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Facebook Removes Dubious Libya-focussed Accounts

By John Lee. Facebook has taken action to remove what it described as “coordinated inauthentic behavior in UAE, Egypt and Saudi Arabia“. Nathaniel Gleicher, the company’s Head of Cybersecurity Policy, said in a statement: “We removed 259 Facebook accounts, 102 Facebook Pages, five Facebook Groups, four Facebook Events and 17 Instagram accounts for engaging in […]

Libya Startups Exhibition

A Libya Startups Expo is to be held at the Radisson Blu hotel in Tripoli, on the Wednesday 16th of December. According to the organisers’ Facebook page, the aim of the event it to “create a suitable environment for effective entrepreneurship, and support micro-entrepreneurs to display their projects, and create an atmosphere of cooperation between […]

US Ambassador ‘Trolled’ off Twitter

The American Ambassador to Libya, Deborah Jones (pictured), has announced that she is leaving Twitter. Her decision follows the reaction to her tweet yesterday: “Terrible news today from #Tarhouna where 8 innocent displaced #Tawergha killed in air strikes. This violence serves no one’s interests.” This was met with a stream of criticism and abuse, leading […]