Facebook Removes 82 Accounts in Iran for 'Inauthentic Behavior'

Facebook Inc. removed 82 fake pages, accounts and groups that originated in Iran, the latest effort by the company to clean up its social network ahead of midterm elections in the U.S. The Menlo Park, California-based company said in a blog post that it took action against the accounts for “coordinated inauthentic behavior” that targeted people in the U.S. and U.K.