Fake social media accounts aimed at Ukraine, says Meta


Meta shut down the bogus accounts and blocked sharing of Internet addresses involved in the deception, Agranovich said in a briefing. — Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO: Pro-Russia groups are orchestrating misinformation campaigns on social media, using fake profiles or hacked accounts to paint Ukraine as a feeble pawn of Western duplicity, Meta said Feb 27.

The cybersecurity team at the tech giant – parent of Facebook and Instagram – said it blocked a set of Russia-linked fake accounts that were part of a social media scheme to undermine Ukraine.

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