Facebook logo reflected in the glass in this image illustration of April 1, 2019 at the latest. (REUTERS photo/Akhtar Soomro/Illustration
YANGON (Reuters) – Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had closed on 216 social media pages, groups, and accounts from australia, some are bound to be in the army, and stymie efforts to “manipulate or corrupt the public debate.
The company has closed 89 Facebook accounts, and in 107 pages, 15 groups of five, and Instagram accounts, and some of the hundreds of thousands of people, ” he said in a blog post.
The social media giant has already deleted hundreds of accounts, including those of the Myanmar ‘ s army chief after criticism that he had failed to act on incitement to hatred in the midst of the violence against the Rohingya Muslims in the country.
The latest removed to Myanmar, and accounts are re-used, legitimate news and entertainment content, and the level of national and local issues, such as crime rates, ethnic relations, celebrities, and the military, ” he said.
“Even though the people behind this activity and tried to hide his identity, and our research has shown that some of this activity has been associated with in relation to the Myanmar military.”
In 2017, when the military, led a crackdown in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, in response to the attacks on the Rohingya insurgents, pushing it to more than 730,000 Rohingya to neighboring Bangladesh, according to the U. N. agencies.
Editing by Michael Perry