Facebook Is Failing to Aid Inquiry Into ‘Fake News,’ British Lawmakers Say

Facebook Is Failing to Aid Inquiry Into ‘Fake News,’ British Lawmakers Say

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David D. Kirkpatrick
Moscow has long sought to weaken the European Union, and the committee’s report cited research showing that in the six months before the referendum in June 2016, the Kremlin’s English-language outlets, Sputnik and Russia Today, published 261 articles supporting Britain’s withdrawal from the bloc.

“There has been a continual reluctance on the part of Facebook to conduct its own research on whether its organization has been used by Russia to influence others,”

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/28/world/europe/uk-facebook-fake-news.html


In a report to be released Sunday, a parliamentary committee accused Facebook of providing “disingenuous” answers to questions and of withholding information.

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