LinkedIn Blocked 11.9M Fake Accounts at Registration in the Last 6 Months of 2021

Its automated defenses removed 99.1% of spam or scam content during that period

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LinkedIn released its Transparency Report for the second half of 2021, highlighting an increase in misinformation removed from its platform, crediting enhanced automated defenses, as well as improvements in its technology to detect fake accounts.

Vice president, legal, digital safety Patrick Corrigan wrote in a blog post, “Once again, we saw record engagement on LinkedIn during this reporting period. While the majority of that content was constructive, we saw an increase in the amount of misinformation, fake accounts and other abusive content and behavior removed from LinkedIn.”




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