The company said on Tuesday it had removed 32 fake pages and accounts from Facebook and Instagram involved in what it called 'coordinated inauthentic behaviour.'475 days ago