Facebook says it dismantles covert influence campaign tied to Saudi government

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Facebook says it dismantles covert influence campaign tied to Saudi government

Network of fake accounts and pages on Facebook to attack regional rivals.

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 on Thursday. Facebook said it had suspended more than 350 accounts and pages with about 1.4 million ...

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