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Facebook, Twitter dismantle disinformation campaigns tied to Iran and Russia

Friday 24 August 2018 | 13:17 CET | News
The Kremlin rejected Facebook's accusations. Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Moscow did not understand the basis for such statements and that they looked like "carbon copies" of previous allegations that Moscow has denied. Global social media companies are seeking to guard against political interference on their platforms amid rising concerns about foreign attempts to disrupt the US midterm elections in November. The US earlier this year indicted thirteen Russians on charges they attempted to meddle in U. politics, but the alleged Iranian activity, exposed by cybersecurity firm FireEye, suggests

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Alphabet / Facebook / FireEye / Google / Instagram / Microsoft / Twitter / YouTube
Countries: Iran (Islamic Republic of) / Russian Federation
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