Facebook has already removed 583 million fake accounts this year

Facebook admits 4% of accounts were fake

The figures also revealed that Facebook believes between three and four per cent of its more than two billion monthly active users were fake accounts. Facebook claimed that it was able to detect 98.5% of the fake accounts soon after they were created in the first three months of 2018.

It disabled 583 million fake accounts.

Facebook's internal technology flagged adult nudity or sexual content about 96% of the time before it was reported by users, according to the report.

Facebook has published official numbers on its enforcement efforts for the first time in its history.

These metrics may seem high, but when you consider the massive amount of both accounts and content that are going through Facebook each day, it's a relatively small fraction of the entirety of the social media platform.

"We're sharing these because we think we need to be accountable", vice president of product management Guy Rosen said during a press briefing on the new report.

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From October to December alone, Facebook disabled almost 1.3 billion accounts - and that doesn't even count all the times the company blocked bogus profiles before they could be set up.

The company estimated that for every 10,000 pieces of content seen on Facebook overall, between seven and nine of them violated its adult nudity and pornography standards.

Facing regulatory pressures from Congress over its role in the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, Facebook says it will double its safety and security team to 20,000 this year.

Now, however, artificial intelligence technology does much of that work.

"My top priorities this year are keeping people safe and developing new ways for our community to participate in governance and holding us accountable", said Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a post on his profile Tuesday. The company has pledged in recent months to use facial recognition technology - which it also uses to suggest which Facebook friends to tag in photos - to catch fake accounts that might be using another person's photo in their profile pictures.

Commons Culture Committee chairman Damian Collins said Facebook failed to provide "a sufficient level of detail and transparency" in its response following an appearance by chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer. Additionally, the site got rid of 21 million examples of adult nudity, 3.5 million violent posts and 2.5 million pieces of hate speech. It's detection algorithm is better at detecting some categories than others; and Facebook admits that hate speech still represents a detection problem. Facebook noted that while its artificial intelligence technology found and flagged many standard violations, more progress needed to be done. The company didn't provide a number of views, but said it was "extremely low". Facebook defines hate speech as a "direct attack on people based on protected characteristics - race, ethnicity, national origin, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, sex, gender, gender identity, and serious disability or disease".

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