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Twitter Withdraws Fake Accounts Posing As Black Supporters

Twitter has disabled several fake accounts posing as Black supporters of US President Donald Trump and his re-election campaign for breaking its rules against...

Facebook Removes Fake Accounts From Russia, Iran, Vietnam and Myanmar

Facebook has removed three networks of accounts, Pages and Groups for engaging in foreign or government interference on Facebook and Instagram that originated in...

Twitter Suspends Large Number Of Fake Accounts Exploiting Bugs For Matching Usernames To Phone Numbers

 Twitter has revealed that it has suspended a large network of fake accounts that exploited a bug to match usernames to phone numbers. "While we...

Facebook Removes 3.2 Billion Fake Accounts

As the US Presidential election approaches, Facebook said that it has removed more than 3.2 billion fake accounts in the April-September period along with...

Twitter, Facebook Shut Down China-backed Fake Accounts

As pro-democracy protests gain momentum in Hong Kong, Twitter and Facebook have suspended several accounts that were part of the Chinese government’s influence campaign...

Facebook, Instagram Drops 51 Fake Accounts, 36 Pages Originated in Iran

Facebook has dropped 51 accounts, 36 pages, and seven groups after the cybersecurity firm FireEye revealed they were fake accounts originating in Iran. Three Instagram...

Facebook Pulls Down Over 3 Billion Fake Accounts

Facebook has removed more than three billion fake accounts in the October 2018-March 2019 period, saying that about 5 per cent of its monthly...

‘Fake Account Group’ Ban from Facebook and Subsidiaries for Violating Policies

Facebook has announced it removed 265 fake Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages, groups, and events from its service Thursday because of what it called...

Facebook Removes 265 Israel-based Fake Accounts

Facebook has said it has removed 265 Facebook and Instagram accounts, Facebook Pages, Groups and events that originated in Israel and were involved in...

Facebook Urges US Police to Stop Using Fake Accounts

Facebook should take new steps, including issuance of alerts to users, to address the proliferation of fake accounts operated by law enforcement agencies in the US,...

Social Media Giant Facebook Removes 687 Fake Accounts, Pages Linked to Congress

In a startling revelation ahead of the general elections, Facebook on Monday announced it has removed 687 spam Facebook Pages and accounts connected to...

Facebook Pulls Down Fake Accounts Spreading Hate in UK

Facebook has taken down over 100 fake accounts that were used to spread hate in the UK. These pages and groups frequently changed their...

Social Networking Giant Facebook Sues China-based Companies Over Fake Accounts

Facebook has sued four companies and three people based in China for promoting the sale of fake accounts, likes and followers on its platform as well...

Social Media Giant Facebook Rejects ‘False’ Claim That Half of its Accounts are Fake

Facebook has as termed "unequivocally false" a report that claims the social networking platform hosts one billion fake accounts, a media report said. According to a...

Facebook Kills 300 Fake Pages and Accounts Linked To Russia

Social networking giant Facebook on Thursday killed over 300 fake Pages and accounts linked to Russia that it said was "engaging in coordinated inauthentic...

Twitter Giving its Users More Freedom To Report Fake, Suspicious Accounts

Twitter has said that it is giving its users more freedom to report fake, suspicious accounts to intensify crackdown on online spamming activities a...

Facebook Removes Pages, Fake Accounts Linked to Iran

Facebook has removed 82 Pages, Groups and accounts for what it calls "coordinated inauthentic behaviour" that originated in Iran and targeted people in the US and Britain. "While...

82 Iran-Linked Facebook Accounts Deleted

Facebook announced Friday that it has removed 82 accounts, pages or groups from its site and Instagram that originated in Iran, with some of...

Here’s How Facebook Identifies ‘Inauthentic Behaviour’

Facebook announced Friday that it had removed 82 Iranian-linked accounts on Facebook and Instagram. A Facebook spokesperson answered VOA’s questions about its process and...

Facebook Removes Fake Accounts Influencing World Politics

Facebook has removed 652 fake accounts for "coordinated inauthentic behaviour" that originated in Iran and Russia and targeted people across multiple Internet services in...

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