New York Times: How Fake Influence Campaigns on Facebook Lured Real People

New York Times: How Fake Influence Campaigns on Facebook Lured Real People. “In late June, after word emerged that the white supremacists who organized last year’s deadly ‘Unite the Right’ march in Charlottesville, Va., had applied to hold an anniversary rally this month in Washington, a local political activist, Brendan Orsinger, saw that a Facebook event page had been created for a counterprotest. He recognized it as trouble. Little did he know just how much.”

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