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Facebook Purges Hundred of ‘Inauthentic’ Pages and Accounts Ahead of Midterm Elections

Facebook Purges Hundred of ‘Inauthentic’ Pages and Accounts Ahead of Midterm Elections.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 11th, 2018

Facebook Purges Hundreds of ‘Inauthentic’ Pages and Accounts Ahead of Midterm Elections

Facebook Purges Hundreds of ‘Inauthentic’ Pages and Accounts Ahead of Midterm Elections.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 11th, 2018

Facebook removes another 800 pages, accounts ahead of midterms

Facebook announced that they have shut down 559 Facebook Pages and 251 accounts right ahead of midterm elections. Veuer's Natasha Abellard has the stor.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 12th, 2018

Facebook Takes Down Hundreds of U.S. Pages It Says Spread Misinformation

Facebook has taken down hundreds of accounts that were spreading false or misleading political content ahead of the U.S. midterm elections, one of the social network’s most aggressive efforts to stop misinformation spread primarily by Americans......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 11th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook removes 652 bogus accounts tied to Russia, Iran trying to sow division

Facebook Inc. dismantled 652 pages, groups and accounts engaged in an coordinated influence campaign ahead of the 2018 U.S. midterm elections, part of the social-media company’s broader purge of bad actors on its site......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 21st, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook removes 652 bogus accounts trying to influence midterm elections

Facebook Inc. dismantled 652 pages, groups and accounts engaged in an coordinated influence campaign ahead of the 2018 U.S. midterm elections, part of the social-media company’s broader purge of bad actors on its site......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 21st, 2018

Facebook says takes down Russian-, Iranian-linked accounts

Facebook says it has removed more than 650 pages groups and accounts linked to Russia and Iran ahead of the midterm elections in the United States......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 21st, 2018

Facebook Launches Tools to Stop Fake Accounts

Facebook rolled out new features designed to make it easier to identify fake pages, an issue that Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said was the company’s priority ahead of the midterm elections......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 28th, 2018

Facebook detects midterm election meddling

Facebook has identified a coordinated political influence campaign ahead of November’s U.S. congressional elections and has taken down dozens of fake accounts on its site, the company said on Tuesday. Chris Dignam reports......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 8th, 2018

Facebook Pulls Fake Accounts Ahead of Midterm Election

Facebook said it deleted a new group of politically oriented accounts that were engaged in coordinated misinformation efforts ahead of the U.S. midterm elections that resemble Russian activities on the platform during the 2016 presidential campaign......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 31st, 2018

Facebook takes down fake news network ahead of Brazil election

Facebook Inc on Wednesday took down a network of pages and accounts used by a right-wing Brazilian activist group, cracking down on what it called a misinformation network ahead of elections in October......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 25th, 2018

Facebook removes over 550 Pages, 250 accounts in latest spam purge ahead of US midterms

The hundreds of bad accounts were removed for breaking the site's rules for "spam and.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 11th, 2018

Facebook purges more than 800 accounts pushing political messages for profit

Some of the accounts and pages had millions of followers. They were likely domestic actors using clickbait headlines and other tactics to drive users to websites where they could target them with ads, Facebook said......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 11th, 2018

Facebook removes over 550 Pages, 250 accounts in latest spam purge ahead of U.S. midterms

The hundreds of bad accounts were removed for breaking the site's rules for "spam and.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 11th, 2018

Facebook removes 251 accounts for "inauthentic activity" ahead of midterms

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallOct 11th, 2018

Inside Facebook"s "arms race" to protect users ahead of midterm elections

"We know we have to be ready for anything that happens, and that's why we've been building a physical war room," said Facebook's head of civic engagement......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 4th, 2018

Facebook Removes 652 Accounts Linked To "Inauthentic Behavior" Originating In Iran And Russia

Facebook said late on Tuesday that it had removed multiple pages, groups and accounts for "coordinated inauthentic.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 22nd, 2018

Facebook Removes Over 650 Pages, Accounts Linked To Russia, Iran for ‘Inauthentic Behavior’

Company doesn't say if these entities had spread "fake news," j.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 21st, 2018

Facebook removed multiple pages, groups, accounts over "inauthentic" behavior

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallAug 21st, 2018

Facebook scraps accounts trying to influence November"s U.S. elections

Facebook has identified a coordinated political influence campaign ahead of November's U.S. congressional elections and taken down dozens of fake accounts. Fred Katayama reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJul 31st, 2018

Facebook says it has uncovered a coordinated disinformation operation ahead of the 2018 midterm elections

Facebook says it has uncovered a coordinated disinformation operation ahead of the 2018 midterm elections.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 31st, 2018