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Facebook says 83M accounts may be fake, double

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If you've created a Facebook page for your baby or your pet, then you have one of the 83 million fake accounts the social network wants to disable.

Facebook says more than 8% of its 955 million monthly active users worldwide are actually duplicate or false accounts.  According to the network's terms of service, users are not allowed to have more than one Facebook personal account or make accounts on behalf of other people.

If Facebook does shut down your account, it says you can't create a new one without the company's permission.