Facebook Removes Hundreds of Pages from Russia Linked to State-Owned Media

Facebook said it had removed hundreds of pages that originated in Russia for engaging in “coordinated inauthentic behavior” on its site, including a network of accounts that touched on regional weather and sports but actually served as a way for Russian state-owned media to secretly reach social media users. The tech giant’s latest takedown included more than 300 pages that primarily targeted regions including Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

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