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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, Twitter Remove Accounts to Combat Foreign Misinformation

Facebook and Twitter said they removed hundreds of fake accounts from Iran and Venezuela spreading misinformation on their social-media platforms......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 1st, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook, Twitter take down fake accounts linked to Iran, Venezuela

Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc. said on Thursday that they removed hundreds of fake accounts from Iran and Venezuela spreading misinformation on their social-media platforms......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 31st, 2019

Facebook removes hundreds of fake accounts and pages

The company said some of the fake content was being run by employees at the Russian news agency Sputnik......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 17th, 2019

Facebook removes hundreds more accounts linked to the Myanmar military

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: theflyonthewallDec 19th, 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 pages, accounts targeting people in Moldova

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: theflyonthewallFeb 14th, 2019

Facebook starts labeling political ads in India as election looms

As hundreds of millions of Indians prepare to vote in a new government this year, Facebook is making sure its users in the country know political ads when they see them......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 7th, 2019

Facebook removes 783 fake pages, accounts tied to Iran

Facebook says it has removed 783 Iran-linked pages, accounts and groups from its service for what it calls "coordinated inauthentic behavior." .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 1st, 2019

Facebook removes 783 fake pages, accounts tied to Iran

The accounts on Facebook and Instagram typically misrepresented themselves a.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 31st, 2019

Facebook removes accounts engaged in coordinated inauthentic behavior from 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: theflyonthewallJan 31st, 2019

Facebook removes more accounts tied to Iran

Facebook Inc said on Thursday it removed pages, groups and accounts tied to Iran for using and coordinating fake accounts......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 31st, 2019

Facebook blocks accounts

Facebook removed hundreds of Russia-initiated accounts, including some linked to state-owned news agency Sputnik. Fred Katayama reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 17th, 2019

Facebook removes bogus accounts it says had ties to state-sponsored Russian news service

Facebook Inc. said it disrupted two campaigns run b.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJan 17th, 2019

Facebook Removed Hundreds More ‘Inauthentic’ Accounts Linked to Russia

The pages primarily targeted areas of Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Facebook said it removed more than 350 pages and acc.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 17th, 2019