Quartz: Facebook’s latest “effort” to warn people about Russian propaganda is wildly inadequate

Quartz: Facebook’s latest “effort” to warn people about Russian propaganda is wildly inadequate. “Oh, but where’s the fun in a straightforward advisory that you may have been duped by Russian propaganda? Facebook would rather this be a bit of a challenge! Asked whether the company plans to notify users who have liked or followed Russian content, a Facebook spokesman clarified in an email that ‘they will have to go to the Help Center portal to see the information,’ adding that the company will ‘take significant steps to make users aware of this new tool.’ The tool will also not tell Facebook users if they were exposed to content from the Internet Research Agency that they didn’t personally like or follow. In other words, if a friend shared pages from Russian trolls, or they were promoted into your newsfeed, you may never know. “

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