Facebook Acknowledges Propaganda Is Spreading On Its Platform, Outlines Plan To Stop It

Beyond fake news, there is a new enemy that needs to be stopped: propaganda. And Facebook is doing everything to fight it.

Facebook has released a report detailing a so-called “information operations” deployed by sinister organizations across social media. The report is an acknowledgement that Facebook is being used by foreign governments and non-state groups to advance their political agenda.

Political propaganda is a new battleground that goes beyond fake news, a phenomenon that Facebook has taken steps to combat, such as the crackdown on fake accounts.

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