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How Russia Used Facebook To Shape 2016 Election

  • Wired, Monday, April 16, 2018 11:27 PM

Among 228 groups that were found to be running division Facebook ads during the 2016 election, 122 were “suspicious,” Wired reports, citing research from a professor of journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. “Of those so-called ‘suspicious’ advertisers, one in six turned out to be associated with [Russia’s own] Internet Research Agency,” it writes, citing data that has since been provided by Congress.

 

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