Facebook removed nearly 500 accounts and groups from Russia


Facebook удалил почти 500 аккаунтов и групп из РоссииThe accounts were linked to Russian news Agency Sputnik.

It is reported that the company closed approximately 364 pages, for participation in coordinated and unreliable behavior in a network, which originated in Russia and worked in the Baltic States, Central Asia, the Caucasus, the countries of Central and Eastern Europe. It is also reported that these pages were connected with the staff of the Russian news Agency Sputnik.

In addition, on the advice of U.S. law enforcement agencies separately removed another 107 Russian pages in Facebook and 41 account on Instagram, which operated in Ukraine.

We will remind, earlier security Service of Ukraine said that Russia intends to use the accounts of the Ukrainians in social networks to intervene in elections.

We will note, in November, Facebook has blocked hundreds of accounts before the midterm elections in the United States.


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