China created fake Facebook and Instagram accounts to spread polarizing political content, aiming to divide the US ahead of elections. Meta identified and eliminated the network, which used reshared posts from both liberal and conservative sources.

US foreign adversaries exploit tech platforms to spread discord, highlighting threats posed by online disinformation ahead of national elections in the US, India, Mexico, Ukraine, Pakistan, Taiwan, and other nations. Meta Platforms Inc. identifies Chinese-originating networks, focusing on pro-Chinese content.

Meta released a report assessing the risk of foreign adversaries like Iran, China, and Russia using social media to interfere in elections, focusing on Russia’s war against Ukraine and targeting election-related debates.

Meta plans to accept paid ads claiming 2020 US election was rigged or stolen, rejecting unfounded doubts and requiring disclaimers for AI-generated content in 2024, addressing new challenges.