Facebook has ramped up its efforts against fake and bot profiles on the platform. "We’ve made improvements to recognize inauthentic accounts more easily by identifying patterns of activity — without assessing the content itself," Shabnam Shaik, a technical program manager with Facebook's Protect and Care Team, wrote in a note published on the platform. The new changes analyse posting and messaging patterns on the platform to weed out fake profiles. "We’ve found that when people represent themselves on Facebook the same way they do in real life, they act responsibly. Fake accounts don’t follow this pattern, and are closely related to the creation and spread of spam," the note further claimed. The improvement is part of Facebook's effort to reduce the distribution of misinformation, spam or false news on Facebook. It has been under fire since the 2016 US presidential election for spreading fake news…
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