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Facebook takes down hundreds of fake Chinese accounts spreading COVID-19 disinformation

Facebook takes down hundreds of fake Chinese accounts spreading COVID-19 disinformation

Facebook and Instagram recently took down a Chinese network of accounts, pages and groups reportedly engaging in a coordinated disinformation campaign about COVID-19. 

The takedown: Meta, the social media platforms’ parent company, released its Adversarial Threat Report on Wednesday, detailing how hundreds of accounts weaved a narrative that the United States was actively putting China in a negative light.

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