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Facebook Suspends Accounts in Myanmar, Russia and Iran for Misinformation | WSJ

By Sarah E. Needleman
February 12, 2020

Facebook Inc. said it removed dozens of fake accounts from countries including Myanmar, Iran and Russia that were spreading misinformation, the latest effort by the social-media company to curb manipulation of its platforms.

The company on Wednesday said it suspended pages and groups on Facebook as well as fake accounts on Instagram for violating its policies. The actions removed false and misleading content on a range of topics including U.S. elections and foreign-related topics.

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Source: Facebook Suspends Accounts in Myanmar, Russia and Iran for Misinformation | WSJ

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