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Ahead Of Midterms, Facebook Announces Takedown Of More Fake Accounts

The social media company said Friday it's removed 82 Facebook and Instagram pages, groups and accounts for "coordinated inauthentic behavior."


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Amazon Shares Drop On Weaker-Than-Expected Holiday Season Prediction

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It'll Soon Be Legal To Hack Your DRM-Locked Devices For Repair

2:03People gather at a polling place on the first day of early voting on October 20, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada
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Social Media's Misinformation Crackdown Falls Flat Ahead Of Midterms

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Yahoo Agrees To $50M Settlement In Data Breach Lawsuit

0:53Apple CEO Tim Cook.
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Apple CEO Tim Cook Calls For US Digital Privacy Law Reform

1:21Mark Zuckerberg
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Facebook Launches New Database That Shows US Political Ad Spending

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Russian Soyuz Rocket Will Launch Again In December

0:47The Affordable Care Act
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75,000 People's Data Compromised Signing Up For The ACA

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Twitter Wants To Make It More Clear When A Tweet Has Been Removed

0:52Facebook app
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Facebook Sets Up 'War Room' To Avoid Another Election Scandal

1:13eBay's website on a laptop
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eBay's Suing Amazon

2:26Instagram logo
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How Abusers Use Social Media As A Weapon

3:00Stanford University researcher Fernanda Herrera, left, watches as fellow student navigates through the VR experience.
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Need A Lesson In Empathy? Strap On A VR Headset.

1:06A close-up view of the homepage of the microblogging website Twitter.
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Twitter Releases Millions Of Tweets Linked To Russia, Iran Campaigns

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Tesla Announces It Bought Land For Its Planned Shanghai Gigafactory

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Microsoft Co-founder Paul Allen Dies At Age 65

0:38Elon Musk and Tesla car
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Judge Approves Elon Musk's Settlement Deal With The SEC

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Facebook Announces New Policies Ahead Of Midterms

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The TSA Wants To Speed Up Airport Security With Biometric Screening

0:56Person walks past the Facebook logo on the exterior of a building in Germany in 2016
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Facebook's Recent Breach Affected Fewer Users, But More Data Exposed

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WarnerMedia Plans To Launch New Video Streaming Service

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Sony Will Soon Let PlayStation Users Change Their PSN Online ID

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FBI Director Says Drones Will Likely Be Used In Terrorist Attacks

2:01A hacker takes part in the Seccon 2016 final competition in Tokyo, Japan.
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Privacy Groups Urge Congress To Create New National Privacy Law

3:16Ray Kurzweil gives a talk
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Silicon Valley's Newest Venture Is The Search For Immortality

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Google Pulls Out Of Pentagon's $10 Billion Contract Contest

0:56The U.S. Capitol Building
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Senators Demand Answers Over Alleged China Hacking

1:02Facebook's logo on the exterior of a building
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Amid Privacy Fallout, Facebook Announces New Smart Home Device

0:53Google sign
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Google Shuts Down Google+ For Consumers

0:58Apple logo on the exterior of the Apple Store on Fifth Avenue in New York City in 2015
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Apple Denies Hacking Report In Letter To Lawmakers