Controversies surrounding Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death has also been part of the Saudi government’s fake Facebook account propaganda. (Bloomberg pic)LONDON: People connected to the government of Saudi Arabia have run a network of fake accounts and pages on Facebook to promote state propaganda and attack regional rivals, the social media giant said today.
Facebook said it had suspended more than 350 accounts and pages with about 1.4 million followers, the latest takedown in an ongoing effort to combat “coordinated inauthentic behaviour” on its platform, and the first such activity it has linked to the Saudi government.
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Source: Free Malaysia Today