A Network of Fake Facebook Accounts Originating in Israel Attempted to Influence Global Politics
Facebook removed 265 Facebook and Instagram accounts involved in a coordinated effort to influence public opinion in countries such as Nigeria, Senegal, Togo, Angola, Niger, and Tunisia
Omer Kabir | 17:51 16.05.2019
Facebook announced Thursday it had removed a network of 265 fake Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages, and groups involved in coordinated effort to influence global politics. The network, Facebook said in a statement, originated in Israel and focused on Nigeria, Senegal, Togo, Angola, Niger, and Tunisia as well as Latin America and Southeast Asia.