2019 Election: Facebook Closes Pro-Buhari Accounts Allegedly Used To Scam Nigerians

Facebook has closed some accounts allegedly set up by an Israeli firm named Archimedes, which were used to dent the image of Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, and boosting the campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari, Associated Press reports. The report by United States think tank, Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab, which analyses misinformation online, said some sample posts removed from Facebook appeared to praise President Buhari of the All Progressives Congress and smear his leading opponent, Atiku. Many of the pages and accounts were discovered to be linked to a Tel Aviv-based political consulting and

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Facebook Revelations Detailing Manipulations of 2019 Election By Buhari, APC Vindicate Us – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party on Sunday said Facebook’s revelation detailing the manipulations and disinformation in the 2019 general elections allegedly by President Muhammadu Buhari’s handlers and the All Progressives Congress had exposed them as real enemies of the nation’s democracy. The party claimed that the revelation further exposed the APC as a fraudulent and violent-loving party, whose divisive activities threatened the country’s security. The PDP’s position was contained in a statement made available to journalists by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan. The statement read, “Our party notes that there are more damning  revelations against the APC, not only on

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Facebook Announces New Regulation Over Live Video

Facebook announced on Wednesday it is tightening access to livestreaming to prevent the rampant sharing of graphic video as took place with the Christchurch massacre. People who have broken certain rules, including those against “dangerous organizations and individuals,” will be restricted from using the Facebook Live streaming feature, said vice president of integrity Guy Rosen. “Following the horrific recent terrorist attacks in New Zealand, we’ve been reviewing what more we can do to limit our services from being used to cause harm or spread hate,” he said in a statement. A self-described white supremacist gunned down 51 people at two

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