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1 Hour Ago Facebook Inc. dismantled 652 pages, groups and accounts engaged in an coordinated influence campaign ahead of the 2018 U.S. midterm elections, part of the social-media company’s broader purge of bad actors on its site.
1 Hour Ago Facebook says it has removed hundreds of Pages, accounts, and Groups that it identified as engaging in “coordinated inauthentic behavior.” The activity, says Facebook, originated from Russia and Iran, featuring “distinct campaigns” that weren’t linked between the two entities.