Meta purge: 6M Instagram, FB posts removed during PH election season - News Summed Up

Meta purge: 6M Instagram, FB posts removed during PH election season


ADVERTISEMENTThe bulk of the removed posts, or about 5 million, were flagged for breaching the platforms’ violence and incitement policies, said Melissa Chin, Meta’s content policy manager for Asia-Pacific. ‘Patient zero’Filipinos’ heavy use of social media has made them highly vulnerable to manipulation by coordinated and well-funded false information channels. In response, David Agranovich, director of threat disruption at Meta, said the company had been expanding initiatives to take down more fake accounts. In September 2020, Meta removed 155 accounts, 11 pages, nine groups and six Instagram accounts for violating their policy against foreign or government interference and showing coordinated inauthentic behavior on behalf of a foreign or government entity. — WITH A REPORT FROM INQUIRER RESEARCHRELATED STORYOver 100 fake accounts traced to PH police, military shut down by FacebookRead Next


Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer August 05, 2022 04:11 UTC



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