LinkedIn Pulled the Plug on 21.6 Million Fake Accounts in the First Half of 2019

98% of them were uncovered via the professional network’s automated defenses

19.5 million of the fake LinkedIn accounts were prevented from being created at registration melkerw/iStock

LinkedIn said it took action on 21.6 million fake accounts during the first half of 2019.

@9Number9 David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.