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Facebook trumpeted this week the deletion of hundreds of pages and accounts run by the Internet Research Agency, the Kremlin-linked troll army that has sought to meddle in U.S. politics. But of the five examples of deleted accounts Facebook provided the public, CNN has found, two had links to the troll army that should have been obvious to the social networking company months ago.

Source: CNN Technology News

Date: April 6th, 2018

Link: http://money.cnn.com/2018/04/05/technology/facebook-internet-research-agency/index.html

Discussion

1) Why is it Facebook’s responsibility to track and delete “troll army” pages and accounts?

2) How would you go about detecting a “troll army”?

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