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Facebook launches legal action over fake Instagram likes, views and followers

on Apr 26, 2019 | 0 comments

By John Glenday

Facebook is taking further steps to put its house in order by launching legal action against a New Zealand firm and three individuals who reportedly profited from selling fake likes, followers and views on Instagram.

The social media giant accuses the defendants of constructing a network of businesses and websites dedicated to the scam, undermining the credibility of one of Facebook’s core products in the process.

In a blog post confirming court action Jessica Romero, director of platform enforcement and litigation at Facebook, wrote: “By filing the lawsuit, we are sending a message that this kind Read full story ›

Source: The Drum