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Facebook has already removed more than 2 billion fake accounts this year

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Facebook’s fake account problem keeps getting bigger.

The company is removing more fake accounts than ever, taking down more than 2 billion accounts so far in 2019 alone, Facebook disclosed in a new transparency report.

Company executives said there’s been a sharp uptick in the number of fake accounts created this year. There were 2.19 billion accounts removed during the first quarter of 2019, nearly double the 1.2 billion removed during the fourth quarter of 2018.

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Facebook reveals more details on AR glasses in new patent

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We may still be years away from Facebook’s augmented reality glasses becoming an actual product, but we now know a little more about how they might work.

A new patent filing reveals additional details about Facebook’s AR glasses, including how they might handle audio. The patent, originally filed in January but published Thursday, describes a “cartilage conduction audio system for eyewear devices.” 

The glasses’ overall design is similar to what we saw in a previous patent published in…

Mark Zuckerberg reportedly made a fake, racist social media profile in Cameron Winklevoss’ name

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If you believe Ben Mezrich’s reporting, young Mark Zuckerberg was a huge asshole. Like, the make a fake and racist social media profile for someone you don’t like kind of asshole. 

The author of The Accidental Billionaires, the 2009 basis for Aaron Sorkin’s The Social Network, is back at it again with some wild claims about the Facebook CEO’s early days. Specifically, while promoting his latest book on The Jim Rome Show, Mezrich alleged that Zuckerberg once made a fake online profile for…

Mark Zuckerberg reportedly made a fake, racist social media profile in Cameron Winklevoss’ name

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If you believe Ben Mezrich’s reporting, young Mark Zuckerberg was a huge asshole. Like, the make a fake and racist social media profile for someone you don’t like kind of asshole. 

The author of The Accidental Billionaires, the 2009 basis for Aaron Sorkin’s The Social Network, is back at it again with some wild claims about the Facebook CEO’s early days. Specifically, while promoting his latest book on The Jim Rome Show, Mezrich alleged that Zuckerberg once made a fake online profile for…

They Put Celebs in the Baby Filter

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Tesla hires the ‘absolute unit’ meme guy to run its social media

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Tesla has reportedly hired Adam Koszary, former program manager for the Museum of English Rural Life, as its new social media manager.

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They Put Celebs in the Baby Filter

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Facebook data reportedly helps companies guess your credit score

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Facebook may know even more about your personal life than you think.

Some advertisers are able to use Facebook-provided data to target ads based on a user’s credit score. This is all according to a new report in The Intercept, which raises fresh questions about the company’s data sharing deals.

The tool in question is called “Actionable Insights,”, which Facebook uses to share data about its users’ mobile devices with telecom companies. Facebook stated the tool’s goal is to help carriers…

Facebook data reportedly helps companies guess your credit score

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Facebook may know even more about your personal life than you think.

Some advertisers are able to use Facebook-provided data to target ads based on a user’s credit score. This is all according to a new report in The Intercept, which raises fresh questions about the company’s data sharing deals.

The tool in question is called “Actionable Insights,”, which Facebook uses to share data about its users’ mobile devices with telecom companies. Facebook stated the tool’s goal is to help carriers…

Facebook data reportedly helps companies guess your credit score

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Facebook may know even more about your personal life than you think.

Some advertisers are able to use Facebook-provided data to target ads based on a user’s credit score. This is all according to a new report in The Intercept, which raises fresh questions about the company’s data sharing deals.

The tool in question is called “Actionable Insights,”, which Facebook uses to share data about its users’ mobile devices with telecom companies. Facebook stated the tool’s goal is to help carriers…