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Facebook bans hundreds of groups and accounts linked to the far-right boogaloo movement

Facebook has banned a network of hundreds of Facebook accounts, groups, and page.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 30th, 2020

Facebook bans hundreds of groups and accounts linked to the far-right amorphous boogaloo movement

Facebook has banned a network of hundreds of Facebook accounts, groups, and pages associated with the loosely organized, far-right, anti-government "boogaloo" movement from its platform. In a sta.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 30th, 2020

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook bans Israeli company in misinformation crackdown

Facebook Inc. said it removed hundreds of fake accounts, pages and groups linked to a commercial entity based in Israel, a rare move against a private operation as the social network tries to stamp out misinformation around global elections......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 16th, 2019

Facebook says Iran-backed accounts posed as news groups to spread information and to launch cyber attacks (FB)

REUTERS/Charles Platiau Facebook has removed hundreds of pages and accounts linked to Iran and Russia tha.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 21st, 2018

Facebook Just Removed Hundreds of Pages Linked to Russia

Facebook says they found no links among the different operations (LONDON) — Facebook said Thursday it removed hundreds of Russia-linked pages, groups and accounts that it says were part of tw.....»»

Category: topSource: timeJan 17th, 2019

Facebook Removes Another 900 Accounts Linked to White Supremacy Groups

The accounts on Facebook and Instagram were tied to the Proud Boys and the American Guard Facebook has removed another 900 social media accounts linked to white supr.....»»

Category: topSource: timeJun 17th, 2020

Facebook moves to limit spread of "Boogaloo" groups after FBI charges (FB)

Associated Press Facebook is taking steps to stop the spread of the "Boogaloo" movement on its platform — a term which refers to a potential US civil war or the collapse of civilization. Members of Boogaloo groups on F.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 5th, 2020

Several groups banned by Facebook had strong similarities to Twitter accounts linked to Russia six weeks ago

Several groups banned by Facebook had strong similarities to Twitter accounts linked to Russia six weeks ago.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 3rd, 2018

Facebook says takes down Russian-, Iranian-linked accounts

Facebook says it has removed more than 650 pages groups and accounts linked to Russia and Iran ahead of the midterm elections in the United States......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 21st, 2018

Facebook Removes 652 Accounts Linked To "Inauthentic Behavior" Originating In Iran And Russia

Facebook said late on Tuesday that it had removed multiple pages, groups and accounts for "coordinated inauthentic.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 22nd, 2018

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 bans 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 suspends more Iran-linked accounts

Facebook Inc said on Friday it had removed 82 pages, groups and accounts for coordinated inauthentic behavior that originated in Iran and targeted people in the UK and United States......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 26th, 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 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 Purged Hundreds Of Accounts Linked To Myanmar’s Military

More than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims have been displaced and 10,000 have been killed since August 2017 Almost 9 months after the United Nations a.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 19th, 2018

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

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

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 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

As Trump warns of leftist violence, a dangerous threat emerges from the right-wing boogaloo movement

At a time when President Trump and other top U.S. officials have alleged — with little evidence — that leftist groups were fomenting violence, supporters of an extreme right-wing group calling .....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 17th, 2020