Israel: Archimedes Group allegedly uses fake Facebook accounts to target African political elections

"Facebook says Israeli company used fake accounts to target African elections", May 16th, 2019

The Israeli company Archimedes Group spent more than $800,000 running Facebook ads and their accounts had almost 3 million followers, Facebook said in a blog post announcing the removals Thursday.

Archimedes Group used fake accounts and "represented themselves as locals, including local news organizations, and published allegedly leaked information about politicians," Facebook said.

 CNN Business has reached out to the company for comment.

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