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SCOOP w/@kevinroose: Facebook is preparing to announce that it has identified a coordinated political influence campaign, with dozens of inauthentic accounts and pages that are believed to be engaging in political activity ahead of Nov.…
@kevinroose FB has been unable to tie the accounts to Russia but company officials told Capitol Hill that Russia was possibly involved.

The company is not expected to name Russia in its announcement.
@kevinroose Facebook discovered coordinated activity around issues like a sequel to last year’s deadly “Unite the Right” white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va. Coordinated activity was also detected around #AbolishICE
@kevinroose MORE: Facebook is expected to announce its findings on Tuesday afternoon. The company has been working with the F.B.I. to investigate the activity.

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