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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 purged over 800 accounts and pages pushing political messages for profit

Facebook said on Thursday it has purged more t.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesOct 11th, 2018

Facebook purged over 800 accounts and pages pushing political messages for profit

Facebook cracked down on over 800 accounts and publishers on Thursday, saying that the politically-oriented accounts violated its policies against spam......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 11th, 2018

Facebook purged over 800 accounts and pages pushing political messages for profit

Facebook cracked down on over 800 accounts and publishers on Thursday, saying that the politically-oriented accounts violated its policies against spam......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 11th, 2018

Facebook and Twitter disable new disinformation campaign with ties to Iran

The disabled accounts include two on Twitter mimicked Republican congressional candidates in order to push pro-Iranian political messages.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 28th, 2019

Facebook purged over 800 U.S. accounts and pages for pushing political spam

Facebook cracked down on over 800 accounts and publishers on Thursday, saying that the politically-oriented accounts violated its policies against spam......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 12th, 2018

Facebook purged over 800 U.S. accounts and pages for pushing political spam

Facebook cracked down on over 800 accounts and publishers on Thursday, saying that the politically-oriented accounts violated its policies against spam......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 12th, 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

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

Facebook suspends ‘inauthentic’ Iranian accounts that criticized Trump and spread divisive political messages

The social media giant said Friday that it had suspended 82 pages, groups and accounts that had originated in Iran......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 26th, 2018

Facebook suspends ‘inauthentic’ Iranian accounts that criticized Trump and spread divisive political messages

The social media giant said Friday that it had suspended 82 pages, groups and accounts that had originated in Iran......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 26th, 2018

Facebook to vet political ads for UK, Northern Ireland"s 2019 elections

Only verified accounts will be allowed to pay for political ads & users will be able to view all promotions paid for by a campaign-not just those targeted to them based on their demographic or 'likes'.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 26th, 2018

Cambridge Analytica could have accessed private Facebook messages between 1,500 users and their friends (FB)

Political research firm Cambridge Analytica may have had acces.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 10th, 2018

Poll: Three-quarters Facebook users as active or more since privacy scandal

Most of Facebook's U.S. users have remained loyal to the social network despite revelations that a political consultancy collected information about millions of accounts without owners' permission, a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Sunday showed......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 6th, 2018

Poll: 3/4 Facebook users as active or more since privacy scandal

Most of Facebook's U.S. users have remained loyal to the social network despite revelations that a political consultancy collected information about millions of accounts without owners' permission, a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Sunday showed......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 6th, 2018

Facebook removes fake accounts related to political influence campaign

Facebook Inc. said Tuesday that it has removed 17 Facebook accounts and seven Instagram accounts it.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 31st, 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 Finds Fake Accounts Trying to Muddy Campaign

Facebook has identified a coordinated political influence campaign that includes stoking division around white supremacy and the Abolish ICE movement......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 31st, 2018

Facebook Identifies an Active Political Influence Campaign Using Fake Accounts

A coordinated effort, involving 32 pages and fake accounts, included amplifying division around white supremacy and the #AbolishICE movement, the social network said......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 31st, 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 Accounts Tied to Political Misinformation Campaign

Facebook Inc. dismantled a new set of influence campaigns originating in Russia and Iran designed to sow division in global politics, part of the social-media company’s broader purge of bad actors on its site......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 22nd, 2018