Facebook bans pages aimed at US election interference

The social network said in a blog that it had identified 17 suspect profiles on Facebook and seven Instagram accounts. It said that there were more than 9,500 Facebook posts created by the accounts and one piece of content on Instagram. In total more than 290,000 accounts followed at least one of the pages involved, it added.

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elections, fake news, russia, and social media
DATE PUBLISHED
2018-08-01 (Modified: 2018-08-01)

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