• Did you 'like' Russian propaganda? Facebook will clue you in

    19 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - Facebook says it will show users if they followed or 'liked' Russia propaganda accounts on its service or on Instagram.
    The company said Wednesday it will launch a portal to let people see which accounts of the Internet Research Agency they followed between January 2015 and August 2017. The tool will be available by the end of the year. But it won't show users if they merely saw - or even "liked" - posts from those pages.
    Facebook, Google and Twitter testified before Congress this month, acknowledging that agents tied to the Russian government used their platforms to try to...
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  • Facebook will let some of its users see if they interacted with Russian propaganda

    Facebook will let some of its users see if they interacted with Russian propaganda

    19 days ago - By Business Insider

    Some Facebook users will be able to see which Russia-linked pages they interacted with on the social network.
    Facebook still won't tell users whether the propaganda they saw was a paid ad or a post in the News Feed.
    The move follows in the footsteps of Twitter.
    Facebook said Wednesday that it would let some of its users see whether they liked or followed pages belonging to Russia-linked operatives that sowed political divisiveness around the 2016 US presidential election.
    A new page to be published on Facebook's help center by the end of the year will show whether some accounts interacted...
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  • Facebook will tell users what Russian posts they saw

    19 days ago - By Fast Company

    If you were the kind of person who got into it with friends during the 2016 election-either during the Democratic primary battle between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders or the general election between Clinton and Donald Trump-you very likely based some of your arguments on fake content promoted by Russia. Recently Facebook has come under...
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  • Facebook will show which Russian election troll accounts you followed

    Facebook will show which Russian election troll accounts you followed

    19 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Facebook is building out a tool to show which Facebook Pages or Instagram accounts associated with Russian Internet Research Agency election troll farm you Liked or followed. Launching by the end of the year as part of the Facebook Help Center, the tool will show a list of all the IRA accounts you followed. The IRA is a group based in St. Petersburg, Russia with ties to Kremlin. It's...
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