Despite once saying that it was “crazy” to believe Russians influenced the 2016 election, Facebook knew about a possible operation as early as June, 2016.
Really? How so?
It only started taking it seriously after President Obama met privately with CEO Mark Zuckerberg ahead of Trump’s inauguration.
He warned that if the social network didn’t take action to mitigate fake news and political agitprop, it would get worse during the next election.
How much worse could it be?