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Facebook’s algorithms fueled massive foreign propaganda campaigns during the 2020 election – here’s how algorithms can manipulate you

Facebook has known that its algorithms enable trolls to spread propoganda. STR/NurPhoto via Getty Images Filippo Menczer, Indiana University An internal Facebook report found that the social media platform’s algorithms – the rules its computers follow in deciding the content that you see – enabled disinformation campaigns based in Eastern Europe to reach nearly half of all Americans in the …

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