Meta Says it Busted China-Based Bid to Disrupt Midterm Elections
Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, said Tuesday that it had disabled a China-based network that was working to incite US political divisions on social media ahead of November’s midterm elections.
The influence campaign involved roughly 80 accounts on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter that planned to stoke conflict over “hot button” issues like abortion and gun control.
“What this operation was doing was targeting US domestic politics, targeting both sides,” Meta global threat intelligence lead Ben Nimmo said in a statement.
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