Washington 0
5 May 2020

Facebook revealed that it had in April “removed 118 Pages, 389 Facebook accounts, 27 Groups and six Instagram accounts that were involved in foreign interference which is coordinated inauthentic behaviour on behalf of a foreign entity… This activity originated in Iran”. The company also noted that “although the people behind this activity attempted to conceal their identities and coordination, our investigation found links to the [state-owned] Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting Corporation (IRIB)”.

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