Staff Reporters
Aug 23, 2019

YouTube closes 210 accounts over Hong Kong 'influence operations'

Meanwhile, Facebook removed 89 Facebook accounts it said were engaged in “coordinated inauthentic behaviour” in Myanmar.

Google announced that it as closed 210 accounts on YouTube involved in “coordinated influence operations” around the ongoing protests in Hong Kong

In addition, Facebook yesterday said it had removed 89 Facebook accounts, 107 Facebook Pages, 15 Facebook Groups, and five Instagram accounts for engaging in “coordinated inauthentic behavior” that originated in Myanmar.

Google said its actions were consistent with similar decisions made by Facebook...

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