Fake Accounts News
Elon Musk announces Twitter to roll out feature to identity ‘associated’ organisations
Since completing the Twitter deal, Musk has made a flurry of decisions that have been aimed at tackling fake accounts on Twitter that has millions of daily active users
Facebook removes hundreds of fake accounts linked to Iranian exile group, troll farm in Albania
The accounts posted content critical of Iran’s government and supportive of Mujahedeen-e-Khalq.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Centre asks citizens to be vigilant against fake UPI IDs on PM-CARES fund; Delhi Police initiates legal action
Some unscrupulous people are trying to make money by creating fake Unified Payments Interface (UPI) IDs of PM-CARES.
Aadhaar linking case: HC says no to order of linking social media accounts with Aadhaar, PAN
HC says it would lead to data of genuine account holders going 'unnecessarily' to foreign countries.
Facebook removes fake accounts from Russia, Iran that were spreading misinformation
Facebook identified and removed 93 Facebook accounts, 17 Pages and four Instagram accounts for engaging in coordinated inauthentic behavior.
Twitter, Facebook dismantle China-based campaign to undermine HK protests
Twitter suspended operations that appeared to be a coordinated state-backed effort originating in China.
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Facebook's AI detects 97% of all prohibited content but there's a lot more to do
Facebook is also using AI to identify personal ads, pictures, and videos that violate its regulations.
Twitter removes suspicious accounts in attempt to make followers tally more accurate
Twitter is under pressure to tackle its problem of fake users, which are a turn-off for investors.
Facebook is 'better prepared' for elections, even for India: Mark Zuckerberg
Zuckerberg outlines the main efforts that Facebook is focused on to prevent election interference.
LinkedIn working to combat Chinese espionage activity targeting its users
LinkedIn said it’s partnering with law enforcement agencies after uncovering fake LinkedIn profiles
Facebook alerts Congress, public about a possible meddle in 2016 Russian elections
Facebook has long been secretive about the details of how it runs its social network.
Trump and Obama lose followers on Twitter as it removes fake accounts
Several high-profile users were set to experience a drop in the number of their followers on Twitter
As Twitter cracks down on fake news, users to see drop in follower counts
Over the years, Twitter has locked accounts when it detected sudden changes in account behaviour.
Twitter blocks polling app MyVoteToday's account over behavioral issues
MyVoteToday in a poll asked people who they want to be silenced and listed names of CMs and others.
Twitter suspended over one million accounts daily to curb misinformation: Report
Twitter suspended more than 70 million accounts in May and June, and the pace has continued in July.
Facebook reportedly acquiring London-based AI startup Bloomsbury
Facebook recently announced that it was using AI to remove posts from its platform
Myanmar's hardline monks to dodge bans on Facebook and target Rohingya Muslims using the social media platform
Facebook has designated several radical Buddhist groups like Ma Ba Tha and several prominent monks as "hate figures", blocking them from the platform.
Facebook admits that there are up to 270 million fake or duplicate accounts on its platform
Around two-to-three per cent of its 2.1 billion monthly users in the third quarter of 2017 were "user-misclassified and undesirable accounts", Facebook said.
Maharashtra minister Chandrakant Patil says at least 10 lakh bank accounts of state farmers fake
Maharashtra revenue minister Chandrakant Patil on Tuesday said at least 10 lakh bank accounts of farmers are fake and will not get any benefit of the loan waiver.