Facebook pulls down over 800 pages, accounts ahead of midterm electionsQueenie Wong / CNET - 1 year ago
  • Facebook is cracking down on inauthentic accounts and spam ahead of the US midterm elections.
  • Facebook said Thursday it pulled down more than 800 pages and accounts that posted sensational political content for violating its rules against spam and “inauthentic behavior” ahead of the US midterm elections.
  • While Facebook has denied allegations it suppresses conservative voices, some users who got their pages pulled down accused the tech firm of political bias.
  • The social media giant said it removed 559 pages and 251 accounts for running afoul of its rules.