Facebook Shuts Down More Coordinated Inauthentic Activity in Iran, Russia

Three networks originated in the former, one in the latter

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Facebook provided details on four separate networks of accounts, pages and groups originating in Iran and Russia that were removed from its platform for engaging in coordinated inauthentic behavior.

Three of the networks originated in Iran, while Russia was the base for the fourth.

Facebook head of cybersecurity policy Nathaniel Gleicher elaborated in a Newsroom post.

The first network was based in Iran and focused primarily on the U.S., as well as on some French-speaking audiences in North Africa.

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