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facebook-like-buttonSocial Media giant Facebook has started cracking down on spammers on the social media network, saying that that kind of malicious activity on the site is bad for businesses.

The company is also threatening court action if its technical solutions are not enough.

In a statement released, Facebook said Businesses won’t achieve results and could end up doing less business on Facebook if the people they’re connected to aren’t real. It’s in our best interest to make sure that interactions are authentic.”

Spamming on Facebook is only worth it when it is profitable, and Facebook is doing its best to make sure that spammers aren’t able to earn money on the site. Facebook often tweaks how it works in an attempt to prevent malicious activity on the site.

“Since these fraudulent operations are financially motivated businesses, we focus our energy on making this abuse less profitable for the spammers,” continued the social media giant.

While the company promises to continue in its fight against spammers, in the mean time it advises users to do their best to not engage in suspicious activity on the social network.

Businesses are also advised to stay away from it, Facebook instead saying that they should focus on legitimate business objectives.

Via The Daily Digest