Facebook Removes 5 More Networks in February for Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior

They totaled 915 accounts, 606 Instagram accounts, 86 pages, 21 groups

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Facebook’s Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior Report for February 2021 provides details on five networks that were removed from its platform, totaling 915 accounts, 606 Instagram accounts, 86 pages and 21 groups.

The social network said in a Newsroom post Wednesday, “Much of the CIB activity we removed worldwide in February was consistent with what we’ve seen from various threat actors over the past three years, including the prevalence of domestic targeting. The Russia-based network, however, was an interesting example of tactics we often see from spam and financially motivated actors being deployed to mislead people during civic protests.



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