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US Democrats want to turn Facebook into a tool of manipulating the voters

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US Democrats want to turn Facebook into a tool of manipulating the voters and to a source of legalised leak of personal information of the users.

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According to Raffi Krikorian, the Democratic National Committee's chief technology officer and a former Uber executive, the proposal would allow Democrats and Republicans alike to combat misinformation by serving those people accurate information:

"Krikorian wants Facebook to go even further and identify audiences that have seen the content so the DNC -- or the Republican National Committee, for that matter -- can serve those people correct information. Krikorian said he's not calling on Facebook to identify individual users, only the audiences that have seen the misinformation. For example, if Ohio college students receive bogus details on their polling location, the DNC wants to know that so it can deliver accurate information to that same audience." money.cnn.com/2018/08/08/technology/dnc-facebook-disinformation/index.html

Further debunking by the Insider: theins.ru/antifake/112928

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Reported in: Issue 116
Date: 09.08.2018
Language: Russian
Country: US
Keywords: Facebook, Democratic Party (US)
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Vesti
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