Facebook Removes 9 Networks in April 2021 for Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior

1,565 accounts, 141 Instagram accounts, 724 pages, 63 groups were included


Facebook released its coordinated inauthentic behavior report for April 2021, detailing nine networks that were removed from its platform.

The social network said those networks accounted for a total of 1,565 accounts, 141 Instagram accounts, 724 pages and 63 groups. Details on each network follow.

  • Azerbaijan: 124 accounts, 15 pages, six groups and 30 Instagram accounts primarily targeting Azerbaijan and Armenia to a lesser extent were removed, and Facebook discovered this network following its enforcement against Postegro and Nunu, two third-party Android applications that misled people into giving away their Instagram credentials.
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