Facebook blocks group spreading pro-Trump posts from fake accounts

Facebook on Friday said it took down a network of accounts using fake identities while spreading pro-Trump messages at the social network and Instagram.

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The campaign was one of two derailed for “engaging in foreign and government interference” and endeavoring “to mislead others about who they were and what they were doing,” according to Facebook head of security policy Nathaniel Gleicher.

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“In each of these cases, the people behind this activity coordinated with one another and used fake accounts to misrepresent themselves, and that was the basis for our action,” Gleicher said in an online post.

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