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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 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 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 US midterms

The hundreds of bad accounts were removed for breaking the site's rules for "spam and.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 11th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook removes hundreds of U.S.-based pages spreading misinformation

Facebook Inc. h.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 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 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

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 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

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 is banning far-right militia Proud Boys after a violent attack in New York

Stephanie Keith/Getty Images Facebook is banning accounts and groups associated with the Proud Boys, a far-right extremist group linked to political violence in the.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 30th, 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 removes fake accounts tied to Iran that lured over 1 mln followers

Facebook Inc said on Friday it had deleted more accounts originating in Iran that attracted more than 1 million U.S. and British followers, its latest effort to combat disinformation activity on its platform......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 26th, 2018

Facebook Removes Iranian Network That Was Spreading Disinformation

The social network said on Friday that it took down pages, groups and accounts that were distributing divisive content aimed at people in the U.S. and Britain......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytOct 26th, 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 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 multiple groups and accounts started in Iran

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallOct 26th, 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 Removes More Myanmar Military-Controlled Pages That Incited Violence, Following NYT Report

The pages reached 1.35 million people in Myanmar, and spread misinformation, religious hatred, and fals.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 15th, 2018