Facebook removes fraud networks who used US election to make profit

Fraudsters from different parts of the world such as Albania to Vietnam are posting about U.S. politics and upcoming presidential election to maximize clicks and make money. One network operated from Albania posted about U.S. politics to trick people into following pages that directed them to clickbait websites which generated money through AD. Facebook now regularly announces to takedown online influence operations tied to Russia. Facebook detailed the suspension of networks between May and September.

We did not see evidence of these networks being politically motivated” – Facebook said.

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