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Internet Users: Sham Accounts and Facebook Campaign

internet users: Another shared a false story about the rape of a Buddhist woman by a Muslim man, according to Toronto Star. The Facebook posts were not from everyday internet users. One said Islam was a global threat to Buddhism. Instead, they were from burma military personnel who turned the social network into a tool for ethnic cleansing, according to former military officials, researchers and civilian officials in the country. With fake pages and sham accounts, the country's military is said to be behind a Facebook campaign that targeted the mostly Muslim Rohingya minority group that fueled genocide, said former military officials, researchers and civilian officials. A settlement for Rohingya arrivals in Thang Khali, Bangladesh, Sept. 7, 2017. ( As reported in the news.