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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 blocks accounts citing foreign interference

Facebook blocked 115 accounts saying they may have been engaged in "coordinated inauthentic behavior" ahead of the U.S. midterm elections. Tara Cleary reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersNov 6th, 2018

Facebook blocks 115 accounts ahead of US midterm elections

Facebook says it has blocked 115 accounts for suspected "coordinated inauthentic" behavior on the eve of the U.S. midterm elections......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 6th, 2018

Facebook removes more pages linked to Iranian propaganda campaign

Facebook Inc. said Friday it had found and deleted more accounts and pages linked to an Iranian group that seeks to inflame tensions in the U.S. ahead of midterm elections......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 26th, 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 removes more pages, as FBI warns Russia still targeting American voters

Facebook took down a network of Facebook pages and Instagram accounts Monday night after a tip from US law enforcement, just a few hours before polls open in this year's midterm elections......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 6th, 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 blocks more accounts as it fights US vote meddling

Facebook says it blocked more accounts during the U.S. midterm elections after shutting down 115 suspected of connections to foreign efforts to interfere in the vote......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 7th, 2018

Russia's Internet Research Agency may have been behind Facebook election meddling

A web site claiming to represent Russia's Internet Research Agency says it ran a network of fake Facebook and Instagram accounts that attempted to interfere in the midterm elections.     &.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 7th, 2018

Facebook Removed 115 Accounts in the Run-Up to the Midterm Elections

The moves were aimed at preventing election interference. Facebook has removed more than 100 social media accounts to ensure its services .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 6th, 2018

Facebook Purges Proud Boys And Gavin McInnes After New York Scuffle With Antifa

Facebook has been banning accounts and pages associated with th.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 31st, 2018

Facebook suspends more Iran-linked accounts

Facebook Inc said on Friday it had removed 82 pages, groups and accounts for coordinated inauthentic behavior that originated in Iran and targeted people in the UK and United States......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 26th, 2018

Facebook suspends “inauthentic” Iranian accounts that criticized Trump and spread divisive political messages

Facebook announced Friday that it had suspended 82 pages, groups and accounts that originated in Iran for engaging in "coordinated inauthentic behavior" and sharing divisive political messages, including opposition to President Trump......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 26th, 2018