Tags coordinated inauthentic behavior

Facebook accuses Nicaraguan government of running hundreds of fake accounts to target opposition

by AJ Vicens • 4 weeks ago

Nicaragua's government has, for years, weaponized Facebook to try to discredit student protesters and boost official narratives, the company says.

Facebook says it will step up efforts to stop coordinated campaigns that cause harm

by Tonya Riley • 2 months ago

The new policies directly build on Facebook's security work cracking down on inauthentic coordinated behavior.

With an eye on election interference, Facebook scrubs networks of phony Russian accounts

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

It’s the latest in a series of scrubs Facebook has made for foreign influence operations heading into the U.S. presidential election.

Accounts focused on African politics are linked to a Russian tycoon, Facebook says

by Jeff Stone • 2 years ago

Yevgeny Prigozhin, a Putin ally, has been focused on raising the Kremlin’s profile in Africa.

UAE, Egypt, Nigeria cited as sources of latest information operations blocked by Facebook

by Jeff Stone • 2 years ago

The action follows an independent BuzzFeed investigation.

Latest Facebook shutdown involves hundreds of accounts misleading users in Ukraine, Iraq

by Jeff Stone • 2 years ago

The unrelated efforts in Eastern Europe and the Middle East are the latest examples of how the social media giant's reach is exploited.