Facebook may have over 100 million duplicate accounts globally: report

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Facebook further said the estimations of duplicate or false accounts ‘may not’ accurately represent the actual number of such accounts and the social website is continually seeking to improve ability to identify duplicate or false accounts and estimate the total number of such accounts, and such estimates may change due to improvements or changes in its methodology.

Worldwide mobile MAUs increased 34 per cent to 1.01 billion as of March 31, 2014 from 751 million as of March 31, 2013. In all regions, an increasing number of MAUs are accessing Facebook through mobile devices, with users in India, Brazil, and the United States representing key sources of mobile MAU growth over the first quarter of 2014, as compared to the same period in 2013.

Worldwide Daily Active Users (DAU) increased 21 per cent to 802 million on average during March 2014 from 665 million during March 2013 due to growth across major markets including Brazil, India, and the United States. Overall growth in DAUs was driven largely by increased mobile usage of Facebook.

The number of DAUs accessing Facebook on personal computers decreased in March 2014 compared to the same period in 2013, Facebook further said. Facebook further said the estimations of duplicate or false accounts ‘may not’ accurately represent the actual number of such accounts and the social website is continually seeking to improve ability to identify duplicate or false accounts and estimate the total number of such accounts, and such estimates may change due to improvements or changes in its methodology.

Worldwide mobile MAUs increased 34 per cent to 1.01 billion as of March 31, 2014 from 751 million as of March 31, 2013. In all regions, an increasing number of MAUs are accessing Facebook through mobile devices, with users in India, Brazil, and the United States representing key sources of mobile MAU growth over the first quarter of 2014, as compared to the same period in 2013.

Worldwide Daily Active Users (DAU) increased 21 per cent to 802 million on average during March 2014 from 665 million during March 2013 due to growth across major markets including Brazil, India, and the United States. Overall growth in DAUs was driven largely by increased mobile usage of Facebook. The number of DAUs accessing Facebook on personal computers decreased in March 2014 compared to the same period in 2013, Facebook further said.