In total, Facebook has found eight suspicious pages and 17 user profiles on the Facebook platform as well as 7 accounts on Instagram. According to the New York Times, companies this week have informed politicians about the situation.
The account concerned was created on Facebook between March 2017 and May 2018 and was discovered by the company two weeks ago. In total, more than 290,000 user accounts followed at least one of the suspected sites.
The deleted accounts have run 150 different ads for a total of $ 11,000 on both platforms.