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Facebook removes pages, accounts targeting people in Moldova

Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it has removed a number of pages and accounts that engaged in "coordinated inauthentic behavior" targeting people in Moldova, where elections will be held later this..
Reuters India - Published

Facebook removes pages, accounts with Russia links

Facebook continues clean-up
DNA - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

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Facebook blocks accounts [Video]Facebook blocks accounts

Facebook removed hundreds of Russia-initiated accounts, including some linked to state-owned news agency Sputnik. Fred Katayama reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:05Published

Facebook Deletes Hundreds Of Pages Related To Russian News Agency [Video]Facebook Deletes Hundreds Of Pages Related To Russian News Agency

According to SF Gate, 500 account pages were deleted for “coordinated inauthentic behavior.” 364 of the pages were traced back to the Russian news agency Sputnik. According to Facebook, the..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:32Published

Facebook Removes Pages W/ Russian Links [Video]Facebook Removes Pages W/ Russian Links

According to, "Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had removed hundreds of Russia-initiated pages, accounts and groups that it judged to be involved in coordinated inauthentic behavior on its..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:32Published


Premium airline seats worth $16,000 sold for $675; Cathay to honour pricing error

The Hong Kong-based airline said on its Twitter and Facebook pages on Wednesday that it would still welcome passengers that bought the business-class tickets from Vietnam to Canada and the US at..
IndiaTimes - Published

$16,000 premium airline seats sold for $675

The Hong Kong-based airline said on its Twitter and Facebook pages on Wednesday that it would still welcome passengers that bought the business-class tickets from Vietnam to Canada and the US at..
IndiaTimes - Published

Congress workers didn't raise ‘Pak Zindabad’ slogan

Some Facebook pages and social media users have been sharing a video with a claim that it shows Congress workers in Rajasthan’s Rajsamand raising ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ slogan.
IndiaTimes - Published

Facebook blocks 115 accounts ahead of US midterm elections

Facebook said it blocked 115 accounts for suspected "coordinated inauthentic behaviour" linked to foreign groups attempting to interfere in Tuesday's US midterm elections. The social media company..
DNA - Published

Despite crackdown, 'junk news' still flourishes on social media

Despite an aggressive crackdown by social media firms, so-called "junk news" is spreading at a greater rate than in 2016 on social media ahead of the US midterm elections, according to researchers...
DNA - Published

Here's why Facebook has banned military accounts in Myanmar

Facebook has banned many high profile accounts in Myanmar saying they "inflame ethnic and religious tensions" in the country. "We are removing a total of 18 Facebook accounts, one Instagram account and..
DNA - Published

Facebook removes pages of top Myanmar military official, others

Facebook said on Monday it was removing several Myanmar military officials from the social media website and an Instagram account to prevent the spread of "hate and misinformation" after reviewing the..
Reuters India - Published Also reported by •DNA

Facebook identifies and takes down over 652 pages, groups for running disinformation campaign

Facebook (FB) has taken down around 652 pages, groups, and accounts from its website after identifying them as the part of a coordinating disinformation campaign, roots to which were found in Iran and..
DNA - Published

Facebook says it removed pages related to 'inauthentic behaviour'

Facebook Inc said on Tuesday that it had removed multiple pages, groups and accounts for coordinated inauthentic behaviour on its site and on Instagram.
Reuters India - Published

Facebook Pages to go through new authorisation process to continue to post

This move is aimed to make it difficult to run fake accounts and pages on Facebook.
Firstpost - Published

Facebook pages with large U.S. following to require more authorization

Facebook Inc will introduce an authorization process for users who manage Facebook pages with a large U.S. following, it said on..
Reuters India - Published

Facebook fakers are getting better at covering tracks, say security experts

Creators of fake accounts and news pages on Facebook are learning from their past mistakes and making themselves harder to track and identify, posing new challenges in preventing the platform from..
DNA - Published blends with TikTok for upgraded short-form videos

Parent company of the lip-sync video app, Bytedance, has decided to merge it with a similar app called TikTok. Both the short-form video apps will be available exclusively under the..
DNA - Published

Facebook is developing a singing 'Talent Show' feature; to compete with

Social media giant Facebook now plans to take on, with its own lip-syncing feature. According to researcher and code-breaker Jane Manchun Wong, the company is said to be working on..
DNA - Published

Facebook removes pages of Brazil activist network before elections

By Brad Haynes SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc on Wednesday took down a network of pages and accounts used by a right-wing Brazilian activist group, cracking down on what it called a misinformation..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

A designer government in Pakistan?

