Facebook says it deleted 1.3B fake accounts in six months; fake accounts are being created, probably for commercial purposes, faster than Facebook can delete

Facebook says it deleted 1.3B fake accounts in six months; fake accounts are being created, probably for commercial purposes, faster than Facebook can delete


Siva Vaidhyanathan / New York Times:

Facebook says it deleted 1.3B fake accounts in six months; fake accounts are being created, probably for commercial purposes, faster than Facebook can delete  —  Sheryl Sandberg’s testimony to Congress revealed that fraudulent pages are being created as fast as the social network can delete them.