Amid worries of foreign attempts to influence U.S. midterm elections, Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms have remove hundreds of accounts used to push Iranian and Russian agendas, citing, “coordinated inauthentic behavior” and “manipulation.”
News Agencies and Israel Hayom Staff
Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet have collectively removed hundreds of accounts tied to Russian and Iranian users that cybersecurity firm FireEye said were promoting Russia’s and Iran’s geopolitical agendas around the world.
Some of the Twitter and Facebook accounts were designed to appear as if they belonged to real people in the United States, Britain and Canada, according to FireEye. Continue Reading »