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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 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

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 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

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 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 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 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 783 fake pages, accounts tied to Iran

Facebook says it has removed 783 Iran-linked pages, accounts and groups from its service for what it calls "coordinated inauthentic behavior." .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 1st, 2019

Facebook Removed Hundreds More ‘Inauthentic’ Accounts Linked to Russia

The pages primarily targeted areas of Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Facebook said it removed more than 350 pages and acc.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 17th, 2019

Facebook removes hundreds of fake accounts and pages

The company said some of the fake content was being run by employees at the Russian news agency Sputnik......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 17th, 2019

Facebook Just Removed Hundreds of Pages Linked to Russia

Facebook says they found no links among the different operations (LONDON) — Facebook said Thursday it removed hundreds of Russia-linked pages, groups and accounts that it says were part of tw.....»»

Category: topSource: timeJan 17th, 2019