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Africa Targeted By Russian-Led Disinformation Campaign – Facebook

This file photo taken on February 18, 2019 shows the US social media Facebook logo displayed on a tablet in Paris. Lionel BONAVENTURE / AFP
Facebook said Wednesday it had taken down accounts linked to a Russian ally of President Vladimir Putin seeking to spread disinformation on the social network in eight African countries.
The influence operations hiding behind fake identities were traced back to Yevgeny Prigozhin, who has been indicted in the United States in connection with a campaign targeting the 2016 US elections.
“Each of these operations created networks of accounts to mislead others about who they were and what …read more

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