Horrified by Facebook? Fright Writer Stephen King Deletes Account, Suggests Others 'Follow Me'Best-selling author Stephen King has quit Facebook after voicing concerns about false information and privacy. His Facebook profile has since been deleted
Facebook Says It Removed 3.2 Billion Fake Accounts In 6 MonthsFacebook says it removed 3.2 billion fake accounts from its service from April to September, up slightly from 3 billion in the previous six months.
Facebook Removes 3 Billion Fake Accounts, But How Many Missed?Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday.
Facebook Says It's Better At Detecting Rule ViolationsFacebook said it's making progress on detecting hate speech, graphic violence and other violations of its rules, even before users see and report them.
Facebook Removes Another 800 Pages And Accounts Ahead Of MidtermsJust weeks before the US midterm elections, Facebook announced Thursday that it had removed more than 800 pages and accounts that the company said violated its rules "against spam and coordinated inauthentic behavior."
Twitter Stock Tanks On Fears Of Fake Account CrackdownWashington wanted Twitter to crack down on fake accounts. Now Wall Street is worried Twitter has gone too far.
Lawyers: Wells Fargo Created About 3.5 Million Fake AccountsLawyers suing Wells Fargo on behalf of customers say the bank may have opened about 3.5 million unauthorized accounts.
New Accounts Down In Wake Of Wells Fargo Fake Account ScandalWells Fargo is still seeing fewer people at its bank branches as well as a decline in checking-account openings as the scandal over its sales practices takes its toll.
Wells Fargo Fined $185 Million For Fake Accounts Used To Meet Sales GoalsCalifornia and federal regulators fined Wells Fargo a combined $185 million on Thursday, alleging the bank's employees illegally opened millions of unauthorized accounts for their customers in order to meet aggressive sales goals.