CNET: Facebook axes Russia-linked pages to stop election interference

CNET: Facebook axes Russia-linked pages to stop election interference. “Mark Zuckerberg said Tuesday Facebook will take down ‘more than 270 pages and accounts operated by a Russian organization called the Internet Research Agency (IRA).’ In a post Facebook’s CEO said, ‘Most of our actions against the IRA to date have been to prevent them from interfering in foreign elections. This update is about taking down their pages targeting people living in Russia. This Russian agency has repeatedly acted deceptively and tried to manipulate people in the US, Europe, and Russia — and we don’t want them on Facebook anywhere in the world.'”