Facebook bars deceptive campaign from pro-Trump group

San Francisco (AFP) – Facebook on Thursday said it derailed a campaign using fake accounts to praise US President Donald Trump as part of its latest crackdown on orchestrated deception.The social network has banned US marketing firm Rally Forge, which coordinated the “inauthentic behavior” on behalf of the pro-Trump youth group Turning Point USA and Inclusive Conservation Group, according to head of cybersecurity policy Nathaniel Gleicher.Activity at the bogus accounts mostly involved commenting on news articles rather than posting their own content, according to Facebook.The campaign included…

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