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Facebook removed Russian fake accounts targeting multiple countries including Georgia

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The FINANCIAL — Head of Security Policy Nathaniel Gleicher announced that Facebook removed accounts for violating its policy against foreign or government interference which is coordinated inauthentic behavior on behalf of a foreign or government entity. Nathaniel Gleicher said that this activity originated in Russia and was focused primarily on Syria and Ukraine, and to a lesser extent on Georgia, Turkey, Japan, Armenia, Belarus, and Moldova. A small portion of this activity focused on the UK and the US. Facebook has announced that it removed the Russian military-linked network – consisting of 214 Facebook users, 35 pages, 18 groups, and…

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Facebook removed Russian fake accounts targeting multiple countries including Georgia

4 mins read

The FINANCIAL — Head of Security Policy Nathaniel Gleicher announced that Facebook removed accounts for violating its policy against foreign or government interference which is coordinated inauthentic behavior on behalf of a foreign or government entity. Nathaniel Gleicher said that this activity originated in Russia and was focused primarily on Syria and Ukraine, and to…

Facebook promises unprecedented transparency of political ads in Georgia

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The FINANCIAL — Facebook has responded to the appeal of Georgian NGOs on the launch of the Political Ad Library and Political Ads API in Georgia. 47 Georgian civil society and media organizations, sent an open letter to Facebook calling to take measures to prevent “anonymous, coordinated and sponsored political discrediting campaigns.” Starting in early August 2020, Facebook will require…