FACEBOOK CLOSES BUHARI CAMPAIGN ACCOUNTS

Facebook has closed some accounts allegedly set up by an Israeli firm named Archimedes, which were used to dent the image of Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, and boosting the campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari, Associated Press reports. The report by United States think tank, Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab, which analyses misinformation online, said some sample posts removed from Facebook appeared to praise President Buhari of the All Progressives Congress and smear his leading opponent, Atiku. Many of the pages and accounts were discovered…

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