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Facebook says fake accounts linked to Russia bought thousands of ads during US election

Facebook on Wednesday said it had found evidence that fake accounts “likely operated out of Russia” purchased thousands of ads during the US presidential election designed to amplify divisive political messages.

Facebook said the ads were part of elaborate “information operations” in which “organized actors,” including governments, used social media to deceive the public and distort political sentiment.

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