Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Facebook Says It Deleted 865 Million Posts, Mostly Spam - The New York Times

More spring cleaning

"On Tuesday, the Silicon Valley company published numbers for the first time detailing how much and what type of content it takes down from the social network. In an 86-page report, Facebook revealed that it deleted 865.8 million posts in the first quarter of 2018, the vast majority of which were spam, with a minority of posts related to nudity, graphic violence, hate speech and terrorism.

Facebook also said it removed 583 million fake accounts in the same period. Of the accounts that remained, the company said 3 percent to 4 percent were fake."
Facebook Says It Deleted 865 Million Posts, Mostly Spam - The New York Times
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