closevideo, Facebook says it has removed 3 billion fake accounts
The social media giant says most of the fake accounts were caught before they became active, but estimates of its 2.4 billion monthly active users, approximately 5 percent are fake accounts.
Facebook has released a statement, amid concerns about his decision to not remove an altered video that went viral — you invented to make it seems that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., was to push her words.
Although the social media giant, triggered a counter-reaction by, you do not reduce the vid, he said it did, you add the content-distribution, and a Declaration of renunciation, the user indicates that the video was “false”.
“We remove things from Facebook in violation of our Community standards and we do not have a policy stating that the information you post on Facebook must be true,” the company said on Friday, according to ABC7 News.
By Saturday, the video more than 28,000 comments, nearly 50,000 shares and a minimum of 2.6 million views to be had. It was posted on Wednesday. Below the video, the subtitles, a long list of articles, characterized by fact-checkers, criticized the video.
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It was Pelosi making controversial comments about Trump’s alleged behavior during a infrastructure, the meeting was cut short earlier this week.
The platform made clear that he believe that all content deserves to be sold, but allows some content, such as forms of expression.
“There is a tension here, we work hard to find the balance between the promotion of freedom of expression and the promotion of a safe and authentic community, and we believe that the reduction in the spread of fake content strikes the balance,” she said.
“But just because something is allowed, don’t be on Facebook means it should distribution. In other words, we allow the people to publish it, as a form of expression, but we are not going to show at the top of the News Feed.” The platform is also described, as it is against misleading content.
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“We are fighting against the spread of false news on Facebook in a number of ways, namely, by the removal of content that violate our Community Standards, such as fake accounts; reduction of the distribution of content that is not directly against Community Standards, but still undermines the authenticity of the platform, by demoting it in the News Feed; and the people to empower itself to decide what to read, to trust, and share, by providing them with more context, Product and advertising news literacy,” it said.
The controversy erupted amid already growing scrutiny surrounding Facebook and other social media companies and the way they treated content on their platform. Facebook and Twitter especially heat for the apparent tilt against the conservatives, as well as the content took a sponsored by the Russians during the election in 2016.
Monika Bickert, Facebook’s vice president for product policy and Anti-terrorism, said on CNN that your company is “dramatically reduced”, the video distribution and said user, the video was wrong.
“We have acted to see anyone with this video, in the News Feed, who’s going to share it with someone else, who shared it in the past-you are warned that this video is wrong,” said she.
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CNN’s Anderson Cooper pressed Bickert, why you decided to make the video on the platform.
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“We think it is important for people to make their own informed decision about what to believe. Our task is to ensure that we get accurate information and that is why we work with more than 50 fact-checking organizations around the world,” said Cooper.
She added that the company would remove incorrect information related to the current unrest, or any kind of threat to physical violence.