Facebook takes down Chinese accounts active in US and Philippines politics

//Facebook takes down Chinese accounts active in US and Philippines politics

Facebook takes down Chinese accounts active in US and Philippines politics

Facebook said on Tuesday it had removed a network of inauthentic Chinese accounts that were interfering in Asian and American politics, including some that posted material supporting and opposing US President Donald Trump.The social networking company said it suspended 155 accounts on its main platform along with six Instagram accounts.The most widely followed accounts and pages were in the Philippines, where they shared content supporting China’s actions in the contested South China Sea and…

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By | 2020-09-22T19:56:44+00:00 September 22nd, 2020|Technology|Comments Off on Facebook takes down Chinese accounts active in US and Philippines politics