Facebook cracks down on more fake accounts tied to Myanmar

CNET | 8/22/2019 | Queenie Wong
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Facebook is cracking down on bogus accounts in Myanmar.

Facebook's fight against sham accounts in Myanmar isn't over.

Network - Accounts - Groups - Pages - Myanmar

The social network said it pulled down more than 200 accounts, groups and pages from Myanmar for misleading users about their identity and purpose. Facebook has been subject to criticism that it didn't do enough to combat hate speech that fueled a genocide in Myanmar against the the Rohingya, a mainly Muslim group.

It's the fourth network of fake accounts in Myanmar that Facebook identified this year. The social media giant said it linked some of these accounts to people associated with the Myanmar military. Some...
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