Facebook Battles New Criticism After Indictment Against Russians


Facebook Inc. is contending with a new wave of criticism prompted by the U.S. indictment detailing how Russia manipulated social-media platforms—and by a Facebook executive’s attempts to address the issue.

The indictment on Friday against Russian companies and individuals described how an organization called the Internet Research Agency systematically used Facebook, Twitter Inc., and the YouTube arm of Alphabet Inc.’s Google to sow discord in the U.S. starting in 2014. The document’s description of events showed that Facebook…

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