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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 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 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 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 hundreds of US accounts over political misinformation

Facebook is taking down hundreds of United States-based accounts and pages, many of which spread political misinformation, for breaking the company’s terms against “inauthentic” content and spam......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 11th, 2018

Facebook pulls over a dozen political pages tied to fake accounts

Facebook isn't just removing fake political pages to thwart election meddling -- sometimes, it's just about culling spam. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 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 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 removes hundreds of spammy accounts and pages

It said it removed 559 pages and 251 accounts that posted "sensational political content" aimed at driving users to other websites......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 12th, 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 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 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 Pulls Fake Iran, Russia Pages

Facebook dismantled more than 650 pages, groups and accounts engaged in a coordinated effort to sow political divisions......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 22nd, 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 removed lots of spam, violence and fake accounts this year

Facebook has released its latest transparency report......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 15th, 2018

Facebook removed lots spam, violence and fake accounts this year

Facebook has released its latest transparency report......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 15th, 2018

Facebook removes more pages on the eve of election day

The company said Monday night that it took down 30 accounts from its namesake platform and another 85 accounts from Instagram......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 6th, 2018