Meta warns that China is stepping up its online social media influence operations
China has become the third most common source of foreign influence operations, behind Russia and Iran, according to the owner of Facebook and Instagram.(Image credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Meta says it disrupted Chinese and Russian political influence operations
Meta reported Thursday that it has disrupted Chinese and Russian covert influence operations designed to influence politics in the United States through deceptive social media practices.
Meta says it broke up Chinese influence operation looking to exploit U.S. political divisions
China has become one of the most aggressive actors attempting to sway U.S. public opinion through fake accounts on social media, Meta said Thursday, despite still finding little success in those efforts.
Meta Says It Broke Up Chinese Influence Operation
NBC News: “In a quarterly report on inauthentic account behavior on Facebook, Instagram and Threads, Meta said it had taken down five distinct Chinese networks targeting foreign audiences this year, more than from any other country.”
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