Fakebook: The story of forged Facebook accounts

Facebook recently released its Q4 2019 report, where they acknowledged reaching around 2.5 billion monthly user base. This figure is 2% more from the 2.45 billion recorded during the Q3 of 2019. Their count for daily active users also reached 1.66 billion, also up 2% from the 1.62 billion in the third quarter of 2019.

When it came to revenue, Facebook’s growth has slowed down. According to reports, the net income was only $7.3 billion, with 7% year-over-year growth. This number is significantly lower when compared to the 61% growth observed during the year of 2018.

Apart from the revenue and user figures, Facebook also highlighted the number of fake and duplicate accounts hosted on the social media platform. In quarterly report, the social media estimated that the proportion of duplicate accounts is around 11% of the total monthly active users. This means that approximately 275 million profiles (out of 2.5 billion monthly active users) on Facebook are duplicated or copied.

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