Hexbyte Tech News Wired Facebook Uncovers New Fake Accounts Ahead of Midterm Elections

Hexbyte Tech News Wired

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“Whoever created this network of accounts took a lot of effort to hide their real identity,” said Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

LUDOVIC MARIN/Getty Images

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired

“Whoever created this network of accounts took a lot of effort to hide their real identity,” said Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

LUDOVIC MARIN/Getty Images

Facebook has taken down 32 fake pages and accounts that it says were involved in coordinated campaigns on both Facebook and Instagram. Though the company has not yet attributed the accounts to any group, it says the campaign does bear some resemblance to the propaganda campaign run by Russia’s Internet Research Agency (IRA) in the run-up to the 2016 presidential election. Facebook is now working with law enforcement to determine where the campaign originated.

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