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Twitter & Facebook Remove China-Linked Accounts over Hong Kong Protest Misinformation

HeadlineAug 20, 2019

Twitter and Facebook removed close to 1,000 accounts they believe were linked to the Chinese government and were spreading misinformation and “sow[ing] political discord” around the protests in Hong Kong. Twitter also said Monday it will no longer publish ads from state-controlled media outlets, in order to “protect healthy discourse and open conversation.”

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