Facebook removes fake Italian accounts ahead of EU election
Monday, 13 May 2019 () ROME (AP) — Facebook says it has shut down some Italian accounts that were phony and pages that were spreading fake news ahead of European Union parliamentary elections. "We have removed a number of fake and duplicate accounts that were violating our authenticity polices," the social network said Sunday. It also took down pages that were...
According to Reuters, Facebook said that it had removed 265 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages, groups and events linked to Israel due to what it called “inauthentic behavior” targeting users in Southeast Asia, Latin America and Africa. The move is part of wider efforts by Facebook to address...
Instagram and Facebook Ban Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan and Several Others Jones and his media website Infowars had previously been issued bans
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Singapore submits a wide-ranging fake news bill in parliament, stoking fears from internet firms like Facebook and human rights groups that it may give the government too much power and hinder freedom..
An Israeli company’s attempt to influence foreign politics by promoting accounts and pages, along with other content on Facebook and Instagram, has resulted in... WorldNews Also reported by •BBC News •Sify •Reuters •Seattle Times