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Twitter, Facebook shut down China-backed fake accounts

Sify Tuesday, 20 August 2019
San Francisco, Aug 20 (IANS) As pro-democracy protests gain momentum in Hong Kong, Twitter and Facebook have suspended several accounts that were part of the Chinese government's influence campaign and targeted protest movement and the call for political change in Hong Kong.
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'MURICA — Twitter and Facebook say they have dismantled a state-backed social media campaign birthed in China that sought to undermine peaceful anti-Beijing protests in Hong Kong. According to Reuters, Twitter suspended 936 accounts which appeared to be part of a coordinated state-backed effort...

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