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# fake-accounts - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Twitter and Facebook accuse China of social media campaign against Hong Kong protesters
# Fake Accounts
# Fake Accounts

Twitter and Facebook accuse China of social media campaign against Hong Kong protesters

Aug 20th 2019, 11:34 AM 8,187 Views 78 Comments

Facebook and Twitter said they had shut down nearly 1,000 active accounts linked to China.

# fake-accounts - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Facebook banned 583 million fake accounts in the first three months of the year
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# Data Privacy

Facebook banned 583 million fake accounts in the first three months of the year

May 15th 2018, 9:38 PM 11,205 Views 54 Comments

Facebook said those closures came on top of blocking millions of attempts to create fake accounts every day.

# fake-accounts - Friday 13 May, 2016

Auction appears hijacked as "Racist McShootFace" bids $65m for gun that killed Trayvon Martin
# Fake Accounts
# Fake Accounts

Auction appears hijacked as "Racist McShootFace" bids $65m for gun that killed Trayvon Martin

May 13th 2016, 4:50 PM 20,971 Views 24 Comments

The account was later deleted.