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Facebook Removes a Record 2.2 Billion Fake Accounts

(Bloomberg) -- Facebook Inc. said it removed 2.2 billion fake accounts in the first quarter, a record that shows how the company is battling an avalanche of bad actors trying to undermine the authe...