The network maintained fake accounts across Meta’s social media platforms Facebook and Instagram, as well as competitor service Twitter. Photo: Reuters
The network maintained fake accounts across Meta’s social media platforms Facebook and Instagram, as well as competitor service Twitter. Photo: Reuters

Meta says it removed Chinese influence operation targeting US midterms though Facebook, Instagram

  • Unlike previous operations aimed at sending a ‘US bad, China good’ message to the rest of the world, these fake accounts tried to influence American voters
  • The discovery of the propaganda network, also found on Instagram and rival Twitter, suggests a shift towards direct interference in US domestic politics

The network maintained fake accounts across Meta’s social media platforms Facebook and Instagram, as well as competitor service Twitter. Photo: Reuters
The network maintained fake accounts across Meta’s social media platforms Facebook and Instagram, as well as competitor service Twitter. Photo: Reuters
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