50 Percent of Facebook Users Could Be Fake, Youtube Updates Recommendations Algorithm, and Companies Are Spending Much More On FB and Insta
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FACEBOOK: 50 percent of Facebook users could be fake, report claims LINK
The report, written by Facebook critic Aaron Greenspan s a former Harvard classmate of Mark Zuckerberg.
He alleges that the social media giant has no way to accurately measure its true user base.
Facebook's reported metrics substantially overestimate the number of real monthly active users.
YOUTUBE: YouTube Updates Recommendations Algorithm to Lessen the Spread of 'Borderline Content' LINK
FACEBOOK WATCH: Facebook Watch Isn’t Living Up to Its Name LINK
INSTAGRAM: Facebook Instagram Stories Are Seeing a Big Increase in Ad Spend LINK
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