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Facebook closes ‘spam’ pages, accounts helping Brazil presidential candidate

BRASÍLIA: Social media platform Facebook has closed 68 pages and 43 accounts linked to a marketing group believed to be promoting the chances of Brazilian right-wing presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro. Facebook issued a statement saying it had acted against the pages and accounts linked to Raposos Fernandes Associates (RFA) "for violating our misrepresentation and spam policies." "The people behind RFA created Pages using fake accounts or multiple accounts with the same names," and then "used those Pages to post…