Facebook Responds to New York Times Exposé: ‘There Are a Number of Inaccuracies’

Found on Variety on Friday, 16 November 2018
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Early Thursday, Facebook issued a response to a the Times’ Nov. 14 report on the social giant’s strategy of attacking critics and dragging its feet in dealing with the scandals, including Russia’s employing a troll factory to spread propaganda on the platform.

Among other activities, Definers launched a campaign linking Facebook critics to liberal billionaire George Soros, a common tactic used by anti-Semitic alt-right groups. At the same time, Facebook lobbied the Anti-Defamation League to portray other critics of the company as anti-Semitic, per the Times report.

Facebook has way too many scandals on its tab to get away with some PR propaganda.