• Facebook blocks more accounts that may be linked to foreign entity

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Facebook Inc said on Tuesday that it blocked more accounts after a website claiming to be associated with Russia-based Internet Research agency published a list of Instagram accounts they claimed to have created.
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  • Facebook says the 100+ accounts it removed yesterday were connected to Russia

    4 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    The 115 accounts Facebook took down yesterday for inauthentic behavior ahead of the mid-term elections were in fact linked to the Russia-based Internet Research Agency. A site claiming association with the IRA today posted a list of Instagram accounts it had made which included many Facebook had taken down yesterday, and it also has since removed the rest.
    Hours before US Election Day, Facebook pulls dozens of accounts for ‘coordinated inauthentic behavior'
    Facebook's head of cyber security policy Nathaniel Gleicher issued this statement to TechCrunch:
    “Last night, following a tip off from...
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