Date: 4 weeks ago   Category: IT & Media

Facebook has removed more than 650 connected with Russia and Iran of accounts — Rambler News Service


Photo: Pixabay the Social network Facebook has blocked 652 pages connected with Russia and Iran because of "not authentic" behavior, the press service of the company in the blog has stated. "Today we have removed a set of pages, groups and accounts because of the coordinated not authentic behavior in Facebook and Instagram. A part of activity another has been recorded in Iran, – in Russia. It were different campaigns, and we haven't found any communication or coordination between them. However they used similar tactics, creating accounts to mislead others concerning the one who are they and that is done" — it is said in the statement. The press service of Facebook has noted that the similar decision has been dictated by desire to provide reliability of accounts in social network. "We want that people could trust those communications which they create in Facebook" — have said in the company. The administration of social network has specified that it works on creation of the best technologies, tries to attract more people to the solution of similar problems and contacts to experts in safety issues and law enforcement agencies. Facebook has thanked FireEye which is engaged in cyber security. Her employees have reported social networks about suspicious activity. As an example the press service has reported about the Quest 4 Truth page which positioned itself as independent media of Iran. Actually she has been connected with the news network Press TV having contacts with the Iranian state media.

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