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Facebook, Twitter dismantle disinformation campaigns tied to Iran and Russia

Updated : August 22, 2018 09:35 PM IST

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said the accounts identified on his company's platform were part of two separate campaigns, the first from Iran with some ties to state-owned media, the second linked to sources that Washington has previously named as Russian military intelligence services.
The Kremlin rejected Facebook's accusations. Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters that Moscow did not understand the basis for such statements and that they looked like "carbon copies" of previous allegations that Moscow has denied.
Facebook, Twitter dismantle disinformation campaigns tied to Iran and Russia
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