Facebook deletes 583M fake accounts, HTC debuts blockchain phoneIn today's major tech news, Facebook deletes 583 million fake accounts, Twitter uses behavioral signals to beat trolls and HTC's first-ever blockchain phone.
This is CNet and here are the stories that matter right now. [MUSIC] Facebook deleted over 583 million fake accounts in the first three months of the year. Which is more than a quarter of the companies 2.2 billion monthly active users. Facebook says it's dealing with over six and a half million attempts to create fake accounts everyday But insists that the company's AI is helping manage the situation. [MUSIC] It's no secret that Twitter has a big troll problem but now the company says it will be using behavioral signals to combat them. Twitter's algorithms and human reviewers will now utilize behavioral trademarks and actions to better understand specific trends on the network, In an effort to better police everyday interactions. The company says early testing has lowered abuse reports by 4%. [MUSIC] And finally, HTC's new Exodus phone is the first major device dedicated to blockchain encryption, the same security tech that forms the base of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Etherium. The Exodus doesn't yet have a price, but HTC is taking reservations right now. [MUSIC] You stay up to date with the latest by downloading CNET Tech Today app in the Apple or Google Play store.