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Dozens of Facebook pages about current events in Libya were linked to malware

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

Facebook removed the pages — which collectively had hundreds of thousands of followers — after notification from researchers, Check Point said.

Russia's trolling tactics are getting more elaborate

by Shannon Vavra • 4 weeks ago

The Russian-linked actors are trying to spread fake tweets tied to Marco Rubio and UK government officials.

Facebook fails to kill class-action lawsuit over data breach

by Jeff Stone • 4 weeks ago

Judge William Alsup warned Facebook he would authorize a “bone-crushing” discovery process on behalf of affected users.

Middle East-linked social media accounts impersonated U.S. candidates before 2018 elections

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

On Facebook, the suspicious activity involved reaching out to policymakers, reporters, academics, and dissidents.

Facebook scrubbed 2.2 billion fake accounts in the first quarter of 2019, a new high

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The number is a sharp uptick compared to the 1.2 billion accounts removed between October and December.

Facebook bans Israeli company that's been sharing disinfo on West African politics

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

It's not just nation-states, businesses are starting to get in on the disinformation game.

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