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Facebook and Twitter suspend several China-backed fake accounts: All you need to know

BGR India Tuesday, 20 August 2019
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. Twitter said it has suspended more than 200,000 accounts involved in coordinated inauthentic behavior — including 936 accounts originating […]

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News video: Facebook, Twitter spot fake posts on HK protests

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Twitter and Facebook say they've dismantled a state-backed information operation originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.

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