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Meta links phony accounts to people ‘associated with the US military’

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A network of fake accounts promoting U.S. interests to countries in the Middle East and Central Asia was linked to individuals associated with the U.S. military, Meta said Tuesday.
Published 2 months ago · Washington, United States

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Meta claims US military link to online propaganda campaign

The campaign impersonated media outlets and activists but had "little or no engagement", Meta says.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Fake Facebook and Instagram accounts promoting US interests had ties to US military, Meta says

People "associated with the US military" were likely behind a network of phony Facebook and Instagram accounts that promoted US interests abroad by targeting audiences in Afghanistan and Central Asia, Facebook parent firm Meta said Tuesday.

2 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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Meta links phony accounts to people ‘associated with the US military’

A network of fake accounts promoting U.S. interests to countries in the Middle East and Central Asia was linked to individuals associated with the U.S. military, Meta said Tuesday.  Meta removed dozens of Facebook and Instagram accounts, as well as additional pages and groups linked to the network, for violating its policy against coordinated inauthentic…

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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Fake Facebook and Instagram accounts promoting US interests had ties to US military, Meta says

By Sean Lyngaas, CNNPeople “associated with the US military” were likely behind a network of phony Facebook and Instagram accounts that promoted US interests abroad by targeting audiences in Afghanistan and Central Asia, Facebook parent firm Meta said Tuesday.It’s a rare case of a US tech giant tying a coordinated online influence operation to Washington rather than a foreign government.Meta said it removed roughly three-dozen Facebook accounts …

2 months ago·Idaho Falls, United States
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Meta claims to have uncovered US military-linked online propaganda

Meta's latest adversarial-threat report says that individuals associated with the US military are linked to an online propaganda campaign. This was the first such campaign to have been taken down by a big-tech company. It supported the US and its allies, and propagated against countries such as Russia, China and Iran. However, experts say it didn't seem to have had much of an impact and user engagement was very less.

2 months ago·Noida, India
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Meta confirms US military-linked propaganda campaign

Facebook’s parent company Meta has confirmed the discovery of a propaganda network linked to individuals “associated with the US military”

2 months ago·Russian Federation
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