Facebook Removes 32 Accounts Suspected of New Political Influence Campaign

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    Facebook announced today that it removed 32 Facebook and Instagram accounts and pages for exhibiting behavior consistent a political influence campaign, which Facebook said it previously saw during the 2016 US Presidential Election.

    In particular, Facebook said it removed 17 Facebook accounts, eight Facebook pages, and seven Instagram profiles for what the social network categorized as "coordinated inauthentic behavior."
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