Facebook apparently has no intention of releasing fake Russian material to the public


One week after Twitter released the entirety of the material the company had connected to Russia’s social media interference efforts — including text, photos, and videos — Facebook has shown no signs of following suit.

Facebook has been notoriously coy about foreign social media interference efforts on its platform, particularly when it comes to revealing the names and content of the accounts identified.

And while the company announced that it removed hundreds of fake Russian pages and accounts — as well as hundreds of pages and accounts connected to a separate disinformation campaign out of Iran — it has never publicly revealed the names of all of these accounts, nor how many people followed each page, nor even which posts on specific pages were the most popular.

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