Twitter Suspends Multiple ‘Fake News’ Accounts Aimed At Israelis

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Twitter has suspended a new batch of 61 accounts, with a total of 28,041 followers, linked to foreign fake news manipulation campaigns aimed at the Israeli public, the Israeli Foreign Ministry said.

This brings to 343 the number of suspicious bot accounts aimed at Israel suspended by the social networking company since late December, when elections were announced for April 9, the ministry’s London-based head of R&D, Elad Ratson, posted on his Twitter account Monday.

 

Worldwide, Twitter takes down an astonishing ten million problematic accounts each week and challenges more than half a million suspicious logins every day, the source said.

 

Read more at Times of Israel.

{Matzav.com}

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