While automated defenses stopped 93 percent of all fake accounts LinkedIn prevented or took down, 7 percent were stopped by manual review.
2019: Jul–Dec 2019: Jan–Jun
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

 

2019: Jul–Dec 2019: Jan–Jun
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

 

2019: Jul–Dec 2019: Jan–Jun
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.
2019 2018

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.