Facebook says it dismantles disinformation network tied to Iran's state media

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Facebook says it dismantles disinformation network tied to Iran's state media

Hundreds of fake social media accounts covertly spread pro-Iranian messaging.

Iran's state broadcaster has used hundreds of fake social media accounts to covertly spread pro-Iranian messaging online since at least 2011, targeting voters in countries including Britain and the United States, Facebook said on Tuesday. In a monthly report of accounts suspended for so-called ...

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