Study: 40% of user accounts on social networks are spam
Impermium, a company dedicated to the fight against spam (junk messages that have not been asked), revealed an interesting statistic regarding the number of users that exist in social networks, indicating that large numbers of user accounts that are in these portals are false and are made solely for the purpose of distributing spam.
Reportedly, 40% of the accounts on services like Facebook and Twitter are created by people who distribute this kind of advertising, which would be more effective than e-mail sent, and no surprise, since many times one is obliged looking at this type of content news feeds from social networks.
This is noteworthy considering that Facebook has 800 million users, so we have to start believing that this figure is quite inflated.
Despite this negative fact, of all the messages communicated by 8% is spam, so apparently this 40% of fake users are not doing their job well. Fortunately for us.Advertising, Facebook, impermiuim, Internet, Social Network, Social Networks, Spam, Trash, Twitter