Facebook Deletes Tens Of Thousands Of Accounts Ahead Of UK General Election

The crackdown announcement comes one day after Macron’s victory in the French presidential elections, following a campaign which saw numerous media outlets accuse Russia of interference. The UK has similarly blamed the Kremlin of interference in the past, although as noted last week, the latest target of the UK government appears to have shifted to the EU itself, following a dramatic deterioration in relations between the two adversaries as Brexit negotiations get increasingly more heated.​

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