The Facts Behind Facebook's Fake Accounts

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There's been a lot of gossip about fake Facebook accounts. Are they detracting from the user experience? Could it pose a long-term problem for the world's largest social network?

Fool contributor Daniel Sparks thinks that it could certainly present a problem for Facebook's business if Facebook accounts were truly prolific on the platform. In the video below, Daniel cuts through the gossip and looks at the facts. Surprisingly, Facebook's problem with fake accounts doesn't look too bad. Even better, it doesn't look like the problem is getting worse.

But is it a problem worth keeping an eye on? Find out in the video below.

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