Facebook Removed Israeli-Based Pages and Accounts Mostly Focused on Africa

Some activity was tied to Archimedes Group, which was banned from the platform

Nigeria, Senegal, Togo, Angola, Niger and Tunisia were targeted Facebook

Facebook removed a total of 265 accounts, pages, groups and events for coordinated inauthentic behavior, saying that they originated in Israel but focused on Nigeria, Senegal, Togo, Angola, Niger and Tunisia, with some activity geared toward Latin America and Southeast Asia.

david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.