Facebook removed a network of pages Friday night that were reported to be sending coordinated posts defending Connecticut congressional candidate Robert Hyde, who this week was implicated in the Ukraine scandal.
The pages first came under public scrutiny in November, months before Hyde came to national attention. A BuzzFeed News investigation found the pages heavily promoting Hyde’s congressional campaign. Hyde denied running the pages to BuzzFeed.
A Facebook company spokesperson said Friday that “when we find networks of Pages misleading people by concealing who controls them, we require those owners to show additional information. In this case, the necessary disclosure was not …read more
Source:: FOX CT