This is why you shouldn’t trust any new ‘firm’
An Australian firm has been accused of using fake social media profiles to promote its business.
Key points:A group of users were accused of creating fake profiles on the Facebook platform to post a variety of ‘fake news’ about the firm’s operationsThe Facebook account allegedly promoted fake news stories about the Australian firm and its operationsThe group also posted photos of themselves posing with fake social network accounts and videos in support of the Australian companyThe company says the allegations are untrue and the accounts were fake, and has been suspendedThe company has also said it is investigating the claims.
The company, which is based in Melbourne, allegedly uses a Facebook page and several Twitter accounts to promote fake news articles about its operations.
The group claims it was tricked into making fake profiles for the Australian-based firm, which it says is involved in the “disruption of political correctness”.
In one case, the Facebook account claimed the firm had paid for a video produced by a group of activists and called the video a “political statement” on the “unconstitutional nature of the Trump administration”.
The Facebook page also posted a video of itself posing with a video on a fake Facebook page in support with the Australian Australian company.
It claimed it was the “first time this has ever happened to an Australian company”.
The Australian company has been criticised for its stance on the President’s travel ban, which was criticised by the US.