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Facebook shuts down 'spammy' politics pages

BBC News Friday, 12 October 2018
Facebook shuts down 'spammy' politics pagesPolitical sites with millions of followers have been purged in a Facebook crackdown on spam.
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News video: Facebook Removes Hundreds of Spammy Accounts and Pages

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It said it removed 559 pages and 251 accounts that posted "sensational political content" aimed at driving users to other websites.

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