Facebook removed numerous accounts that were involved in anti-vax influencer campaigns


  • Facebook has removed numerous accounts that were involved in anti-vax disinformation campaigns operated from Russia.

  • The company says that the network of these accounts targeted the US, India and Latin America.

  • They aimed to enroll influencers to spread false claims to undermine public confidence in particular Covid-19 vaccines, it added.

  • In the latest report on "coordinated inauthentic behaviour", Facebook said that they found some links between the network and a botched disinformation campaign from influencer marketing agency called Fazze - which is the part of a Russian-based company called AdNow.