Facebook and Instagram Sued Chinese Companies Selling Fake Accounts, Likes and Followers

The defendants also allegedly infringed on trademarks, cybersquatted

Facebook and Instagram filed a lawsuit late last week in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against four companies and three individuals based in China, accusing them of promoting the sale of fake accounts, likes and followers on the two platforms, as well as on other online services including Twitter, LinkedIn, Google, Apple and Amazon.