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Facebook Identifies an Active Political Influence Campaign ­sing Fake Accounts


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Mark Zuckerberg testifying

Mark Zuckerberg before testifying during a joint hearing of the Senate Commerce and Judiciary Committees in April.

Credit:Alex Brandon/Associated Press

Facebook said on Tuesday that it had identified a political influence campaign that was potentially built to disrupt the midterm elections, with the company detecting and removing 32 pages and fake accounts that had engaged in activity around divisive social issues.

From The New York Times
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