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https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/aug/21/facebook-pages-accounts-removed-russia-iran

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Facebook has removed 652 fake accounts and pages with ties to Russia and Iran attempting to exert political influence in the US, UK, Middle East and Latin America.

The accounts and pages originated in Iran and Russia and employed “coordinated inauthentic behavior”, disclosed by the social network today.

“Security is not something you ever fully solve,” said the Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, in a call with reporters on Tuesday. “We have to constantly keep improving to stay ahead.”

One campaign involved a network of Facebook pages and accounts on other platforms under the banner “Liberty Front Press” that positioned themselves as independent but were discovered to have ties to Iranian state media. The 74 pages, 70 accounts and three groups on Facebook and 76 Instagram accounts – some dating back to 2013 – posted political content focused on the Middle East, UK, US and Latin America. The pages had about 155,000 followers in total.  

 

The cybersecurity company FireEye, which first identified the campaign and flagged the campaign to Facebook, said the intent behind the activity appeared to be to “promote Iranian political interests, including anti-Saudi, anti-Israel and pro-Palestinian themes, as well as promote support for specific US policies favorable to Iran, such as the US-Iran nuclear deal”. There was also significant anti-Trump messaging and the creation of sock puppet accounts masquerading as liberal Americans.

 Another campaign posed as news organizations and engaged in cybersecurity attacks, including attempting to hack accounts and spread malware.

 

Facebook would not provide any more information about the nature of the Iranian and Russian content, but said that it had briefed the US and UK governments.

“These investigations are ongoing – and given the sensitivity we aren’t sharing more information about what we removed,” Gleicher said.

Facebook could not conclusively attribute the campaign to Russia, but said that the accounts showed “similar activity” and connections to other accounts associated with the Kremlin-linked Internet Research Agency.

 

 

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um...you do realize that they are setting you up for getting rid of all conservative thinking...…..it is amazingly Chinese....

china wants to give all of its citizens a score – and their rating could affect every area of their lives

Facebook is assigning its users a "reputation score" to determine whether it should take their complaints on fake news seriously or not, The Washington Post reports.

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2 hours ago, drvoke said:

Things are not as they appear.

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/aug/21/facebook-pages-accounts-removed-russia-iran

(Full article at above link)

 

 

Facebook has removed 652 fake accounts and pages with ties to Russia and Iran attempting to exert political influence in the US, UK, Middle East and Latin America.

The accounts and pages originated in Iran and Russia and employed “coordinated inauthentic behavior”, disclosed by the social network today.

“Security is not something you ever fully solve,” said the Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, in a call with reporters on Tuesday. “We have to constantly keep improving to stay ahead.”

One campaign involved a network of Facebook pages and accounts on other platforms under the banner “Liberty Front Press” that positioned themselves as independent but were discovered to have ties to Iranian state media. The 74 pages, 70 accounts and three groups on Facebook and 76 Instagram accounts – some dating back to 2013 – posted political content focused on the Middle East, UK, US and Latin America. The pages had about 155,000 followers in total.  

 

The cybersecurity company FireEye, which first identified the campaign and flagged the campaign to Facebook, said the intent behind the activity appeared to be to “promote Iranian political interests, including anti-Saudi, anti-Israel and pro-Palestinian themes, as well as promote support for specific US policies favorable to Iran, such as the US-Iran nuclear deal”. There was also significant anti-Trump messaging and the creation of sock puppet accounts masquerading as liberal Americans.

 Another campaign posed as news organizations and engaged in cybersecurity attacks, including attempting to hack accounts and spread malware.

 

Facebook would not provide any more information about the nature of the Iranian and Russian content, but said that it had briefed the US and UK governments.

“These investigations are ongoing – and given the sensitivity we aren’t sharing more information about what we removed,” Gleicher said.

Facebook could not conclusively attribute the campaign to Russia, but said that the accounts showed “similar activity” and connections to other accounts associated with the Kremlin-linked Internet Research Agency.

 

 

 

that is only one person have so many accounts working from their website server. I have this ideas tht all this cyberspace stolen id stuff is about creating fake email accounts used within political lobbying groups to sell social ideas the public then demnds legislated. Really an ugly side for the development of social media filter points controlling the flow of information through socities on a global network of instant connections between 24/7 stages of time intellectualy separating at being eternally separated in plain sight..

 

Oh yes they are exactly as they appear when you understand what is being covered up ancestrally within the ancestries themselves.

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