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Facebook disables Three billion fake accounts

Facebook on Thursday said it disabled over three billion fake accounts between September and March as part of an effort to enforce content standards. The social networking platform said it disabled 1.2 billion fake accounts in the fourth quarter of 2018 and 2.19 billion in the first quarter of this year. The

2019 Elections: How Israeli firm operated anti-Atiku, pro-Buhari Facebook accounts

Editor's note: Facts have emerged how Facebook recently removed dozens of Israeli-operated accounts  that were found to be interfering in elections all over the world, espcially in Africa and Nigeria with some of them reportedly targeted the main opposition candidate in the February 2019 presidential election, Mr. Atiku Abubakar. The presidential candidate

Frank Commends US firm, Facebook for ‘exposing Buhari’s political consultant in Isreal’

Godsgift Onyedinefu A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has commended a report released by a US-based firm, Atlantic Council's Digital Forensic Research Lab, for exposing an Isreali-based political consulting and lobbying firm named Archimedes, who has been coordinating false

Facebook busts Israeli-led campaign to sway elections in Nigeria, Africa, others

•Deletes 265 fake accounts targeting Nigeria, others Senator Iroegbu and Godsgift Onyedinefu with Agency  Facebook has busted an Isreali-led campaign to sway elections in Nigeria as well as targeted countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. The social  media giant on Thursday said it had removed 265 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages, groups

Suicide, Godlessness, entitlement, other things.

Emeka Oparah Many years ago, a young friend cried to me how his marriage was about to pack up because his wife was tired-having not had a child since they got married five years earlier-and wanted to leave him. He also cited the pressures, the expenses, the shame, the blame and

WhatsApp Hack: Company urges 1.5 billion users to update app over Israeli spyware attack

Margi Murphy    Whatsapp has urged users to update their messaging app after concerns were raised that hackers could inject spy software on to phones via the call function. The Facebook-owned company said the spyware was spread by an "advanced cyber actor", and infected multiple mobile phones using a major vulnerability in the app. The spyware, developed by

Twitter reacts as Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp down globally

Jude Johnson The three social media platforms controlled by Facebook Inc. -Instagram, WhatsApp ­and Facebook (including Facebook Messenger) – have been down globally since Sunday morning. A site that monitors downtime of websites,, indicates that Facebook and other social networks it controls were down since 6:30 a.m in many parts