Facebook: Iran’s been posting hundreds of fake pages since 2011

Enlarge / A car passes by Facebook’s corporate headquarters location in Menlo Park, California, on March 21, 2018. (credit: JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Yet again, Facebook announced that it removed hundreds of inauthentic pages, groups, and accounts on its platform that were used to “mislead others about who they were and what they were doing.”

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The Tuesday announcement came as the company is under increased scrutiny from lawmakers for allowing such activity to proliferate.

Last year, Facebook admitted that it sold advertising space to dubious Russian buyers who aimed to sow discord via American political memes.

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