Facebook has launched a tool that allows you to track user interaction with the Russian «trolls»

Facebook users will be able to know whether they have read the posts created by St. Petersburg’s «online research», also known as a «Troll factory». Relevant information is available in the help section of the social network.

New tool lets you know, set whether the user «likes» and on what accounts to Facebook or Instagram, created the «Agency of Internet research», it was signed.

At the moment the service is not available in all regions.

«We intend to defend the legitimacy of the political debate in our community and to fight against foreign interference in elections. Therefore, we have taken steps to provide additional transparency and security in Facebook», – said in the social network.

According to «Fontanka», LLC «Agency Internet research», whose office is located in Saint Petersburg, is engaged in direct online promotion and informally called by his staff, the so-called Kremlin trolls, the «Ministry of truth».

According to Facebook, the Agency has launched a social media political advertising in the interests of the Russian Federation during the presidential election in the United States. Outreach posts in that time has seen approximately 10 million U.S. users. Details about Russian intervention, gave the U.S. Congress.

In October of 2017, Facebook has tightened the rules for placing political advertising.




Facebook has launched a tool that allows you to track user interaction with the Russian «trolls» 23.12.2017

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