Facebook removes fake accounts created by the CCP to influence US politics
Meta, the parent company of the popular social network Facebook issued a notice on Tuesday, September 27, announcing that it had removed "inauthentic" accounts based in China. They were intended to influence other users regarding U.S. policy issues. According to the report the "influence operation" also appeared on other social networks ...
Facebook warns LAPD not to use fake accounts to spy on suspects
Facebook, now known as Meta, has formally contacted the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) to request the police department stop using phony profiles on Facebook's platform to spy on its users.In order to solve crimes, the U.S. police department has been recently working with a tech firm to analyze Facebook ...
An ‘army of fake Chinese accounts’ freely promotes communist propaganda on Twitter; Report
A recent Associated Press report prepared in conjunction with the Oxford Internet Institute claims that an army of fake bot accounts has been pushing Chinese Communist Party (CCP) messages on Twitter without action by the platform for quite some time. There are growing arguments to confirm that the CCP uses Western ...
Facebook drops 51 fake accounts traced to Iran
Cybersecurity firm FireEye says fake accounts pushed a pro-Iranian agenda and pretended to have come from the US
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