Facebook today removed multiple accounts, Pages, groups, and Instagram profiles that were related to Russian networks. The accounts in question were masquerading as news organizations and interest pages to spread misinformation. The pages and accounts were linked to employees of defamed Russian state publication Sputnik, which was previously downranked by Google for spreading false information. These accounts ran seemingly legit news and general-interest pages related to topics like sports and travel to build sizable audiences, and later began adding propaganda posts from Sputnik into their mix of content. In a separate post, Facebook’s partner in detecting misinformation, DFRLab describes that… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Facebook
The price of RON95 and RON97 petrol will increase by 6 sen from midnight today, to RM1.98 per litre and RM2.28 per litre respectively.
The price of diesel will be increased for a third week in a row, this time by 12 sen to RM2.17 per litre for the week of Jan 19 to 25.
Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, companies that may be in focus on Monday (Jan 22) may include the following: AE Multi Holdings Bhd, Berjaya Corp Bhd (BCorp), Daya Materials Bhd, Eastland Equity Bhd, Inix Technologies Holdings Bhd, Malaysian Resources Corp Bhd (MRCB), George Kent (M) Bhd, Mesiniaga Bhd, OSK Ventures International Bhd, and Scomi Group Bhd.