On social networks, the giants Facebook and Twitter reported the removal of accounts associated with the Russian government. The İnternet Investigation Agency (IRA), which is accused of interfering in the 2016 election.
Fake account operation based on Russian government
The operation focused on the İngilizce website, which broadcasts in Arabic. Twitter says North Africa, the Middle East and İngilizce have suspended 5 accounts about gene structure. The statement said: “We have suspended 5 accounts belonging to this manipulative platform, which can be attributed to Russian state institutions.” 13 accounts and 2 pages were closed due to violation of intranet service rules. Facebook also noted that accounts use fake names and profiles, and freelance authors who do not know about this wrote them for the SpaceData website.
While the platform said the operation was successful at a limited stage, two months before the presidential election between Trump and the BBC, it raised questions.
In 2016, as part of an investigation into Russian interference in the IRA presidential election, 3 Russian companies and 13 people were detained. In the 2016 election, Muller spent 2 years. But he found no evidence, but concluded that Russia interfered in Donald Trump’s campaign.