NEW: @Twitter finds “coordinated and significant” #China-backed “information operation" to sow "political discord" in #HongKong amid mass pro-democracy protests. #propaganda #disinformation #informationwarfare
@Twitter Twitter and Facebook have suspended accounts believed to be tied to China's state-backed #disinformation campaign to undermine legitimacy of pro-democracy #HongKong protesters. Twitter is also barring state-controlled news media entities from advertising. cnbc.com/2019/08/19/twi…
After @BuzzFeedNews and other outlets reported that Chinese state-run media outlets were running ads about #HongKong on @Facebook and @Twitter, Thousands Of Accounts Linked To The Chinese Government Were Kicked Off Social Media buzzfeed.com/janelytvynenko… #propaganda #disinformation
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