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UAE, Egypt, Nigeria cited as sources of latest information operations blocked by Facebook
The action follows an independent BuzzFeed investigation.
Latest Facebook shutdown involves hundreds of accounts misleading users in Ukraine, Iraq
The unrelated efforts in Eastern Europe and the Middle East are the latest examples of how the social media giant's reach is exploited.
Twitter, Facebook scrub coordinated activity targeting Hong Kong demonstrations
Twitter also announced it would no longer accept advertising from state-controlled news media.
Facebook shuts down ‘coordinated inauthentic behavior’ from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UAE
“We’re taking down these pages, groups and accounts based on their behavior, not the content they posted,” Facebook’s head of cybersecurity policy said.
Facebook links Duterte campaign volunteer to 200 bogus accounts
The specific identification of Nic Gabunada, former chief executive of Omnicom Media Group Philippines, marks a departure for Facebook in its efforts against "coordinated inauthentic behavior."
Facebook removes accounts for masquerading as news outlets in the Middle East
Facebook in recent months has announced similar takedowns of accounts targeting users in Moldova and for spreading disinformation in the Middle East.