Facebook suspends more fake accounts ahead of US midterms

Facebook says it has removed 32 pages believed to have been set up to influence the US midterm elections.

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    Social media giant Facebook says it has uncovered a number of pages and accounts set up to influence the US mid-term elections.

    It has removed 32 accounts and pages - which had almost 300,000 followers - it believes are fake and intended to create divisions before November's vote.

     

    Al Jazeera's Alan Fisher reports from Washington, DC.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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