India should watch the election in Pakistan with serious concern, as the ‘third empire’ (the military establishment) is all set to form a designer government with Imran Khan, chief of Pakistan..
DNA - Published

WhatsApp group admins in J&K's Kishtwar asked to seek permission by police, may face terror charges for rumours

Kishtwar district administration in Jammu and Kashmir has asked the netizens having WhatsApp groups and Facebook pages to get their antecedents verified by police and seek their permission within ten..
DNA - Published

In Mexico, fake news creators up their game ahead of election

MEXICO CITY/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Ahead of Mexico's presidential election on Sunday, Facebook pages criticizing the leftist frontrunner feature posts with thousands of "likes" and no other..
Reuters India - Published

Now famous people can use Facebook Pages to raise funds

Facebook has just announced a slew of measures to make fundraising on its platform easier including an initiative to allow brands and public figures to use their Facebook Pages to raise money for..
BGR India - Published Also reported by •newKerala.comSify

Fake Facebook sites account for 60 percent of social network phishing in 2018

In the first quarter of 2018, Kaspersky Lab's anti-phishing technologies prevented more than 3.7 million attempts to visit fraudulent social network pages, of which 60 percent were fake Facebook pages.
DNA - Published

Jaipur: Congress readies for social media war

To take the state Assembly election campaign to a crescendo, Congress has started training guns on the Opposition BJP through various social media platforms. To add more firepower to their digital..
DNA - Published

Facebook ranks Kerala Tourism as the Best FB page in 2017; J&K comes second, Gujarat takes third place

Facebook recently released the data on the top-ranked Facebook pages of government bodies, ministries and political parties in India
Firstpost - Published

Now, BSES users can now lodge complaints on WhatsApp. Know the numbers you can dial

Power consumers of BSES now lodge their complaints about outages through WhatsApp, said a spokesperson of the electricity distribution company. The consumers can register 'no supply' complaints..
DNA - Published

UP CM's Facebook Page ranked as top ranked FB pages of Govt bodies

up cm's facebook page ranked as top ranked fb pages of govt bodies
Facebook(FB) page of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has been ranked as the top ranked Facebook pages of Government bodies, ministries and political parties in India. Principal Secretary..
All India Radio - Published

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg rules out resigning, announces formation of research committee

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg today ruled out resigning over his company's privacy practices as he announced formation of an independent research committee in the backdrop of the elections in..
DNA - Published

Cigarettes sold on Facebook, despite restrictive policies

Tobacco products are marketed and sold on Facebook - without regard for the age of potential buyers - despite policies restricting promotion of such items, a Stanford study has found. Although Facebook..
DNA - Published

Facebook shuts down accounts owned by Russia-based IRA

Facebook has removed several accounts owned by Russia-based Internet Research Agency (IRA), the group accused of meddling in the 2016 US presidential election. “We removed 70 Facebook and 65..
BGR India - Published

Fake news targeting Muslims: 'Postcardnews' owner Mahesh Hegde held in Bengaluru

The cybercrime cell of the Central Crime Branch in Bengaluru on Wednesday arrested Mahesh Vikram Hegde, the founder of the website Postcardnews for posting a fake news post that went viral on social..
Deccan Herald - Published

Facebook gives Tesla CEO Elon Musk the "willies"

Tesla CEO Elon Musk justified his decision to delete his SpaceX and Tesla Facebook pages amid the Cambridge Analytica scandal, claiming that the social media giant gives him the "willies". "It's not a..
DNA - Published

Musk deletes Facebook pages of Tesla, SpaceX after challenged on Twitter | Reuters

Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Zee News

#DeleteFacebook: Elon Musk deletes Facebook pages of SpaceX and Tesla

Elon Musk, the prolific CEO of space-exploration startup SpaceX and electric car manufacturer Tesla, has joined the #DeleteFacebook movement. WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton was the first high profile..
BGR India - Published Also reported by •SifyIndiaTimes

#DeleteFacebook: Elon Musk gets rid of SpaceX, Tesla Facebook pages

#DeleteFacebook gathers steam.
DNA - Published

Musk deletes SpaceX, Tesla Facebook pages, Sonos withdraws ads

The Cambridge Analytica scandal continued to take its toll on Facebook on Friday as verified SpaceX and Tesla pages on the social network disappeared and speaker company Sonos decided to pull its ads..
Sify - Published

Elon Musk deletes SpaceX, Tesla Facebook pages amid Cambridge Analytica scandal

[USA], Mar 24 (ANI): Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Friday deleted his SpaceX and Tesla Facebook pages amid the Cambridge Analytica scandal, as part of the #deletefacebook campaign trending on social media.
Sify - Published

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