stemmed from four unconnected campaigns originating in Thailand, Russia, Ukraine and Honduras.removed nearly 300 accounts, along with multiple pages, groups and Instagram accounts, as part of its of "coordinated ." The social network on Thursday said the accounts
In total, 294 accounts, 1,509 pages and 32 groups were removed in the past week. Facebook said it didn't find any links between the campaigns, but that they all "created networks of accounts to mislead others about who they were and what they were doing." The campaigns had a collective following of more than 274,000 accounts.
The ousting comes as Facebook on Wednesday agreed to payand over the social network's . The settlements stem from probes into whether Facebook should have done more to prevent from .
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a statement Wednesday that the social network would make "major structural changes" to how it builds products and conducts business.
"We have a responsibility to protect people's privacy," Zuckerberg wrote. "We already work hard to live up to this responsibility, but now we're going to set a completely new standard for our industry."
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