• Facebook blocks more fake accounts from Russian troll group

    8 days ago - By The Verge

    Facebook says that the 30 Facebook accounts and 85 Instagram accounts it blocked yesterday for “inauthentic behavior” appear to originate from Russia. A site that claims to be associated with the Russia-based Internet Research Agency later posted a list of fake Instagram accounts it made before the US midterm elections, which included many that were removed by Facebook yesterday and others that the company has now blocked.
    The IRA was previously linked to interfering with the 2016 presidential election. In April, Facebook suspended 70 Facebook accounts, 138 pages, and 65 Instagram accounts...
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  • Facebook slashes 115 Russian accounts suspected of election meddling

    Facebook slashes 115 Russian accounts suspected of election meddling

    8 days ago - By The Inquirer

    Trump's slump could have been dumped by these chumps
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  • Facebook confirms accounts banned ahead of election had Russian ties

    Facebook confirms accounts banned ahead of election had Russian ties

    8 days ago - By Engadget

    Facebook has confirmed that the 115 accounts it blocked yesterday due to "inauthentic behavior" are likely linked to Russia. In a new statement, the company says that a site claiming association with the Russia-based Internet Research Agency po...
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