Russians took a page from corporate America by using Facebook tool to ID and influence voters – The Washington Post

One elemement of media that needs to be disclosed consistently: When is the media reading you to target your cognitive biases? It’s a practice that reinforces the impact of fake news and deceptive marketing.

Russian operatives set up an array of misleading Web sites and social media pages to identify American voters susceptible to propaganda, then used a powerful Facebook tool to repeatedly send them messages designed to influence their political behavior, say people familiar with the investigation into foreign meddling in the U.S. election.

Source: Russians took a page from corporate America by using Facebook tool to ID and influence voters – The Washington Post

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