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Cracking Down on Deceptive Drifters: Facebook’s Sweep of Chinese Troll Accounts

If you’ve been an active user of Facebook recently, you may have noticed some changes to your newsfeed. Facebook’s latest sweep has deleted thousands of accounts linked to Chinese troll armies.  As Facebook calls them, these deceptive drifters were set up to manipulate public opinion by spreading propaganda and conspiracy theories. They targeted both Chinese ...

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