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Facebook axes pages that supported Robert Hyde, figure in impeachment probe – Source CNET Tech


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Facebook has removed a network of dozens of pages that posted content supporting Robert Hyde, a Republican donor and congressional candidate who’s become a figure in the events surrounding US President Donald Trump’s impeachment. The pages said they were the work of various Trump supporters in different states but several of the pages had the same contact information as Hyde’s campaign website, The Wall Street Journal reported late Friday.

“When we find networks of Pages misleading people by concealing who controls them, we require those owners to show additional information,” Facebook said in an emailed statement Saturday. “In this case, the necessary disclosure was not made, so per our policy, the Pages…

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