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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 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: moneycentral7 min. ago

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: fortune5 hr. 37 min. ago

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

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 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 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 removes 251 accounts for "inauthentic activity" ahead of midterms

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 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 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 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