• Facebook says it has removed more than a billion fake accounts

    24 days ago - By Washington Post

    The company said it has also taken action against millions of posts, photos and other forms of content that violated its prohibition against hate speech, terrorist propaganda and child exploitation.
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  • Facebook says it's getting better at removing hate speech

    24 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - Facebook says it's making progress on deleting hate speech, graphic violence and other violations of its rules and detecting problems before users see them.
    The company released its second report Thursday detailing how it enforces community standards on hate, nudity and other posts. Compared with its May report, Facebook says it has doubled the amount of hate speech it detects proactively, before users report violations. The new report covers April to September.
    The report comes a day after The New York Times published an extensive report about the company's strategy it...
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  • Facebook says it removed a flood of hate speech, terrorist propaganda and fake accounts from its site

    24 days ago - By Washington Post

    Facebook said Thursday it had removed billions of fake accounts and millions of posts, photos and other forms of content that violated its prohibition against hate speech, terrorist propaganda and child exploitation, the latest sign that that the social-networking giant faces an onslaught of online abuse even as it improves its tools to spot it.
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  • Facebook says it removed 1.5 billion fake accounts in the past 6 months

    Facebook says it removed 1.5 billion fake accounts in the past 6 months

    24 days ago - By Venture Beat

    Facebook is giving more details on how it's enforcing its community standards, the day after the New York Times published an investigation about how it dealt with Russian interference.
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