Iran says Twitter shut legitimate accounts but not anti-government ones

Business Sep 17, 2018

Iran says Twitter shut legitimate accounts but not anti-government ones

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday accused Twitter of closing accounts of "real" Iranians, while allowing anti-government ones backed by the United States. In August, Facebook Inc., Twitter Inc. and Alphabet Inc. collectively removed hundreds of accounts tied to an alleged Iranian propaganda ...

Tech giants dismantle global Iranian propaganda push

World Aug 22, 2018

Tech giants dismantle global Iranian propaganda push

Facebook Inc., Twitter Inc. and Alphabet Inc. collectively removed hundreds of accounts tied to Iranian actors that a cybersecurity firm said on Tuesday were promoting Iran's geopolitical agenda around the world. Through a network of fake news websites and fraudulent social media personas spread across ...