Facebook has removed a network of over 700 accounts, pages, and groups, including Instagram accounts from Pakistan that leveraged Facebook's own reporting tools to get anti-Islamic and content critical of the Pakistani government removed. Alongside, the network also posted content critical of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Indian Army, and about how Modi has handled the coronavirus pandemic. Facebook said the posts were in Urdu, Hindi, English, and Punjabi and seems to have primarily targeted Pakistanis and Indians. The network was engaging in "coordinated inauthentic behaviour", which Facebook has been investigating for a few years now. Chrome extension used to speed up mass reporting of anti-Islamic, anti-Pak content Troll armies on these networks pushed content on groups and pages encouraging users to report up to 80 profiles at a time, "with tips on how to do this quickly,…
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