While automated defenses stopped 98.3 percent of all fake accounts LinkedIn prevented or took down, 1.7 percent were stopped by manual review.
2020: Jul–Dec 2020: Jan-Jun 2019: Jul–Dec 2019: Jan–Jun
2020: July-December
Of all fake accounts detected and removed from July to December 2020, 11.6 million were stopped automatically at attempted registration. 3.0 million were restricted after registration and before members reported them. And 111,000 were restricted after members reported them.

            M = millions        K = thousands

 

2020: January-June
Of all fake accounts detected and removed from January to June 2020, 33.7 million were stopped automatically at attempted registration. 3.1 million were restricted after registration and before members reported them. And 103,100 were restricted after members reported them.

            M = millions        K = thousands

 

2019: July-December
Of all fake accounts detected and removed from July to December 2019, 7.8 million were stopped automatically at attempted registration. 3.4 million were restricted after registration and before members reported them. And 85,600 were restricted after members reported them.

            M = millions        K = thousands

 

2019: January-June
Of all fake accounts detected and removed from January to June 2019, 19.5 million were stopped automatically at attempted registration. Two million were restricted after registration and before members reported them. And 67,400 were restricted after members reported them.

            M = millions        K = thousands

 

2020: Jul–Dec 2020: Jan–Jun 2019: Jul–Dec 2019: Jan–Jun
2020: July-December
Of all spam and scam detected and removed from July to December 2020, 22.4 million items were removed proactively by LinkedIn. 225,000 were removed after member reports.

M = millions        K = thousands

 

2020: January-June
Of all spam and scam detected and removed from January to June 2020, 79.3 million items were removed proactively by LinkedIn. 198,500 were removed after member reports.

M = millions        K = thousands

 

2019: July-December
Of all spam and scam detected and removed from July to December 2019, 82.6 million items were removed proactively by LinkedIn. 107,900 were removed after member reports.

M = millions        K = thousands

 

2019: January-June
Of all spam and scam detected and removed from January to June 2019, 60.4 million items were removed proactively by LinkedIn. 104,600 were removed after member reports.

M = millions        K = thousands

 

2020: Jul–Dec 2020: Jan-Jun 2019: Jul–Dec 2019: Jan–Jun
From July to December, 2020, content violations included 157,108 instances of harassment or abusive, 9,552 instances of adult content, 22,348 instances of violent or graphic content, 13,815 instances of hate or derogatory speech, 50 instances of child exploitation, and 110,742 instances of misinformation.
From January to June, 2020, content violations included 16,916 instances of harassment, 11,804 instances of adult content, 2,142 instances of violent or graphic content, 2,588 instances of hate or derogatory speech, 153 instances of child exploitation, and 22,846 instances of misinformation.
From July to December, 2019, content violations included 15,635 instances of harassment, 9,337 instances of adult content, 1,839 instances of violent or graphic content, 500 instances of hate speech, and 99 instances of child exploitation.
From January to June, 2019, content violations included 16,626 instances of harassment, 11,019 instances of adult content, 1,933 instances of violent or graphic content, 1,637 instances of hate speech, and 22 instances of child exploitation.
2020 2019 2018

Copyright removal requests

2020: July-December
Requests [1] Total infringements reported [2] Reported infringements removed [3] Reported infringements rejected [4] Percentage accepted
3,876
23,269
23,260
9
99.96%

Copyright removal requests

2020: January-June
Requests [1] Total infringements reported [2] Reported infringements removed [3] Reported infringements rejected [4] Percentage accepted
7,039 125,306
125,289
17 99.99%

Copyright removal requests

2019: July-December
Requests [1] Total infringements reported [2] Reported infringements removed [3] Reported infringements rejected [4] Percentage accepted
11,564 290,170
290,145
25 99.99%

Copyright removal requests

2019: January-June
Requests [1] Total infringements reported [2] Reported infringements removed [3] Reported infringements rejected [4] Percentage accepted
8,845 116,164 116,127 37 99.97%

Copyright removal requests

2018: July-December
Requests [1] Total infringements reported [2]
Reported infringements removed [3]
Reported infringements rejected [4]
Percentage accepted
9,333 115,310 115,284 26 100%

Copyright removal requests

2018: January-June
Requests [1] Total infringements reported [2] Reported infringements removed [3] Reported infringements rejected [4] Percentage accepted
4,737 37,901 37,881 20 99.94%

[1] Requests from copyright owners claiming infringement of protected works.


[2] Requests often cite multiple infringements.


[3] Infringements removed means action was taken.
 

[4] Reported infringements not removed.