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Facebook says it purged more than 800 spam accounts, pages

Oct 12, 2018

Facebook says it purged more than 800 spam accounts, pages

Facebook said it has purged more than 800 U.S. pages and accounts for spamming users with politically tinged garbage links and clickbait just weeks ahead of the U.S. midterm elections. The banned accounts and Facebook sites exhibited "coordinated inauthentic behavior" such as working together to ...

/ Sep 28, 2018

Facebook admits phone numbers used to target ads

Facebook on Thursday confirmed that advertisers were privy to phone numbers given by members of the social network for enhanced security. A study by two U.S. universities, first reported by news website Gizmodo, found that phone numbers given to Facebook for two-factor authentication were also ...