According To Facebook, 8.7% Of Accounts Aren’t Real.

According to Greg Finn, who spent some time looking at the Facebook officially released data, 8.7% of users (83.09 million accounts!!) were not real accounts.

They were made up of 4.8% Duplicate accounts, 2.4% Mis-classified accounts (business page set up as a profile/etc), 1.5%  Undesirable accounts (spammers).

This overall figure has grown from 5-6% in March of this year (2012).

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Ian Smith
Dr Ian Smith

32 years of marketing experience to help small businesses understand the world of website marketing.