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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 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

A Genocide Incited on Facebook, With Posts From Myanmar’s Military

With fake pages and sham accounts, the military targeted the mostly Muslim Rohingya minority group, said former military officials, researchers and civilian officials......»»

Category: mediaSource: nyt13 hr. 58 min. ago

Facebook bans Myanmar military-linked accounts for spreading propaganda

The military used fake accounts and pages to spread propaganda, Facebook says.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral22 hr. 27 min. ago

Facebook bans more Myanmar military-linked accounts for spreading propaganda

The military used fake accounts and pages to spread propaganda, Facebook says.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 16th, 2018

Facebook to say who pays for UK political adverts

Facebook said on Tuesday that it would require British political adverts posted on its pages to carry disclaimers and identity flags, in an attempt to crack down on the spread of misinformation......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 16th, 2018

Facebook Purged Pages Based On "PropOrNot" Blacklist Promoted By Washington Post

Via WSWS.org, Media outlets removed by Facebook on Thursday, in a massive purge of 800.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 15th, 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

Hundreds of Accounts Purged by Facebook Were Based in the U.S.

The.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 12th, 2018