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Meta dismantles Chinese fake news network

Facebook parent company Meta Platforms announced the takedown of a Chinese network. The network operated fake accounts on Meta’s social media platforms Facebook and Instagram, as well as on rival service Twitter, Meta announced on Tuesday. The company said it is the first time a Chinese operation targeted users ahead of the US midterm elections in November. While the network is small and does not have many followers, the discovery is significant, as it points to more direct interference in US domestic politics than previously attempted by Russia.

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